“‘Mama Winnie’ – as she was affectionately known – was a towering figure in the struggle against apartheid,” said Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, during a tribute held at United Nations Headquarters in honour of the late Winfred ‘Winnie’ Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela.
The two deadly terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ougadougou, on Friday have been strongly condemned by the United Nations.
DRC violence fuels new displacement
UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to fallen Tanzanian blue helmets
The head of UN peacekeeping operations has paid tribute to the 14 Tanzanian blue helmets killed last week by suspected rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
“No Plan B” for Middle East Peace Process: UN chief
The UN Secretary-General has reiterated his belief that there is “no alternative” to the two-State solution for Israelis and Palestinians.
End conflict by establishing an independent Palestine, urges Guterres
UN chief condemns Central African Republic attack
“Heinous and cowardly” terror attack in Egypt condemned by UN chief
An attack on an Egyptian mosque which left at least 235 people dead, was condemned by the UN Secretary-General “in the strongest terms” on Friday.