'We are losing the race' on climate catastrophe, warns UN chief
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday the world was "losing the race" to avert climate disaster, but that greenhouse gas reduction targets were not out of reach yet.
UN chief urges funding for Sahel states
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday suggested the UN help fund the fight against jihadism in the Sahel, warning "we are not winning the war against terrorism" in the frail region.
Sri Lanka president rebuffs UN chief over hangings
Sri Lanka's president said Monday he had rejected a telephone appeal by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to reconsider his push to reintroduce the death penalty after 43 years.
UN chief urges action to avert climate change 'catastrophe'
UN chief Antonio Guterres said climate-related devastation was striking the planet on a weekly basis and warned Sunday that urgent action must be taken to avoid a catastrophe.
The wildfire of hate speech
Around the world, hate is on the march. A menacing wave of intolerance and hate-based violence is targeting worshippers of many faiths across the globe.
Desertification claims 24b fertile land yearly, says UN
The United Nations yesterday advised developing countries to urgently combat the effects of desertification, which, according to it, were worsening migration and food insecurity worldwide.
UN peacekeeper killed in Mali
A Nigerian peacekeeper was killed Saturday in an attack on the United Nations' stabilization mission in Mali, the UN said.
On World Press Freedom Day, stakeholders seek socially responsible, free media
The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called on everyone to defend the rights of journalists whose efforts help to build a better world for all.