Friday, June 21, 2024

Topic: António Guterres

Stamp out hate speech, persecution based on faith: UN chief Guterres

Online hate is often a driver of violent physical attacks against religious minorities, said the UN chief on Tuesday, calling on governments, community and religious leaders, to “speak out against hate and incitement to violence.”

Global food systems ‘broken’, says UN chief, urging transformation in how we produce, consume food

Addressing the UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment, in Rome, Guterres said that in a world of plenty, “it is outrageous that people continue to suffer and die from hunger.”

World falling ‘far short’ of pledge to protect minority rights: UN chief

The world is falling “far short” of commitments made three decades ago to protect minority communities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, appealing for concrete action to counter this neglect.

UN General Assembly: Guterres calls for ‘coalition of the world’ to overcome divisions

With people from all points of the globe crying out for relief and hope, international action on major challenges – from climate to conflict and securing sustainable development – is paralyzed by dysfunction and held hostage to geopolitical tensions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Tuesday.

On Ukraine’s Independence Day, UN urges end to ‘senseless’ war

The “senseless war” in Ukraine is now six months old, with no end in sight, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, repeating his ongoing appeal for peace.

Russia, Ukraine sign UN-backed grain export deal

An “unprecedented agreement” on the resumption of Ukrainian grain exports via the Black Sea amid the ongoing war is “a beacon of hope” in a world that desperately needs it, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at the signing ceremony in Istanbul, Türkiye, on Friday.