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#António Guterres

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 19 May, 2022

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

May 19th 2022, 7:17 AM 5,513 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

# antonio-guterres - Friday 29 April, 2022

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 1:50 PM 37,085 Views 33 Comments
  • Paul Urey and Dylan Healy were "captured" by Russian soldiers at a checkpoint near Zaporizhzhia.
  • One person has been killed in a Russian strike on Kyiv during UN Secretary General's visit to the capital.
  • Zelenskyy said the strikes were an attempt by Russia to "humiliate" the UN and everything it represents.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Kyiv hit by Russian air strikes as UN Secretary General visits
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kyiv hit by Russian air strikes as UN Secretary General visits

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 60,270 Views 46 Comments

Antonio Guterres urged Russia to cooperate with the International Criminal Court investigations into possible war crimes.

# antonio-guterres - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Russian gas deliveries to Poland and Bulgaria suspended as UN chief visits Moscow
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian gas deliveries to Poland and Bulgaria suspended as UN chief visits Moscow

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 8:36 PM 52,153 Views 50 Comments

Much of eastern Europe heavily depends on gas from Russia.

# antonio-guterres - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'
# UN
# UN

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'

Updated Apr 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 64,886 Views 64 Comments

Ukraine has made a plea to the UN to help evacuate citizens from the city, after previous attempts failed.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 18 February, 2021

UN chief urges global plan to reverse ‘unfair’ vaccine access
# António Guterres
# António Guterres

UN chief urges global plan to reverse ‘unfair’ vaccine access

Feb 18th 2021, 6:51 AM 7,687 Views 5 Comments

Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council that 130 countries had not received a single dose of vaccine.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail

Feb 4th 2021, 7:47 AM 7,197 Views 8 Comments

One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.

# antonio-guterres - Friday 1 May, 2020

UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together
# Teamwork
# Teamwork

UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together

May 1st 2020, 8:41 AM 27,153 Views 56 Comments

António Guterres was critical of the lack of leadership in response to Covid-19.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says

Apr 16th 2020, 7:33 AM 24,722 Views 67 Comments

Antonio Guterres says it is hoped there will be a vaccine available by the end of the year.

# antonio-guterres - Monday 3 December, 2018

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:03 PM 57,897 Views 104 Comments

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 4 January, 2018

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough
# Hotline
# Hotline

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough

Jan 4th 2018, 10:18 AM 12,366 Views 24 Comments

South Korea has offered to hold talks with the North on 9 January.

# antonio-guterres - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ban Ki-Moon bids a final farewell as UN Secretary General
# Goodnight Moon
# Goodnight Moon

Ban Ki-Moon bids a final farewell as UN Secretary General

Dec 31st 2016, 1:11 PM 9,514 Views 35 Comments

The UN head’s ten-year term as Secretary General comes to an end at midnight tonight.

# antonio-guterres - Friday 14 October, 2016

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal
# António Guterres
# António Guterres

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Oct 14th 2016, 10:26 AM 6,705 Views 18 Comments

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

# antonio-guterres - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

One person became a refugee every four seconds last year
# Refugees
# Refugees

One person became a refugee every four seconds last year

Jun 19th 2013, 8:01 AM 3,051 Views 49 Comments

Over one million people fled across international borders last year with 6.5 million displaced in their own home countries.

# antonio-guterres - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

There are now one million Syrian refugees
# Civil War
# Civil War

There are now one million Syrian refugees

Mar 6th 2013, 7:51 AM 2,321 Views 14 Comments

“This tragedy has to be stopped,” says UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. The refugees arrive “traumatised, without possessions and having lost members of their families”.