Apr 05, 2017 04:45 PM IST
- Apr 05, 2017 10:28 AM IST
The UN chief said that cutting financial support for the UN Population Fund, formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), which is active in more than 150 countries and territories, is based on a misinterpretation of the agency's work.
- Mar 24, 2017 02:15 PM IST
"Around the world, over half of new power generation capacity now comes from renewables. In Europe, the figure is more than 90 per cent. In the US and China, new renewable energy jobs now outstrip those created in the oil and gas industries. Globally, over 8 million people work in the renewables sector," UN Seretary General Guterres said.
- Mar 07, 2017 07:42 AM IST
The meeting scheduled for 10 AM (local time) was requested by the United States and Japan after Pyongyang launched at least four ballistic missiles, three of which fell in the sea close to Japan.
- Jan 07, 2017 10:30 AM IST
Pakistan has handed over a dossier on India's alleged "interference" in the country to new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and asked the world body to play a role in "restraining" India from such activities.
- Jan 01, 2017 05:24 PM IST
Antonio Guterres took the reins of the United Nations on New Year's Day, promising to be a "bridge-builder" but facing an antagonistic incoming US administration led by Donald Trump who thinks the world body's 193 member states do nothing except talk and have a good time.
- Dec 14, 2016 12:30 PM IST
"The Secretary General designate appreciated India's engagement with the UN and contributions to various areas of the UN's work," a spokesperson of India's Permanent Mission to the UN told PTI yesterday.
- Oct 14, 2016 08:20 AM IST
The 193 member states of the powerful General Assembly adopted the resolution by acclamation, appointing 67-year-old Guterres as the 9th UN Secretary-General to take over from Ban Ki-moon, whose tenure will end on December 31.
- Oct 14, 2016 07:36 AM IST
Guterres was unanimously appointed by the 193-member UN General Assembly as the successor to Ban Ki-moon and will assume his new role for a five-year term beginning January 1, 2017.
- Oct 05, 2016 09:24 PM IST
Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres was poised to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations following a sixth straw poll by the Security Council, diplomats said today.
- Jun 18, 2015 06:14 PM IST
A record 60 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide due to wars, persecution and conflict in 2014, an average of 42,500 individuals per day, enough to form the world's 24th largest country, the UN said on Thursday.