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Secretary-General’s Statement on Proposed United States Budget

Mar 16, 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on US financial contribution to the United Nations New Yor…

UN chief unveils proposals to end ‘scourge’ of sexual exploitation and abuse

Mar 09, 2017

UN chief Guterres unveils proposals to end 'scourge' of sexual exploitation and abuse https://youtu.be/RTAAL4J-6s8 Underscorin…

Secretary-General António Guterres on International Women’s Day

Mar 08, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres on International Women’s Day New York, March 8, 2017 Women’s rights are human rights…

UN calls for support for recovery plan as Haiti loses $2.7 billion in Hurricane Matthew

Mar 06, 2017

UN calls for support for recovery plan as Haiti loses $2.7 billion in Hurricane Matthew The United Nations office dedicated to di…

Iraq: Civilian casualty figure for February tops 1,000

Mar 02, 2017

Iraq: Civilian casualty figure for February tops 1,000 More than 1,000 civilians were killed or injured last month in Iraq, the…

UNICEF reports that 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition

Feb 21, 2017

UNICEF reports that 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from starvation in four affected…

In a period of ‘profound uncertainty,’ stand up for human rights

Feb 15, 2017

Urging action for greater freedoms, stronger respect and more compassion, the United Nations human rights arm today launched a $25…

US should lift measure suspending refugee resettlement, says UN chief

Feb 01, 2017

US should lift measure suspending refugee resettlement, says UN chief Guterres Reacting to the recent suspension by the United St…

UN releases $100 million to sustain relief operations in world’s most neglected crises

Jan 30, 2017

UN releases $100 million to sustain relief operations in world's most neglected crises United Nations Secretary-General António …

UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution

Jan 28, 2017

UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution The United Nations age…