He said that the country's voice can gain credibility on the world stage from a strong commitment to inclusivity, respect for human rights and dignity of all people, especially the most vulnerable, the freedom of journalists, activists, academics and students, by condemning hate-speech and ensuring the continued independence of India's judiciary.
General Secretary Antonio Guterres is to visit India starting Tuesday to commemorate India's 75-year partnership with the UN during which India's contribution to fighting climate change by advocating lifestyle changes will be highlighted.
The United Nations will continue to push for more ambition and climate action by all, especially the Group of 20, which account for 80 per cent of global emissions.
After his arrival in Ukraine, Guterres also visited Borodyanka, a town north-west of Kiev destroyed due to Russian shelling.
However, the multilateral system and the value of diplomacy "are under threat from all directions", Guterres said, citing causes "From the climate crisis to the multiplication of conflicts".
Guterres said that he was taking the initiative "in the exercise of my good offices" -- a function that has accrued to the Secretary-General in maintaining peace.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Wednesday's incident and extended his deepest condolences to the bereaved families of the victims who were from Togo and He wished a speedy recovery to the injured.
Diversity should be seen as an anchor of peace and stability and a rallying point for every person to contribute to a better future -- for themselves, and for their societies, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.
United Nations: Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has “a last chance” to halt an Army offensive that has forced thousands of the Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said. Guterres told the BBC on Saturday night that Suu Kyi had a last chance to stop the offensive. […]
United Nations: India has donated $300,000 to a programme to train commanders for UN peacekeeping, according to Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Known as the “Pipeline to Peacekeeping Command Programme,” it will “over a period of three years, help develop the capacity of future commanders and managers to lead by example and […]
United Nations: Warning that the Security Council is becoming a victim of “self-inflicted wounds of diminishing relevance”, India has called for united action to reform it. India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Monday ridiculed attempts to prevent the reform of the Council telling the General Assembly: “We cannot pose as guardians of a status quo […]
New Delhi: Multilateralism has not been under so much fire as it is today and India will be the essential component if the world has to become multipolar, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday. He called for a global response to climate change and terrorism, which he said were the two biggest challenges […]
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that multilateralism is under fire at a time when the world needs it most. “Our world is suffering from a bad case of ‘trust deficit disorder’,” Guterres told world leaders attending this year’s high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly. “And multilateralism is under fire […]
New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that it is time all nations and all people live up to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognises the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human race. The UN chief made the remarks in a speech to the General Assembly […]
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for global solidarity to fight sexual exploitation and abuse. Speaking at the High Level Meeting on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Guterres on Monday stressed that sexual exploitation and abuse is a global menace from which no country, institution, or family was immune, reports Xinhua […]