Tag Archives: UNSecretaryGeneral

'Time lost means lives lost,' warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopia

21 February 2017 &#150 The top United Nations humanitarian official today released $18.5 million from the organization’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable critical aid for more than 785,000 people suffering from …

Secretary-General Calls for Surge in ‘Peace Diplomacy’ at Munich Security Event, Noting Prevailing Impunity, Unpredictability, Unclear Power Relations

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Munich Security Conference today:

It is indeed a great pleasure for me to be back in Munich now in this new capacity.  We live in a …

Secretary-General Condemns Recent Terrorist Attacks in Iraq, Pledges Solidarity with Nation’s Efforts to Fight Terrorism, Violent Extremism


17 February 2017

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

We condemn the terrorist attack in the south of Baghdad on 16 February for which Islamic State

Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:


Helen Clark: Keynote Speech on “Improved Global Governance to meet our Shared Challenges”

Feb 13, 2017

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark at the High Level Session of the 5th World Government Summit. Credit: UNDP

In my speech this morning I will comment on some trends in global governance – …

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