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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey paid a courtesy call on Mr Antonio Guterres, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General

Ghanaian Minister interacts with UN Secretary-General on Security Council

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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has paid a courtesy call on Mr Antonio Guterres, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General...
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UN Boss Travel to UK’s G7 Summit Thursday, Plans to Meet PM Johnson

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to the United Kingdom on Thursday where he will meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the sidelines...
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UN secretary general shocked by killing of 100 people in Burkina Faso

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed his shock and outrage at the killing of more than 100 people in Burkina Faso on Saturday...

Kenyan peacekeeper wins UN military gender advocate award

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A Kenyan peacekeeper, who recently completed her assignment in Sudan's Darfur region, is the winner of the UN Military Gender Advocate of the...
Antonio Guterres

UN secretary-general tells Security Council Mideast violence must end

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called in strong terms for an end to the visibly escalating violence in the Middle East. "This senseless cycle of...
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UN Secretary-General lauds Mahama’s appointment

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Mr António Guterres, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, has lauded the appointment of former President John Dramani Mahama, as the African Union (AU) High...
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UN Secretary-General appoints new Special Representative for West Africa and Sahel

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Mr António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, has appointed Mr Annadif Khatir Mahamat Saleh of Chad as his new Special Representative and Head of...
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AU and UN bosses call on Somali leaders to overcome political hurdles to inclusive...

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat and Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres have urged Somali leaders to...
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UN urges South Sudan to hasten peace deal implementation for fair polls

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The UN senior envoy in South Sudan has called on political parties to accelerate the peace deal implementation to enable free and fair elections. David...
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UN launches works of Libyan Political Dialogue’s Legal Committee

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The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, on Monday announced launching the works of the Legal Committee of...
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UN boss wants worldwide “state of climate emergency”

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for a worldwide "state of climate emergency" to tackle global warming. Five years after the Paris Agreement on...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a press encounter at the UN headquarters in New York, on Feb. 28, 2020. The latest attacks in opposition-held northwest Syria marks "one of the most alarming moments" in the nearly nine-year-old conflict, Guterres said on Friday. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangang)

UN boss calls for more investment in health systems on International Universal Health Coverage...

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for more investment in health systems on International Universal Health Coverage Day, which falls on Dec. 12. "The...
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Election 2020: UN Envoy pays courtesy call on Foreign Minister

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Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative, UN Secretary-General and Head, UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Friday called on the Minister...
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Special Representative of UN Secretary-General begins pre-electoral visit to Ghana

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Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS),...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief calls for efforts to prohibit attacks on education

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for efforts to prevent attacks on education. "Schools and universities are supposed to be safe...
Global climate

No hope of reaching climate, development goals without youth optimism, know-how -UN chief

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Without harnessing the energy, tech savvy and optimism of young people, the world has no hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
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UN chief asks countries to embrace clean energy

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday asked India and other countries around the world to embrace clean energy in order to recover better from...
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UN chief asks some countries to embrace clean energy

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday asked India and other countries around the world to embrace clean energy in order to recover better from...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN chief calls for resolution of Rohingya refugee crisis

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday highlighted the Rohingya refugee crisis on the third anniversary of the mass exodus from Myanmar to Bangladesh. ...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a press encounter at the UN headquarters in New York, on Feb. 28, 2020. The latest attacks in opposition-held northwest Syria marks "one of the most alarming moments" in the nearly nine-year-old conflict, Guterres said on Friday. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangang)

UN boss calls for sustainable recovery of tourism from COVID-19

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for the recovery of tourism from COVID-19 in a sustainable way. "It is imperative that...
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Coronavirus fight: Halt discrimination and violence against women and we win

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A deadly pandemic hits at an alarming rate and brings untold pain and hardship upon the whole world. All of a sudden, life came to...
Beirut Blast

1,000 tons of goods offloaded at temporarily operational Beirut port

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The blast-devastated Beirut port is temporarily operational, a UN spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that emergency relief and aid materials will continue to be...
Algeria Calls For Un Backed Political Solution To Libyan Crisis

Libya, UN discuss need for political solution to Libyan crisis

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The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, on Friday met with the Speaker of Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

U.S. has notified UN Boss of withdrawal from WHO

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A United Nations spokesman confirmed on Tuesday that the United States notified on Monday the UN secretary-general of its withdrawal from the World Health...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN Boss warns of impacts of COVID-19 on peace and security

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday reminded the Security Council of the multi-faceted implications of COVID-19 on international peace and security. "The COVID-19 pandemic continues...
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UN chief appoints Cristina Duarte of Cape Verde as his special adviser on Africa

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Cristina Duarte of Cape Verde as his special adviser on Africa. Duarte, who will succeed Bience Gawanas of...
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COVID-19: Chambas urges political actors to seek consensus on elections

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, political actors have been urged to seek for consensus in addressing the disruptions to political processes involving elections. Dr Mohamed...
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UN, partners aid Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger hit by conflict, COVID-19

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The United Nations and humanitarian agencies are helping 1.2 million internally displaced people and 107,000 refugees in the border areas of the Central Sahel...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN chief warns against misinformation in fight against COVID-19

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned against misinformation in the fight against COVID-19. "Along with the pandemic, we are seeing a...
Press Freedom

UNESCO hosts World Press Freedom Day celebration

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UNESCO and its Director-General, Madam Audrey Azoulay has hosted an online discussion on the importance of free media in providing the public with reliable...