UN Secretary-General António Guterres Monday agreed with several world leaders on the convenience to tax the wealthiest, so that States have more resources to support the vulnerable population which has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.Add your comment!
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the five permanent members of the Security Council that he would like to stay on for a second term, it was reported on Sunday by Bloomberg. Guterres is likely to officially inform the president of the UN General Assembly soon, the report added.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday that “vaccine nationalism” is moving “at full speed,” leaving poor people around the globe watching preparations for inoculations against the coronavirus in some rich nations and wondering if and when they will be vaccinated.
The United States, China and Russia fought on Thursday during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after UN chief Antonio Guterres had warned the body that if the climate crisis was approached with the “same disunity and disarray” of COVID-19, then: “I fear the worst.”
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the world to strengthen multilateral cooperation, saying a global approach has been the key to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UN budget for peacekeeping operations will remain at US$6.5 billion under an agreement reached overnight among the UN's 193 member states, diplomats said on Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a sharp reminder of how we are all intimately connected -- to each other and to nature. As we work to end the pandemic and build back better, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity – and responsibility -- to correct our relationship with the natural world, including the world’s seas and oceans.
”We need global solidarity to ensure that every person, everywhere, has access”, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a video message to the Global Vaccine Summit, convened to find and fund collective solutions for Covid-19-related vaccines and to strengthen routine immunization commitments and resources for other preventable diseases.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urged governments to use their economic responses to the coronavirus pandemic to tackle the even deeper emergency of climate change, in a message for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday, expressing concern that it could trigger conflicts around the world.