Don't sleepwalk into war over North Korea, warns UN boss
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres Thursday warned the world against "sleepwalking into war" over North Korea, as he called for diplomatic efforts to banish nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi meets Tillerson, UN chief on Rohingya crisis
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faced rising global pressure Tuesday to solve the crisis for her nation's displaced Rohingya Muslim minority, meeting the UN chief and America's top diplomat in the Philippines.
After UN appeal, foundation accelerates campaign against child sexual abuse
president, Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen, the call by the UN head, where he said ‘Sexual exploitation and abuse has no place in our world’ has renewed our organisation’s desire to continue to wage war on those who...
UN chief asks Cameroon to probe attacks on anglophones
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Cameroon to probe deadly attacks in the country's restless English-speaking region after protests leading to a symbolic declaration of independence.
Africa rejects UN-Habitat reform, new agency to tackle global urbanisation
African Group is of the view that the package of recommendations will not necessarily serve to strengthen UN-Habitat and enhance its effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and oversight, as envisioned in the New Urban Agenda.
Israel to press UN chief on 'blindness' on Hezbollah
Israel will press UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on what it says is Hezbollah's arms buildup in Lebanon during his first visit to the Jewish state since taking office, the deputy foreign minister said Sunday.
Nigeria submits progress report on SDGs as nations commit to 2030 agenda
A global initiative to accelerate the uptake of eliminating poverty, bolstering equality and sustainability has undergone a status update by the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Cyprus talks end without agreement, says UN chief
Marathon talks in Switzerland aimed at ending the decades-old conflict on Cyprus wrapped up early Friday without a deal, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.
UN chief restates support to FG over Boko Haram
The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, has reiterated the organisation’s support to the Federal Government in the ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism.