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

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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:

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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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