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UN secretary-general appoints new deputy special representative for Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Adam Abdelmoula, a dual citizen of Sudan and the United States, as his deputy special representative for...
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Nigeria Working to Save Lake Chad

May 20, 2019 Nigerian Water Minister Adamu’s ‘Battle To Reclaim Lake Chad’ May 16, The {Daily Trust} of Nigeria has published an article on the efforts...
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Gulf incidents threaten to destabilize already volatile situation – Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following with growing concern recent incidents and hardening rhetoric in the Gulf region, which "threaten to further destabilize an...
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UN chief laments over increasing hate-based violence on worshipers

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned against "a disturbing groundswell" of intolerance and hate-based violence targeting worshippers of many faiths. He...
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UN Boss lays emphasis on worsening situation in Mali

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday underscored the deterioration of security situation in central Mali and urged strengthened response. At a Security Council meeting on...
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UN Chief Unhappy Over Malian Village Massive Killing

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the massive killing in a Malian village, where reports said at least 134 civilians were killed. "The...
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UN Chief Nominates Canadian for Deputy Envoy in CAR

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Denise Brown of Canada as his deputy special representative in Central African Republic, the UN press office said Thursday. Brown...
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UN Chief Express Shock Over Nigeria School Building Collapse

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "shocked and saddened" by the fatal collapse of a building in Nigeria, his spokesperson said Thursday. "The secretary-general will be...
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UN chief appoints new head for Nairobi office

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday announced the appointment of Workneh Gebeyehu, Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, as Director-General of the UN Office at Nairobi...
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Western Sahara Peacekeeping Mission New Commander Appointed

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday the appointment of Major General Zia Ur Rehman of Pakistan as force commander of the United Nations Mission...
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Africa, Motivation to Global Efforts Against Forced Displacement

The world has drawn constant inspiration from Africa's leadership and vision towards finding lasting solutions to forced displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
A Libya Dawn tank fires near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

UN Chief Wants Political Process, Reconciliation in Libya

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for concerted efforts towards uniting the Libyan people to advance the political process and reconciliation among...
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Africa’s Development Thwarted by Insecurity and Climate Change

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has pointed out peace and security as well as climate change as the two major challenges the African...
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UN Chief Finds New CAR Envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal as his new special representative for the Central African Republic...
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UN Marks Maiden International Day of Education

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on all countries to prioritize education as a public good and support it with cooperation, partnerships and...
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UN Chief Picks Envoy for the Great Lakes Region

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Tuesday the appointment of Huang Xia of China as his special envoy for the Great Lakes Region. Xia succeeds Said...
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UN Boss Unhappy Over Attacks on Peacekeepers

Un Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday strongly condemned the attack on a camp of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers...
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United States Leaves UN human rights body amid criticism

Despite wide criticism, the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley...
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Trump’s policy: UN Boss rejects separating children from migrant parents

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres believes that children must not be traumatized by being separated from their parents, his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said on Monday. His...
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UN honors 3 Zambian peacekeepers

The United Nations on Tuesday honored three Zambian peacekeepers, who died last year while on peace keeping missions, with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal of...
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UN secretary General to Visit Peacekeepers in Mali

One fallen civilian peacekeeper from Ghana among those to be honoured at UN Headquarters ceremony -- The United Nations will commemorate the International Day...
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UN Boss Worried Over Increasing Attacks on UN Staff

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that UN staff members have increasingly become targets of attack despite the world body's efforts to ensure their...
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UN Boss Congratulates Sierra Leone’s President-elect

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday congratulated President-elect Julius Maada Bio and the people of Sierra Leone for their successful and peaceful election process. But,...
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Gov’ts Asked To Make Swift Progress On Climate Change

The UN climate change conference in Bonn which began on November 6, 2017 is expected to end on Friday, November 17, 2017. Ministers from around...
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World Leaders Take Turns At UN Climate Change Conference

The UN climate change conference in Bonn which began on November 6, 2017 is expected to end on Friday, November 17, 2017. Ministers from around...
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Kyoto Protocol Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

The Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, celebrates its twentieth anniversary on December 11 2017, maintaining itself as an...
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Global Community Urged To Work Faster On Emission

The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has urged the global community to work faster on emission, adaptation, finance, partnership and leadership in its resolve...
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Francis Vib-Sanziri Appointed Head of UN Disengagement Observer Force

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander...

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka reappointed Exec Director of UN-Women

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with Member States and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment...

Japan attends Uganda Solidarity Summit

Mr. Nobuo Kishi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited the Republic of Uganda from June 22 to 23 and attended the Uganda Solidarity Summit...