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UN thanks India for paying regular budget assessments within specified timeframe

January 11, 2020 3:39 pm

"With a fourth country paying up today, we are going to repeat thanks to Armenia, Portugal and Ukraine, and freshly thank India, which paid up today," Stéphane Dujarric, the spokesman of US Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters Friday.

Time is now

December 03, 2019 12:19 am

Success of CoP 25 hinges on how urgently countries resolve discord over climate finance, carbon markets.

India most vulnerable to rising sea levels due to climate change: UN chief

November 05, 2019 9:09 am

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said there is an “addiction” to coal that nations need to overcome because it remains a major threat in relation to climate change.

Amid 'severe liquidity crisis', UN chief says struggling to pay salaries

October 09, 2019 11:30 am

The UN is facing a “severe liquidity crisis”, reaching its deepest deficit of the decade, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said, warning that the world organisation will not have enough cash by next month to cover payrolls.

Antonio Guterres warns UN may not have enough money to pay staff next month

October 09, 2019 8:22 am

He told the 193-member UN General Assembly's budget committee that if he had not worked since January to cut spending then "we would not have had the liquidity to support" the annual gathering of world leaders last month.

India important actor in climate action, making fantastic efforts in renewable energy: UN chief

September 21, 2019 3:14 pm

Guterres was speaking to a small and select group of journalists at a special luncheon hosted by him ahead of the high-level Climate Action Summit.

UN chief refuses to intervene on Kashmir issue, asks India-Pakistan to resolve through dialogue

September 11, 2019 8:12 pm

The remarks came after the UN spokesperson was asked whether Antonio Guterres planed to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir during the UN General Assembly session later this month that would be attended by both Prime Miniter Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan.

UN chief Antonio Guterres: Islamic State remains resilient in Afghanistan

September 10, 2019 7:38 am

Guterres' report was written before US President Donald Trump abruptly ended a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with the Taliban on Saturday. Trump said on Monday that US peace talks with the Taliban were now "dead."

UN chief urges the world to stamp out religious persecution United Nations

August 23, 2019 1:37 pm

On the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief Guterres UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged everyone to prevent such attacks and demanded those responsible be held accountable.

Explained: A former Indian diplomat explains UN chief's statement on J&K

August 09, 2019 7:18 pm

The Indian Express speaks to Vivek Katju, former Indian diplomat who has dealt with Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Ministry of External Affairs, on United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres statement on Jammu and Kashmir.


How urban population is rising globally: News in Numbers

November 02, 2018 8:50 am

Ahead of World Cities Day on October 31, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that, “such rapid urbanisation can strain local capacities, contributing to increased risk from natural and human made disasters”.