Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicAntónio Guterres

Topic: António Guterres

Lata Mangeshkar had ‘truly been voice of the subcontinent’, UN chief Guterres condoles demise

Guterres expressed his condolences to Mangeshkar's family and to the people of India, his deputy spokesman said.

Failure to vaccinate everyone will give rise to new variants, says UN chief

Antonio Guterres urged the international community, especially the global businesses, that 'we need all hands on deck' for recovery and economic rebound this coming year.

Global community pledges over $1.2 billion for Afghanistan humanitarian crisis

During a high-level ministerial event Monday, Secretary-General Guterres said that UN will stay in Afghanistan & deliver amid the difficulties & unpredictable aspects of the future.

Horrifying how hard-won rights of Afghan women are being ripped away by Taliban: UN chief

In a tweet, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres further pointed out UN's determination to promote the rights of all Afghans and provide them with life-saving humanitarian support.

Afghanistan is spinning out of control, Taliban must halt offensive, UN Chief Guterres says

Seizing power through military force is a losing proposition and one that can only lead to prolonged civil war or the complete isolation of Afghanistan, Guterres said.

UN humanitarian chief calls for ceasefire in Afghanistan, says women’s survival under threat

Martin Griffiths said he is extremely concerned by the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan where more than 1,000 people have been killed or injured due to indiscriminate attacks.

Shringla meets UN Secretary-General Guterres, informs India’s priorities for Security Council

During the meeting, the two leaders also exchanged views on Afghanistan & Myanmar, climate change, UNSC reforms and the Covid situation around the world.

Ready to support Cyclone Yaas response efforts in India, says UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' spokesperson said cyclone preparedness measures have been activated and food stocks have been prepositioned.

Jaishankar meets Guterres, conveys India’s support for his candidature as UN Secretary General

Guterres, the 9th Secretary-General of the UN, took oath in 2017 and his first term ends on December 2021. The term of the next Secretary General will begin on 1 January, 2022.

Covid spike in India, South America left people gasping for breath before our eyes: UN chief

In his statement to the Global Health Summit Friday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the pandemic is 'still very much with us, thriving and mutating'.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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