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New York: With the COVID-19 pandemic precipitating one of the world’s worst health, socioeconomic and humanitarian crises in over a century, the UN chief told a high-level discussion on Tuesday to seize the opportunity “to make real, foundational, and necessary change”. more
UN chief announces major push to transform harmful food systems

New York: The UN chief António Guterres set out a new plan to transform the world’s food systems on Monday - coinciding with the start of World Food Week - which will culmina ...

Bolster fragile world to emerge stronger, UN chief urges, marking Peace Day

New York: A Japanese principle that finds beauty in broken things, should serve as guidance for today’s fractured world as we navigate out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary-Genera ...

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action

New York : The world is “doomed” in the face of climate change unless major industrial nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General António Guter ...

Guterres welcomes conduct of Afghan elections, commends ‘all who braved security concerns to uphold their right to vote’

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the conduct of presidential elections in Afghanistan on 28 September and commended all Afghans “who exercised the ...

UN’s Guterres condemns ongoing airstrikes on Syria’s hospitals, medical workers

New York, July 13 (JEN): Reports that airstrikes have hit several health facilities in north-west Syria have been strongly condemned by the UN Secretary-General.