United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday in a recorded appearance before a UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that in order to avoid a climate catastrophe, carbon emissions must be halved by 2030 because the climate bomb is ticking.Add your comment!
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres accused oil and gas companies of making excessive profits from the energy crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine, calling it immoral. Guterres, releasing a UN report on the consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, urged governments to tax the companies' earnings.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Tuesday warned that some 4.3 million girls worldwide were at risk of being subjected to a Female Genital Mutilation procedure and insisted that eliminating such a practice should be likened to other goals mankind needs to attain by 2030.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres denounced Wednesday during his appearance before the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, that many countries were on the brink of recession, amid growing inflation in economies still to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nature is humanity’s best friend. Without nature, we have nothing. Without nature, we are nothing. Nature is our life-support system. It is the source and sustainer of the air we breathe, the food we eat, the energy we use, the jobs and economic activity we count on, the species that enrich human life, and the landscapes and waterscapes we call home, remarks from UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the fifteenth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, in Montreal this week.
About 50 million people live in modern slavery worldwide, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message marking International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on Dec. 2.
Delegates from the world over agreed Sunday on the need that wealthier nations should provide loss and damage funding to the countries most affected by climate change.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday urged world governments to move on from rhetoric to action while pursuing an ambitious deal to preserve the environment. The Portuguese diplomat's remarks came during the COP27 Climate Summit at the Egyptian resort of Sharm El Sheikh.
Democratic Republic of Congo Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde Environment Minister Eve Bazaïba underlined that the African continent was responsible for only 4% of world emissions of greenhouse gases.
The United Nations mission in Haiti has been cut down to a minimum after all non-essential workers were instructed to evacuate the violence-torn Caribbean nation. The announcement came two months after the UN Security Council voted to extend the mission's presence for at least another year.