multilateralism

Strong multilateral institutions key to tackling world’s dramatic challenges, UN chief says In Moscow

In Moscow on Thursday, Secretary-General António Guterres said multilateralism was vital to tackling climate change, terrorism and other dramatic challenges, and that the United Nations and Russia would continue working together to make global institutions stronger and better able to serve the public good.

News in Brief 9 May 2017 – (PM)

“The Elders” explain why multilateralism matters

A group of independent global leaders working together for peace and security called the “The Elders” spoke on the importance of multilateralism at the UN on Tuesday.

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Germany is symbol of tolerance and hospitality for those in need of protection – UN chief Guterres

Speaking to the media in Munich, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres hailed the important role Germany has placed at a number of multilateral institutions, including the European Union and the United Nations.

Working together, nations can tackle today’s major challenges – Ban

No country, however, powerful, can tackle alone the multiple challenges facing the world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, stressing the need to work together on issues such as climate change, the economic crisis and global peace and security.

Multilateralism with a strengthened UN vital for small countries – Cape Verde

Multilateralism, with a revitalized United Nations playing the pivotal role, is vital for combating a host of ills threatening West African countries, such as drugs, arms and human trafficking, organized crime and terrorism, Cape Verde said today.

Assembly President heralds ‘new era of engagement’ as debate wraps up

Wrapping up the General Assembly’s annual high-level debate today, the 192-member body’s President today welcomed the “new era of engagement” based on respect among Member States, underscoring that the vision of nations coming together to tackle common challenges is at the heart of the United Nations.

Nations reject unilateralism in face of global challenges at UN

Nations addressing the General Assembly’s annual high-level debate today spoke out against unilateralism as the world tackles its most pressing challenges, including the current global economic turmoil and climate change.

Renewed multilateralism vital to tackling today’s global concerns, Ban says

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for renewed multilateralism to tackle a host of global challenges, including climate change, the economic crisis and disarmament – three issues that will take centre stage during the upcoming General Assembly session.

Ban calls for three-pronged cooperation strategy in Asia

For Asia to play its role in promoting a “new multilateralism” to face 21st century challenges, it must adopt a three-pronged strategy to allow the region’s nations to come together as partners, and not competitors, to tackle global threats, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.

Secretary-General to head to US capital this week

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Washington, D.C. later this week, his spokesperson announced today.