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Can the United Nations Stop a War?

Can the United Nations stop a war? UN Spokesperson Eri Kaneko answers this question


The World Needs Action on Climate

The world is watching as more than 120 national leaders gather in Glasgow, United Kingdom, to tackle the climate crisis. We need action, now. Will they deliver? Renown climate activists, top government officials an...


Barbados: Sea-level Rise & Coastal Erosion -United Nations Chief sees Climate Impacts ahead of COP26

Secretary-General António Guterres saw first-hand the impacts of climate change in Barbados. Accompanied by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, the Secretary-General visited an area impacted by sea-level rise, costal erosion ...


Afghanistan, COVID-19 Vaccine, & Climate – UN chief Talks Candidly with United Nations News

“It’s time to ring the alarm bell”, the United Nations Secretary-General said as world leaders prepare to convene for their annual debate, this year held both virtually and at UN Headquarters in New York. Speaking to...


UN Chief at the Leaders Summit on Climate

Remarks by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the Leaders Summit on Climate (22-23 april 2021). The United States President Joe Biden is hosting leaders from around the world in discussions highligh...


Climate and Security – Security Council Debate, 23 February 2021

The high-level open debate on the theme of “Maintenance of international peace and security: Climate and security” will allow to discuss the role of the Security Council, Member States and the UN in addressing future ...


UN Chief receives COVID-19 vaccine

Receiving his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine today, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said he felt “very grateful,” and urged everyone to get “vaccinated as soon as they can.” 71-year-old Mr. Gute...


UN chief on World Press Freedom Day (3 May 2020)

Theme: “Journalism Without Fear or Favour”. Journalists and media workers are crucial to helping us make informed decisions. As the world fights the COVID-19 pandemic, those decisions can make the difference between ...


UN chief on Human Rights and COVID-19 Response and Recovery

We are all in this Together: Human Rights and COVID-19 Response and Recovery The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency — but it is far more. It is an economic crisis. A social crisis. And a human crisis t...