Antonio Guterres

Violence against women affects whole societies: UN chief

It’s time to take collective action to end violence against women and girls for good, at every level of society across the world.

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UN chief reaffirms international support to the Central African Republic

It is now time to end the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and consolidate democracy, the UN Secretary-General told the country’s legislators on Friday.

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UN chief pledges support to national institutions of CAR

Secretary-General António Guterres, on Thursday pledged the support of the UN for building up national institutions across the Central African Republic (CAR).

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“I am proud to be your colleague” UN chief tells CAR peacekeepers

The UN will always honour the sacrifice of peacekeepers who put their lives on the line to protect civilians across the world.

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Make human trafficking “a real priority” urges UN chief

The scourge of human trafficking needs to become “a real priority for international cooperation,” the UN Secretary-General urged on Wednesday.

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“Geographical balance”, gender equality, essential: counter-terror chief

The Under-Secretary-General of the newly created United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office believes that “geographical balance and gender equality are pre-requisites for the success of the unit”.

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Venezuela violence "shows no signs of abating," UN rights office says

Protesters in Venezuela have reported being shot at with nuts and bolts at close range by security forces amid what the UN on Tuesday called the “widespread and systematic” use of force during anti-Government demonstrations.

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“Wisdom, experience, energy and ideals” of old & young vital to SDGs

The “wisdom, experience, energy and ideals” of the old and the young are vital to realizing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Guterres launches personal appeal for Yemen

Two-thirds of the Yemeni population are in need of emergency support and now is the time to help them, said UN

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