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António Guterres: Secretary-General of the United Nations
António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres is a Portuguese politician and diplomat who is serving as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations. Previously, he was the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees between 2005 and 2015.

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U.N. says reports of violence against Iran protesters 'worrying'

Accusations of lethal force against protesters in Iran should be fully investigated, a spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, saying reports of violence against..
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Pakistan asks UN to 'act decisively' to prevent a 'disastrous war' with India

pakistan asks un to 'act decisively' to prevent a 'disastrous war' with india
Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to "act decisively" to prevent a "disastrous war" between Pakistan and India. In a video shared by APP..
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Videos for António Guterres

World leaders call for de-escalation after US kills Iranian general [Video]World leaders call for de-escalation after US kills Iranian general

"My message is simple and clear: stop escalation. Exercise maximum restraint. Restart dialogue," UN Secretary-General António Guterres said.View on euronews

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U.S. to investigate nuclear waste site on Marshall Islands [Video]U.S. to investigate nuclear waste site on Marshall Islands

The U.S. Congress is demanding an investigation into the Runit Dome in the Marshall Islands, which contains radioactive waste and is being threatened by rising sea levels.

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2019: the year the climate crisis found its voice [Video]2019: the year the climate crisis found its voice

Inspired by a Swedish schoolgirl, millions took to the streets in 2019 - as the world suffered extreme weather and major powers continued to block the radical action scientists say is needed to steer..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:18Published

'Keep up the pressure,' says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New Year message [Video]'Keep up the pressure,' says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New Year message

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, and they are launching a 'decade of action'. View on euronews

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U.N. climate summit grinds to a close after going into overtime [Video]U.N. climate summit grinds to a close after going into overtime

A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday (December 15) to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a U.N. climate summit ground to a delayed close, prompting sharp criticism from..

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EU hails Green Deal as 'man on the moon moment' [Video]EU hails Green Deal as 'man on the moon moment'

The European Union's new Green Deal policy package commits the EU to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, along with tens of billions of euros to help member states do it. David Pollard reports.

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'Let others speak': Teen activist Greta Thunberg shines light on other climate stories [Video]'Let others speak': Teen activist Greta Thunberg shines light on other climate stories

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Monday arrived at the United Nations climate talks in Madrid where she addressed the media alongside young activists and indigenous groups.

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Teen activist Greta Thunberg uses platform at climate talks to shine light on other people's stories [Video]Teen activist Greta Thunberg uses platform at climate talks to shine light on other people's stories

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Monday arrived at the United Nations climate talks in Madrid where she addressed the media alongside young activists and indigenous groups.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

UN Chief Warns Climate Change Is at 'Point of No Return' [Video]UN Chief Warns Climate Change Is at 'Point of No Return'

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres made the comments in his opening speech in Madrid at a two-week conference addressing global warming.

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COP25 in Madrid: UN Secretary-General Guterres says planet is 'close to a point of no return' [Video]COP25 in Madrid: UN Secretary-General Guterres says planet is 'close to a point of no return'

The Climate Summit, which should lay the bases for a new phase of climate action, starts today in Madrid. #COP25 is the last UN climate meeting before 2020, when many nations must submit new action..

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UN chief warns of 'point of no return' on climate change [Video]UN chief warns of 'point of no return' on climate change

Antonio Guterres said effect of rising temperatures is already being felt around the world.

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UN's Guterres: War Against Nature Must Stop [Video]UN's Guterres: War Against Nature Must Stop

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday the world must stop a “war against nature." According to Reuters, he also said the world must also find more political will to combat climate change...

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Iraqi president receives phone call from U.N. Guterres: Iraqi state TV

Iraqi President Barham Salih received a phone call from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday in which they discussed regional developments, Iraqi state TV and state news agency..
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U.N. chief Guterres concerned by events in Venezuela: spokesman

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned by events in Venezuela surrounding the election of the National Assembly's president, a U.N. spokesman said in a statement on Monday.
Reuters - Published

UN chief Guterres calls for 'maximum restraint', hinting at US-Iran escalation

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed deep concern Monday over rising global discord and called for "maximum restraint" amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran after the..
France 24 - Published

U.N. chief warns of 'profound risk of miscalculation' amid rising geopolitical tensions

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that "geopolitical tensions are at their highest level this century" and called on world leaders to stop escalating tensions, exercise..
Reuters - Published

Iran tells U.N. it reserves right to self-defense over Soleimani killing

Iran told the United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday that it reserves its right to self-defense under international law after the United States killed Qassem..
Reuters - Published

U.N. Secretary General concerned by recent escalation in the Gulf, calls for maximum restraint

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is deeply concerned by the recent rise in tensions in the Middle East, where the United States killed top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani following..
Reuters - Published

U.N. secretary-general 'deeply concerned' North Korea said it could resume weapons tests

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply concerned" that North Korea has indicated it could resume nuclear and missile tests, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday. 
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U.N. rebuffs Russia accusation that U.S. visa delays being ignored

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has repeatedly expressed concern to Washington over U.S. visa delays for officials from Russia and other countries, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday after..
Reuters - Published

