Environment
New York, Oct 9(Just Earth News): Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for the full mobilization of the international community to support the people of the affected areas, while stressing the need to accelerate climate action. more
UN chief lauds Dominica's vision to become first climate-resilient nation after recent devastation

New York, Oct 9(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Dominica on Sunday, taking stock of the immense damage caused by Hurricane Maria last month and t ...

UN chief to visit storm-ravaged islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this weekend

New York, Oct 4(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Wednesday that he will be visiting hurricane hit islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica th ...

French initiative to create global environment pact deserves support, says Secretary-General

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday urged global support for France’s initiative to create the first international legally bin ...

Leaders meeting at UN underscore need to fast-track climate action

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Leaders from various levels of government, the private sector and civil society highlighted the need for climate action as they convened at United Nations ...

UN chief sends condolences, offers help after earthquake in Mexico

New York, Sept 11(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres has offered his condolences to the Government and people of Mexico and said the United Nations stands ready to provide ...

Guterres says UN stands in solidarity with disaster-hit Sierra Leone

New York, Aug 15(Just Earth News): Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with th ...

UN chief 'saddened' by loss of life and devastation caused by landslide in China

New York, June 25(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres “is saddened” to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the landslide in China's south ...

UN chief 'deeply saddened' by the many lives claimed by raging wildfires in Portugal

New York, June 19(Just Earth News): 'Shocked and horrified' at the many lives claimed by the devastating fires that hit the Pedrógão Grande region of Portugal, United Nations Secretary-Gen ...

Working together, ‘we can ensure that our oceans remain healthy as our blue home’ – UN chief

New York, June 8(Just Earth News): The future of the planet’s oceans is burdened by threats such as climate change, pollution and destructive fishing practices – and the lack of capaciti ...