Development
New York,  UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday praised India’s progress on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular the pursuit of Sanitation for All and Affordable and Clean Energy, which featured heavily during day-two of his official visit to the country. more
Guterres sounds alarm over worst cashflow crunch in years

New York: The United Nations is at risk of running out of cash, the UN chief has warned, urging Member States to pay their mandatory contributions on time and in full, so that the world b ...

US-North Korea summit ‘an important milestone’ towards denuclearization, says Guterres

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UN chief denounces terror attack on electoral commission HQ in Libyan capital

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s attack on the electoral commission headquarters in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and reit ...

Guterres hails predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld as ‘my reference and my inspiration’

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Guterres welcomes successful wrap up of long-running UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the successful conclusion of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which officially closed its ...

Unrealistic demands on UN peacekeeping costing lives and credibility – Guterres

New York: As the United Nations continues to send peacekeepers to difficult or war-torn environments like Mali and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, those ‘blue helmets’ w ...

Nowruz promotes sense of fresh possibility, ‘a chance to renew our commitment to peace’ – UN chief

New York: The world needs the spirit of Nowruz to bring all populations together in the most noble values of peace, justice and understanding, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gut ...

Encouraged by proposed DPRK-US talks, Guterres reiterates support for peaceful denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday said he is “encouraged” by the announcement of an agreement between the United States and the Demo ...

‘Instead of responding to crises, we need to invest far more in prevention,’ says UN chief

New York: The imbalance between spending on conflict, and spending on peace, must be tackled head-on, Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday, urging the United Nations to r ...