Rights / Gender
New York : In his message for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, observed on Wednesday, the UN Secretary-General called for the dismantling of racist structures and institutions so that the world can move forward. more
With human rights under attack, UN chief unveils blueprint for positive change

New York : People’s basic human rights – their birth-right – are “under assault”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, as he launched ...

UN must continue to be a forum for dialogue on decolonization: Guterres

New York : With 17 non-self-governing territories remaining worldwide, the United Nations must continue to be the place where their concerns can be heard, the Secretary-General said in Ne ...

World must ‘step up’, match Pakistan’s compassion for refugees, says UN chief

New York : Pakistan’s solidarity and compassion for hosting Afghan refugees is a remarkable blueprint that the rest of the world should follow.

UN ‘determined to lead by example’ on disability rights: Guterres

New York: The UN is determined to lead by example when it comes to the rights of people with disabilities, Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to mark the Internat ...

New refugee data centre can inform policies, solutions worldwide: Guterres

New York: A new UN refugee data centre will improve the way humanitarian agencies support “some of the most dramatically vulnerable people in the world”, UN chief Antón ...

‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’

New York, Spet 13 (JEN): Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alli ...

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia

New York, June 17 (JEN): The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight poli ...

First-ever UN report on disability and development, illustrates inclusion gaps

New York: The United Nations launched its first-ever flagship report on disability and development on Monday; published by, for, and with, persons with disabilities, in the hopes of foste ...

Multilateralism: The only path to address the world’s troubles, signals Guterres

New York,As the world’s problems grow, multilateralism represents to best path to meet the challenges that lie ahead, said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres o ...