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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will be pushing countries to speed up their greenhouse gas reduction targets at Monday's UN climate summit.
South Africa is six months into its third elected term on the United Nations Security Council. So far, it has managed its tenure by taking cautious and calculated decisions.
The United Nations chief says the world is losing the race with climate change and "this can be a disaster for Africa" and beyond.
The United States failed to water down a UN resolution on combating sexual harassment and violence against women despite backing from Russia, China, India, several Muslim countries and the Vatican.
The UN chief Antonio Guterres has hailed a summit between Djibouti and Eritrea in Saudi Arabia, voicing hope in a statement that it would help create "greater peace" in the region.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged "all parties" in Mauritania to contribute to "peaceful and credible elections" the following day.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a telephone conversation that he must rein in his security forces after six people were killed in election violence, a UN spokesperson has said.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says he has agreed to postpone his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo to allow President Joseph Kabila to announce "important decisions."
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has praised an agreement endorsed by Libya's rival leaders to support elections as a "significant and welcome step forward" in the North African country's political transition.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urges the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to lift a ban on demonstrations that threatens to scupper chances for credible elections.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that he fears Libya will end up in a "full civil war" unless moves are soon made to end the conflict.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged all stakeholders in DRC to avoid violence after the opposition chief was declared winner of the presidential election in an announcement contested by his rival.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is decrying the failure to bring women into peacemaking, citing statistics that between 1990 and 2017 women constituted only 8 percent of negotiators and 5 percent of witnesses and signatories to major peace process.
Leaders from the east African nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea are to sign an agreement in Saudi Arabia as the two countries ease tensions after decades of hostilities
Mountainous hurdles face the Democratic Republic of Congo as it prepares for elections, just four months away, that will shape the future of one of the world's powder-keg countries.
The UN Security Council has delayed a plan to draw down the peacekeeping mission in Somalia after finding that Somali security forces were not sufficiently trained to take over from the exiting forces.
Several Congolese, Malian and Yemeni groups have been added to the United Nation's annual black list of groups violating children's rights in wartime.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the other signatories of the Iran nuclear deal to stick to their commitments after US President Donald Trump announced the US exit from the accord.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling himself "a proud feminist" and says all men should support women's rights and gender equality.
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