Jan 09, 2020 12:17 PM IST
In a statement released by his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric on Wednesday, Guterres re-iterated the "passionate appeal for peace" he made on Monday, after tensions rose dramatically across the whole Gulf region, following the killing of top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, in a US drone strike.
- Dec 02, 2019 10:22 AM IST
Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world, with dramatic consequences for humans and other species.
- May 25, 2019 02:40 PM IST
India is the fourth largest contributor of uniformed personnel to UN peacekeeping.
- May 18, 2019 04:53 PM IST
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.
- Apr 16, 2019 02:45 PM IST
In his report on improving the financial situation of the world body, Antonio Guterres said, as of March 31, 2019, the total amount payable to troop- and police-contributing countries with respect to active peacekeeping missions was $265 million.
- Mar 29, 2019 09:13 AM IST
'The State of the Global Climate' report was launched Thursday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and presents a grim picture of the accelerating physical signs and socio-economic impacts of the climate change across the world.
- Mar 06, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Tensions escalated between India and Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in Kashmir which killed 40 CRPF personnel and was claimed by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
- Dec 14, 2018 12:44 PM IST
The resolution, sponsored by Kuwait and Sweden, was adopted by a vote of 13-0, with Syria's main council ally Russia abstaining along with China.
- Dec 10, 2018 04:24 PM IST
The U.N. chief spoke at the start of a two-day international conference about the "Global Compact on Migration," moments before about 150 countries were set to agree to it by acclamation.
- Dec 07, 2018 10:20 AM IST
Antonio Guterres highlighted the need to ensure full respect for international human rights standards and rule of law in countering terrorism.
- Dec 04, 2018 10:26 AM IST
Modi and Guterres met last week on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the two held discussions about climate change and India's support for the Paris Climate Agreement.
- Dec 03, 2018 03:50 PM IST
After a string of damning environmental reports showing mankind must drastically slash its greenhouse gas emissions to avert runaway global warming.
- Nov 29, 2018 10:40 AM IST
U.N. chief told reporters on November 28 that it is imperative that countries work together to create a fairer world.
- Nov 29, 2018 10:30 AM IST
Guterres will join delegates from nearly 200 countries at the COP24 conference that opens on December 2 in the southern Polish city of Katowice, with the aim of agreeing a plan to move forward on the 2015 climate deal.
- Nov 22, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Addressing the Virtual Climate Summit, Guterres urged world leaders to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.
- Nov 20, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic, the UN Secretary-General said at a special event here Monday commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
- Oct 31, 2018 12:37 PM IST
In his message for the 'World Cities Day', celebrated annually on October 31, Guterres stressed that "hazards do not need to become disasters".
- Oct 16, 2018 08:49 AM IST
"The Secretary-General is saddened by reports of death and injury in Odisha and Andha Pradesh states in India due to landslides and flooding following Cyclone Titli,” a statement issued Monday by Guterres' spokesman said.
- Oct 03, 2018 04:09 PM IST
Guterres, who arrived here Monday on his maiden visit to India as the head of the world body, also presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the UN's Champions of the Earth Award on Wednesday.
- Oct 03, 2018 12:59 PM IST
PM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron were jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honour for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.
- Oct 01, 2018 11:50 AM IST
For long, India has been calling for the reform of the UN Security Council along with Brazil, Germany and Japan. The four countries support each others' bids for the permanent seats in the top UN body.
- Sep 28, 2018 12:28 PM IST
UN peacekeeping missions are facing allegations of sexual abuse in African countries. In 2017, Guterres had launched a campaign to prevent and end sexual exploitation by UN personnel.
- Sep 27, 2018 01:13 PM IST
For its part to fight climate change, it has set a target of generating 175 Giga Watts of solar and wind energy by 2022, Swaraj said.
- Sep 11, 2018 11:36 AM IST
According to the World Bank, businesses and individuals pay more than $1 trillion in bribes each year, the UN chief said during a session on tackling corruption for the sake of peace and international security Monday.
- Sep 07, 2018 08:20 PM IST
It comes as Kim and South Korea's president Moon Jae-in have agreed to a summit in North Korea from 18-20 September - the third between the two leaders this year.