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UN chief asks G20, including India, to invest in green transition as they recover from COVID-19

Guterres praised India for raising the proportion of renewable energy in its total consumption to 24 per cent from 17 per cent despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 28th August 2020

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by coronavirus closures

The U.N. chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education in their critical preschool year.

published on : 4th August 2020

UN chief warns of vulnerability of LGBTI community during coronavirus pandemic

The U.N. chief said in a message marking Sunday’s commemoration that the day comes at a time of great challenge when the world needs to protect the LGBTI community.

published on : 17th May 2020

UN chief wants Syria ceasefire 'immediately'

With Russia's backing, the council voted unanimously to demand the truce "without delay" as Syrian war planes pounded the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

published on : 25th February 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi rejects criticism over Rohingya, UN chief urges army pullback

The Nobel Peace laureate vowed to resettle some refugees but offered no solutions to halt what the UN calls army-led "ethnic cleansing" in Rakhine state.

published on : 20th September 2017

UN chief Antonio Guterres urges Myanmar to halt military campaign against Rohingyas

"I call on the Myanmar authorities to suspend military activities and violence and uphold the rule of law," he said in a press conference.

published on : 13th September 2017