Thursday, December 9, 2021

Antonio Guterres

On Indian food aid to Afghanistan, UN says humanitarian help should arrive ‘swiftly’

United Nations: The UN wants humanitarian aid to arrive quickly anywhere where it is needed, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric has said when...

UN Secretary-General sends condolences to Dilip Kumar’s family, fans

"We send our deep condolences to his family, his legions of fans throughout the world," Guterres's Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said on Wednesday.

UN Secretary-General welcomes Israel-Hamas ceasefire

According to the latest media reports, a total of 232 Palestinians, including more than 60 children, and at least 12 Israelis, have been killed since violence erupted near the Gaza border on May 10

Vaccinationalism and the Global

With links forged between the virus, the vaccine and larger questions of national identity, we recognise the repetition of a certain history: of disease, colonial rule and power

UN chief Antonio Guterres blasts vaccine nationalism, hoarding, side deals

Guterres reiterated his call for COVID-19 vaccines to be seen as “a global public good".

Economic growth, deadlier pandemics

We need to stop thinking of ourselves as somehow above or outside the natural systems that support us

UN chief Antonio Guterres receives COVID-19 vaccine

In December last year, Guterres had said he intended to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it became available and that he would do so “publicly”.

UN chief lauds India’s COVID-19 vaccine assistance to nations

India has airlifted more than 6 million COVID-19 doses to nine countries in Phase-I under its initiative termed “Vaccine Maitri”.

The long wait

With permanent members of the UN Security Council putting their own interests above global benefit, the much-needed reforms to address aspirations of developing nations fail to take off

Global coalition for net zero emissions taking shape: Antonio Guterres

The UN chief asked the developed countries to fulfil their climate finance commitments.

UN Chief regrets Armenia, Azerbaijan regularly ignoring calls for ceasefire

The fighting on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh have been ongoing since September 27, with Yerevan and Baku accusing each other of starting the firing.

UN Chief welcomes further release of detainees in Yemen

"The secretary-general welcomes the further release of detainees by the Yemeni parties on Oct. 15 and 16, in line with the agreement reached on Sept. 27 for the release of over 1,000 people who had been detained in connection with the conflict."

UN, partners plan aid for people displaced by Syria wildfires

"At least 156 wildfires were reported in the three governorates, with significant spread reported across several areas on October 9 and 10."

UN chief strongly condemns suicide attack at office building in Afghanistan

At least 15 people were killed and 42 others got injured in a car bombing outside a district office in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday.

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