Pope and U.N. chief appeal for environment, religious tolerance

Pope Francis and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appealed for nuclear disarmament, environmental protection and religious tolerance.
Reuters - Published

UN chief calls for action to improve status of refugees worldwide

un chief calls for action to improve status of refugees worldwide
UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres urged the international community to carry out new strategies in order to improve the situations for...
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Marathon Climate Talks in Madrid Fizzle to End With Slim Deal

marathon climate talks in madrid fizzle to end with slim deal
MADRID — Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at..
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U.N. Climate Talks End With Big Polluters Blocking Stronger Action

The United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, said countries had “lost an important opportunity” at the meeting in Madrid. 
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UN chief urges reaffirmed commitment to universal health coverage

un chief urges reaffirmed commitment to universal health coverage
UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on world leaders to reaffirm their commitment to promoting healthcare on the occasion of the International Universal..
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Japan’s ‘complex feelings’ enabling addiction to coal

japan’s ‘complex feelings’ enabling addiction to coal
Japan needs to overcome what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres labeled a “coal addiction,” and the issue is causing mixed feelings among its officials attending climate change talks in Madrid..
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U.N. head demands bolder climate action or 'we are doomed'

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres exhorted major world economies on Wednesday to signal more ambitious commitments to cut greenhouse emissions as climate talks in Madrid hit an intense phase.
Reuters - Published

U.N. unable to verify that weapons used in Saudi oil attack were from Iran

The United Nations is "unable to independently corroborate" that missiles and drones used in attacks on Saudi oil facilities in September "are of Iranian origin," Secretary-General Antonio Guterres..
Reuters - Published

Don't fiddle while the planet burns, U.N. chief warns climate summit

The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking..
Reuters - Published

World leaders tackle climate change at COP25 summit

World leaders are meeting at a major climate summit in Madrid to tackle rising temperatures around the globe. The United Nations' COP25 summit will last for two weeks. U.N. Secretary-General António..
CBS News - Published

U.N. chief opens climate summit with call for hope over 'surrender'

The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking..
Reuters - Published

UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

un chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change
MADRID — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could..
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Bank of England's Carney to become UN climate finance envoy

bank of england's carney to become un climate finance envoy
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will lead a push by the United Nations to make the finance sector take proper account of the risks posed by climate change, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres..
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Guterres 'point of no return' warning sets tone for UN climate summit in Madrid

Global talks tasked with neutralising the threat of global warming get underway in Madrid Monday, but their narrow focus on rules and procedures remains out of sync with the world's climate-addled..
France 24 - Published

UN Chief: Humanity's 'War against Nature' Must Stop

un chief: humanity's 'war against nature' must stop
The devastating impact of global warming that threatens humanity is a pushback from Nature under assault, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres warned Sunday ahead of a key climate conference. "For many decades..
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'War against nature must stop,' U.N. chief says before climate talks

The world must stop a "war against nature" and find more political will to combat climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday, the eve of a two-week global climate..
Reuters - Published

UN chief calls for engagement in talks for nuclear-weapon-free Mideast

un chief calls for engagement in talks for nuclear-weapon-free mideast
UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for the engagement of states in talks for a Middle East zone free of nuclear and other weapons of mass..
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Head of U.N. Palestinian refugee agency quits amid misconduct inquiry

head of u.n. palestinian refugee agency quits amid misconduct inquiry
The head of a U.N. agency that aids Palestinian refugees resigned on Wednesday, the United Nations said, amid an investigation into misconduct allegations. Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl was..
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UN chief urges Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis

un chief urges myanmar to resolve rohingya crisis
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern on Sunday over the plight of the 730,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state, calling on Myanmar's government to..
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Climate change: Asia 'coal addiction' must end, UN chief warns

António Guterres says Asian countries must use greener energy sources to tackle the climate crisis.
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UN chief appeals to India, Pakistan to deal with Kashmir issue through dialogue

As Jammu and Kashmir transitioned from a state into two union territories, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres reiterated his appeal that India and Pakistan deal with the Kashmir issue through..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amid cash crisis, United Nations likely to be able to pay staff in November

The United Nations has received enough partial payments from some countries to be able to pay its staff next month, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres..
Reuters - Published

U.N. chief welcomes Turkey pause in Syria assault, 'still long way to go' to end Syria crisis

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed "any efforts" to de-escalate the situation in northern Syria and protect civilians, a U.N. spokesman said in a statement on Thursday after..
Reuters - Published

U.N chief Guterres calls for de-escalation of conflict in Syria

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for a de-escalation of the conflict in Syria.
Reuters - Published

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

antonio guterres warns un may not have enough money to pay staff next month
The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don’t pay what they owe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday. Advertising He told the..
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UN chief says international organisation is facing worst cash crisis in almost a decade

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the United Nations is facing its "worst cash crisis" in nearly a decade because 64 of its 193 members have not paid their annual dues —..
France 24 - Published

U.N. chief calls for restraint in northeast Syria -U.N. spokesman

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all parties in northeast Syria to exercise maximum restraint, his spokesman said on Monday after the United States began pulling troops back from the..
Reuters - Published

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