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UN chief commends all countries reaching zero malaria goal

  United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday commended all countries that have reached the target of zero malaria. “We commend all countries that have reached the ambitious target of zero malaria,” said the secretary-general in his message for the World Malaria Day, which falls on …

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UN chief calls for strong multilateral action to address common crises

United Nations, USA |  XINHUA |  United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for strong multilateral action to address the common crises and threats that the international community is facing. “We need strong multilateral action now, to emerge from the pandemic safely, to address the climate crisis, and to …

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UN chief welcomes revocation of U.S. sanctions against ICC officials

Under Donald Trump, the United States imposed sanctions on the ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, after she launched a war crimes investigation targeting US military personnel in Afghanistan United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the revocation by the United States of former President Donald Trump’s executive …

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UN chief congratulates new Tanzanian president

Suluhu first woman President in traditional East Africa United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday congratulated Samia Suluhu Hassan on her inauguration as the first female president of Tanzania, said his chief spokesman. “The secretary-general extends warm congratulations to Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan after her swearing-in …

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UN chief calls for inclusive justice for all to address inequality

Respect for the rule of law underpins human rights and enables sustainable social, political, and economic development United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an inclusive justice system that is intolerant of discrimination and works for all. High levels of inequality are associated with economic …

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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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