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While the strong words at COP27 are of a coming 'climate hell', lack of cash is the yawning chasmThe UN Secretary General António Guterres is known for using strong language when he speaks about climate change.
UN chief calls for climate deal between rich and poor countries - or 'we will be doomed'Rich countries must sign a pact with poor countries on the climate or "we will be doomed" - that's the warning from UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres.
UN chief Guterres appoints Lt Gen Subramanian as Force Commander of UN Mission in South SudanLieutenant General Mohan Subramanian of the Indian Army has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)...
'We call for full respect of all religions, ensuring different communities can live in harmony': UN on Udaipur killingUN secretary-general Antonio Guterres calls for the full respect of all religions and for ensuring that different communities can live in harmony and peace globally, his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric..
Stockholm+50 summit to recall India’s contribution to environmentalismIndia will be represented at the international meet by the environment minister Bhupender Yadav who is expected to flag how actively the country has been involved in handling the triple crisis. The UN..
4 key climate change markers hit record highs last year: UN"The report is a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption. We must end fossil fuel pollution and accelerate the renewable energy transition, before we incinerate our only..
Russia bombards Kyiv during visit by UN chiefRussian forces bombarded the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv during a visit by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday evening.
India calls for immediate de-escalation, refraining from further action that worsens Russia-Ukraine crisisAs the UNSC meeting was underway, during which UN secretary general Antonio Guterres made a direct appeal to Putin to "stop your troops from attacking Ukraine", the Russian leader announced a military..
UN Secretary General Guterres appoints Shombi Sharp as UN Resident Coordinator in India
World should heed Mahatama Gandhi's message of peace, usher new era of trust: UN general secretaryUnited Nations general secretary Antonio Guterres on Saturday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 152nd anniversary and said the world should heed his message of peace and usher in a..
Since Feb 1 coup in Myanmar, over 15,000 people estimated to have crossed the border into India: UN chiefMore than 15,000 people from Myanmar are estimated to have crossed the border into India since the February 1 military coup there, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said, telling the General Assembly in a..
US, China, India, Europe need to do maximum to reduce greenhouse emissions without waiting for others: UNUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday asserted that both developing and developed nations “must do their job” to reach the goal of net zero emissions by 2050, expressing hope that..
Jaishankar calls on UN chief Guterres; discusses AfghanExternal affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday met UN secretary general Antonio Guterres here and discussed the situation in war-torn Afghanistan. Jaishankar arrived in New York on Monday as the UN..
India ticks off UN secy gen for remarks on J&K kidsIndia ticked off UN secretary general Antonio Guterres for his remarks on child casualties in J&K and other Indian states as it urged caution over attempts to “selectively” expand mandate and..
UN chief extends support to India, South Africa's initiative of waiving TRIPS for Covid productsUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has extended support to India and South Africa's initiative at the WTO to waive intellectual property protection for COVID-19 vaccines and products, though he..
India conveys support for re-election of Antonio Guterres as UN Secretary Generalndia has conveyed its support to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for his candidature as chief of the world body for a second five-year term beginning January 2022.
Besieged by Covid-19, India seeks to restore image as a global powerBesieged at home by the Covid-19 pandemic, India is boldly seeking to rise above it and restore its foreign policy mojo with an expansive global engagement, teeing off with external affairs minister S..
EAM Jaishankar meets UN Secretary General Antonio GuterresExternal Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres here on Tuesday in their first face-to-face interaction since India entered the UN Security Council as a non-permanent..
UN chief expresses grief over loss of life following glacier burst, floods in UttarakhandUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed grief over the loss of life in India's Uttarakhand due to the glacier burst and the subsequent flooding.
UN chief urges India, China to dial down border tensionsAfter another border face-off between India and China, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for the two countries to dial down tensions through dialogue.
Invoking Gandhi, Guterres calls for end to hate speech"Violence takes many forms: from the destructive impact of the climate emergency to the devastation caused by armed conflict; from the indignities of poverty to the injustice of human rights violations..
As UN Secretary General makes fresh appeal for carbon neutrality, a Coalition of Indian industries sign charter for ‘near zero’ emissions by 2050On a day when UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres made a fresh appeal to countries to raise climate action ambitions at a round-table in New York, a coalition of six Indian companies on Thursday..
