Tehran dismissed as politically motivated a recent report by UN Secretary General António Guterres on human rights in Iran, saying the Islamic Republic remains committed to promoting human rights, irrespective of the fact that the report was based on false claims made by terrorists.
The UN chief on Friday launched an all-out attack on the fossil fuel industry, accusing it of having "humanity by the throat" and calling on leaders of the world's major economies to "end the age of fossil fuels."
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday that the world was rushing headlong towards climate disaster, and said leaders of the Group of 20 wealthy nations must do more to help poorer countries.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, in his message on World Food Day, 16 October 2021, warned about the growing number of people lacking access to a healthy diet, while calling for food systems that deliver better nutrition, a better environment and a better life for every person.
A military confrontation that started 10 months ago in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region is spreading, with serious political, economic and humanitarian implications for the country and the broader region, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned the Security Council on Thursday.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern over “grave violations” in Indian-administered Kashmir and has asked the Indian government to end the use of shotgun pellets against children.
The UN chief said foreign fighters and mercenaries remain in Libya in violation of last October’s cease-fire agreement and called for their withdrawal and an end to violations of the UN arms embargo, saying these are “critical elements” for lasting peace in the North African country and the region.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres laid out his vision for a second term as UN chief, calling for a “surge in diplomacy for peace,” urging the world’s nations to avoid a new type of Cold War, and stressing that in the 21st century everything from the climate crisis to nuclear proliferation and the pushback on human rights is inter-linked.
Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bassam Sabbagh said the Israeli regime’s repeated attacks against his country’s territory, sovereignty and independence threaten regional stability as well as international peace and security.