Antonio Guterres

UN floats plan to boost renewables as climate worries mount

Guterres wants to broaden access to supply chains and raw materials that go into renewable technologies, which are now concentrated in a few powerful countries.

published on : 18th May 2022

UN chief urges end to senseless, ruthless war in Ukraine

The UN Security Council meeting on the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine heard a briefing from Guterres on his recent meetings with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents.

published on : 6th May 2022

Ukraine slams Kyiv attack amid efforts for new Mariupol evacuation

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Ukraine’s forces were holding off Russia’s attempt to advance in the south and east, as efforts continued to secure safe passage for residents of Mariupol.

published on : 29th April 2022

Explosions in Kyiv after UN chief meeting

At least one person was killed and several were injured, including some who were trapped beneath the rubble, according to rescue officials. 

published on : 29th April 2022

Jaishankar meets UN chief Guterres, discusses key issues including Ukraine situation 

"Spoke about latest developments in respect of Afghanistan and Myanmar. Appreciate his interest in working with India to effectively address important contemporary challenges," he said.

published on : 15th April 2022

UN says Ukraine war threatens to devastate many poor nations

The task force calls on countries to ensure a steady flow of food and fertilizer through open markets, lift export restrictions, and direct surpluses and reserves to those in need.

published on : 14th April 2022

S Jaishankar arrives in New York, to meet UN Secretary-General Guterres

Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh were in Washington DC for the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with their US counterparts.

published on : 14th April 2022

UN chief says he's in 'very close contact' with India, others on mediation efforts towards ending Ukraine war

Last week, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla had met Guterres at the UN headquarters and discussed the situation in Ukraine, Afghanistan and Myanmar.

published on : 29th March 2022

'Don't let Russia crisis fuel climate destruction' says UN chief Guterres

Countries scrambling to replace Russian oil, gas and coal supplies with any available alternative may fuel the world’s 'mutually assured destruction' through climate change stated the UN chief.

published on : 21st March 2022

UN chief welcomes Taliban's plan to reopen schools for girls, boys

Since taking power, the Taliban have rolled back women's rights in virtually every area, including crushing women's freedom of movement.

published on : 18th March 2022

UN seeks $4.27 billion in appeal for war-ravaged Yemen

The conflict has in recent years become a regional proxy war that has killed more than 150,000 people, including over 14. 500 civilians.

published on : 16th March 2022

Direct negotiations to end Ukraine crisis? UN chief gets in touch with India, China, France

The United Nations estimates that over 2 million Ukrainians have fled their country, and the number is expected to grow.

published on : 15th March 2022

'Ukraine war hitting poor countries reliant on wheat' says UN chief Guterres

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised concerns about developing nations who import most of their wheat from Russia and Ukraine where food prices can skyrocket as an effect of the war.

published on : 15th March 2022

UN chief warns pandemic not over, decries vaccine inequality

Antonio Guterres noted that while 1.5 billion doses of vaccine are produced each month, "nearly three billion people are still waiting for their first shot."

published on : 9th March 2022

World is facing 'biggest global security crisis' in recent years: UN chief on Ukraine issue

The Secretary-General said that he was deeply troubled by the latest developments in Ukraine, including reports of increased ceasefire violations.

published on : 23rd February 2022
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