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The United Nations foresees a 7% rise in Latin America's poverty rate in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic hits the region's most vulnerable populations
'We absolutely must come together to reimagine and reinvent the world we share,' says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Conflicts have continued to rage in Libya, Yemen, and elsewhere
The Norwegian Refugee Council says its figures showed armed conflict around the world had continued during the pandemic, even as much of globe went into lockdown
'The pandemic continues to unleash a tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scaremongering,' Antonio Guterres says
'A world free of COVID-19 requires the most massive public health effort in history,' says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says: 'Civic space and press freedom are critical. Civil society organizations and the private sector have essential roles to play. And in all we do, let's never forget: The threat is the virus, not people.'
'For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes,' UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says
Armed groups in Cameroon, the Philippines, Yemen and Syria move to reduce violence as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appeals for ceasefire
(UPDATED) 'The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war. That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
'No country can face it alone,' says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, as the coronavirus 'infects' the global economy
'This is a time for prudence, not panic. Science, not stigma. Facts, not fear.'
'How a society treats the female half of its population is a significant indicator of how it will treat others. Even in peaceful societies, many women are in deadly danger in their own homes.'
'People are being left behind. Fears are growing,' says UN chief Antonio Guterres, pointing to swelling divisions and political polarization in many countries.
This is a fabricated, rehashed claim that first surfaced in 2017
'At this time of turbulence, the international community must do far more to shoulder this responsibility together,' says UN chief Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says 'the international community lost an important opportunity to show increased ambition on mitigation, adaptation and finance to tackle the climate crisis'
UN chief Antonio Guterres' comments are clearly aimed at the handful of countries responsible for more than half of global greenhouse gas emissions, though he did not call them out by name
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at the ASEAN-UN Summit in Bangkok, with Myanmar's de facto head Aung San Suu Kyi in the room
In a letter intended for the 37,000 employees at the UN secretariat, Guterres says unspecified 'additional stop-gap measures' would have to be taken to ensure salaries and entitlements are paid
Antonio Guterres praises the progress made by the UN's former special envoy, Horst Kohler, who left the position in May for health reasons
Detained opposition Senator Leila de Lima also thanks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for speaking out on her 'arbitrary' detention and attacks against human rights defenders in the Philippines
The committee is to include 150 members – a third picked by the regime, another by the opposition, and the remaining third by the United Nations
'The UNHRC report reads like it was written by the accusers...Ignore it,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
'The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
The report 'highlights the urgent need for the development of concrete actions that halt global warming and the worst effects of climate change,' the Science Advisory Group writes
The UN invites some 500 young activists and entrepreneurs to join the first United Nations Youth Climate Summit
The hope is that a 'very meaningful number of countries' announce their commitment to a goal of carbon neutrality by 2050
The tropical storm slows down relief efforts after Hurricane Dorian ravaged parts of the Bahamas
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres says the UN peacekeeping mission, the Congolese army, and national police 'will continue to work together to return peace and security to the region'
French president Emmanuel Macron tweets: 'Our house is on fire. Literally. The Amazon, the lung of our planet which produces 20 percent of our oxygen is burning'
Agnes Callamard is a United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. Special rapporteurs are independent experts who do not speak for the UN but report their findings to it.
"I would like to assure you that every effort will be made to maintain the impartial stance that is expected of the United Nations," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says
Antonio Guterres has spent the past week in the region pushing for urgent action ahead of a UN summit in September billed as a last chance to prevent irreversible climate change
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says Pacific islanders still needed help to deal with the fallout of nuclear testing
'There is no room for hate speech – online or offline,' United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says 'political moves' to fight climate change 'seem to be fading'
(UPDATED) 'It's still time to stop,' United Nations chief Antonio Guterres tells reporters after briefing the UN Security Council in a closed session
Khalifa Haftar's forces claim responsibility for the air raid on Mitiga airport. It caused no casualties, but left a meter-deep crater on a runway.
His remarks come during a speech at Egypt's Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world's foremost religious institution, where he met Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb
The US cost-cutting has created a hole of about $220 million in this year's $6.7 billion peacekeeping budget
'A global tragedy has hit close to home – and the United Nations is united in grief,' UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says
(UPDATED) 'I have just received a piece of good news. Finally, it was possible for us to reach the Red Sea Mills,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
(UPDATED) 'We simply cannot afford to return to the unrestrained nuclear competition of the darkest days of the Cold War,' says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, as he asks the US and Russia to preserve a crucial nuclear treaty
The United Nations calls for serious political negotiations between the two sides to prevent a slide toward more violence in Venezuela
The dysfunction is evident 'in the economy, but it is also true in the Security Council,' UN chief Antonio Guterres tells the World Economic Forum in Davos
'In my opinion [climate change] is the most important global systemic threat in relation to the global economy,' UN chief Antonio Guterres tells business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos
'What we are worried (about) with the situation in Venezuela is the suffering of the people of Venezuela,' says UN chief Antonio Guterres
In his report to the Security Council, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges the Libyan government to bring all prisons under its control and free from the grip of militias
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he 'strongly' rejected the decision, insisting the government abide by an international agreement in place since 2007