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Tag: Un Chief Antonio Guterres

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COVID-19 Pandemic Far From Over, Large Outbreaks In Asia: UN Chief Guterres

A new strain of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, first detected in the United Kingdom, appears to be more transmissible than previous strains of the virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) had said.

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UN Chief Calls For Elimination Of Nuclear Weapons

The UN chief pointed out that although the total number of nuclear weapons has been decreasing for decades, some 14,000 are stockpiled around the world, which is facing "the highest level of nuclear risk" in almost four decades.

UN Announces USD 20 Mn Allocation To Support Humanitarian Operation In Afghanistan
UN Announces USD 20 Mn Allocation To Support Humanitarian Operation In Afghanistan

The United Nations convened the High-Level Ministerial event on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan to highlight the acute needs in the country and underscore the urgent funding support and actions required by international partners to support the people of Afghanistan.

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11 Billion Doses Needed To Vaccinate 70% Of World To End Covid: UN Chief

"The world needs a Global Vaccination Plan to at least double the production of vaccines, ensure equitable distribution through COVAX, coordinate implementation and financing, and support national immunization programs," said Guterres.

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UN Chief Calls For Global Partnership For Green Growth

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for a global partnership to tackle climate change and strive toward inclusive green growth.

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Will Take COVID-19 Vaccine Publicly, Says UN Chief Antonio Guterres

United Nations: Asserting that vaccination for him is a moral obligation” towards the whole community, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that he intends to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available and he will do so publicly. Of course, I intend to receive the vaccine when it becomes available for me in whatever the […]

UN Chief Guterres Calls For 'Positive' Move On Kashmir, Sidesteps 'Demography' Question

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called upon India and Pakistan to move in a positive way to resolve their differences. He sidestepped a question by a Pakistani reporter at a news conference on Wednesday about what the journalist asserted were demographic changes India was making to Kashmir, and instead referred to a statement […]

Two Agricultural Experts From India Named By UN Chief To Scientific Group For 2021 Food Summit

United Nations: Two eminent agricultural experts hailing from India have been named members of an international scientific group, aimed to offer foremost scientific evidence for sustainable food systems, established by UN chief Antonio Guterres ahead of a global food summit next year. Prof. Rattan Lal of Ohio State University and Dr. Uma Lele of the […]