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres condoles death of former President Pranab Mukherjee
UN chief calls on India to be at helm of global leadership on climate actionUN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday called on India to be at the “helm" of an ambitious global leadership on clean energy and climate action, saying the country can become a “true global..
UN chief to renew call to India, G20 nations to invest in sustainable transition post-CovidUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will renew his call to India and other G20 countries to invest in a clean, sustainable transition as they recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, during his virtual..
Young Indian activist named by UN chief to new advisory group on climate changeA climate activist from India has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders who will provide perspectives and solutions to tackle the..
India a 'good example' as solar auctions gain popularity amid Covid-19 pandemic: UN chiefIndia is a "good example" as solar auctions have seen popularity amidst the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, underlining that renewable energy is the only..
Saudi-led coalition cut from U.N. blacklist of warring parties killing childrenU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday removed a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition from a United Nations blacklist, several years after it was first named and shamed for killing and..
U.N. chief calls for marine personnel be designated key workersU.N. chief Antonio Guterres called on all countries on Friday to
Arms seized by U.S., missiles used to attack Saudi Arabia 'of Iranian origin': U.N.Cruise missiles used in several attacks on oil facilities and an international airport in Saudi Arabia last year were of "Iranian origin," U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security..
North Korea suggests U.N. chief pretending to act like a drunkNorth Korea suggested on Thursday that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres might be pretending to act like a drunk as the country slammed comments by his spokesman on Pyongyang's decision..
U.N. chief regrets North Korea decision to cut hotlines with SouthU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres regrets that North Korea has severed hotlines with South Korea, warning that such channels "are necessary to avoid misunderstandings or miscalculations," a U.N...
U.N. chief seeks to clarify protest advice, telling staff to fight racismUnited Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday told staff they were not banned from joining anti-racism demonstrations sweeping the United States and other countries, in a letter that aimed to clear..
U.N. chief urges peaceful U.S. protests, calls on leaders to listen, show restraintUnited Nations chief Antonio Guterres urges Americans protesting racial inequities and excessive police force to do so peacefully and calls on U.S. leaders and authorities to listen to them and show..
Guterres urges avoiding action that would increase tensions on India-China border: UN spokesperson
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Aid groups slam U.N. council failure to take coronavirus actionSeveral aid groups criticized the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday for being unable to agree on a resolution backing U.N. chief Antonio Guterres' call for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on..
U.N. chief suggests world leaders send videos for annual meetingU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has suggested that world leaders send video statements for the world body's annual September meeting because it is "highly unlikely" they will be able to travel..
Guterres' ceasefire appeal is global: UN spokesman as Pak engages in unprovoked firing along LoCThe ceasefire appeal by UN chief Antonio Guterres amid the coronavirus pandemic is global and should be applied everywhere, including along the Line of Control, his spokesperson said, as Pakistani..
U.N. chief laments lack of global leadership in coronavirus fightUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday lamented a lack of leadership by world powers and a divided international community in the fight against the coronavirus as he raised..
I bow out with a Namaste to you: Akbaruddin to UN chief GuterresIndia's outgoing Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin bid adieu to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with a ‘Namaste' in a virtual meeting.Akbaruddin had a virtual..
U.N. chief warns against repressive measures amid coronavirus crisisU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday the coronavirus could give some countries an excuse to adopt repressive measures for reasons unrelated to the pandemic as he warned that the..
For Earth Day, U.N. chief urges 'green recovery' in response to coronavirusU.N. chief Antonio Guterres urged governments to use their economic responses to the coronavirus pandemic to tackle the "even deeper emergency" of climate change, in a message for the 50th anniversary..
'UN chief Guterres salutes countries like India for helping others in fight against Covid-19'UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres salutes countries helping others in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, his spokesman has said, days after India sent supplies of the anti-malarial..
Africa needs more than $200 billion to respond to pandemic, U.N. chief saysUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged creditors to grant a debt standstill for all developing countries, not just the poorest, warning that many faced debt distress due to a..
U.N. chief says 'not the time' to reduce WHO resources after Trump announcementUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was "not the time" to reduce resources for the World Health Organization after President Donald Trump halted U.S. funding over the..
Terror groups may use virulent coronavirus strains to strike: Guterres
After Trump criticism, U.N. chief says now not the time to assess virus responseU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that now was not the time to assess the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling instead for the international community to focus..
Pope backs UN chief's call for global ceasefire to focus on coronavirusPope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.