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Egyptian FM, UN chief discuss Ethiopia’s disputed Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday exchanged views on the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). During a phone conversation, Shoukry voiced his concern over the stalled African Union-led negotiations on filling and operating the GERD, according to …

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UN chief calls for protection of forests, wildlife

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for the protection of forests and forest species, which provide livelihoods for the poor and for indigenous communities. He made this plea on World Wildlife Day, which falls on March 3. This year’s theme is “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining …

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UN chief urges making vaccine solidarity top priority

  United Nations, USA | THE INDEPENDENT |    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on member states to make vaccine solidarity a top priority. “Our first priority for 2021 is to respond to COVID-19. Vaccines are the first great moral test before us,” the UN chief told the …

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UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase finance for climate change adaptation

United Nations, USA | THE INDEPENDENT |   United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase the volume and predictability of their finance for climate change adaptation and resilience. “Donor countries and multilateral, regional and national development banks need to significantly increase the volume …

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UN chief hails entry into force of Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty. “I am pleased to recognize today’s entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, …

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Guterres to run for second term as UN Secretary General

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will serve a second five-year term, if that’s what member states want, his spokesman said on Monday. Stephane Dujarric, the chief spokesman for the secretary-general, said that the 75th UN General Assembly president, Volkan Bozkir, on Friday asked Guterres “about his …

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UN chief stresses need of detecting early warning signs of genocide

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday stressed the need to detect early warning signs of genocide. Genocide never fails to shock the world when it occurs. But it is never committed without clear, multiple warning signs. The victims are often early targets of hate speech, discrimination …

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Slavery not allowed in 21st century: UN chief

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated that slavery is not allowed in the 21st century. Commemorating the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, the UN chief highlighted the impact of the contemporary forms of slavery, underscoring that “such abhorrent practices have no space in the …

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