Antonio Guterres Headlines

  • Polish chairman says UN climate talks call for higher effort

    The Polish government official serving as president of a U.N. climate summit says the international talks have entered a “critical phase” and require dedication from all involved if they are to end in success

    Washington Post
  • The Latest: UN Secretary-General returns to climate talks

    The Latest on the climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 10:25 a.m. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has flown back to Poland in an effort to support struggling talks on ways of fighting climate change. Guterres was expected to make a statement Wednesday

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  • The Latest: UN Secretary-General returns to climate talks

    U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has flown back to Poland in an effort to support struggling talks on ways of fighting climate change

    Washington Post
  • At a glance: The new UN migration pact

    A United Nations accord, the "Global Compact on Migration," adopted Monday by 164 U.N. members, but not the United States, aims to improve the treatment of migrants worldwide. Here, at a glance, are key points and details: WHAT IS IT? A non-binding, voluntary agreement that aims to

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  • Countries set to agree UN migration accord, despite walkouts

    Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. The Global Compact for

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  • The Latest: Nations agree UN migration accord in Morocco

    More than 160 countries have agreed on a nonbinding U.N. migration accord that seeks to ensure the safe, orderly and humane movement of people around the world, over the outspoken disapproval of the United States and several other countries

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  • Countries set to agree UN migration accord, despite walkouts

    Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and other countries

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  • Israel launches military operation to destroy 'cross-border terror tunnels'

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday to update him on the details of a military operation that will destroy cross-border tunnels between Israel and Lebanon, according to a statement released by his office. Netanyahu launched the...

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  • Lebanon says Israel offered no proof of border tunnels

    Lebanon’s Parliament speaker says Israel has presented no evidence to prove its claims that a network of attack tunnels has been built by Hezbollah across the shared borders

    Washington Post
  • Lebanon says Israel offered no proof of border tunnels

    Lebanon’s Parliament speaker says Israel has presented no evidence to prove its claims that a network of attack tunnels has been built by Hezbollah across the shared borders

    Washington Post
  • UN chief urges Syria to resolve gaps on chemical weapons

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is again urging Syria to resolve “gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies” in its declaration of chemical weapons after the global watchdog reported no progress on these outstanding issues

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  • Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

    Negotiators gathered for the U.N. climate talks in Poland are getting down to the nitty-gritty part of the two-week meeting. Diplomats from almost 200 countries began holding a series of technical talks Tuesday aimed at finalizing the rules that define the 2015 Paris accord on...

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  • U.N. climate summit aims to move Paris deal forward without U.S.

    The U.N. kicked off its climate change conference Monday in the heart of Poland's coal country, with hopes of striking a deal to advance the 2015 Paris accord.

    UPI
  • UN: Over 150 sexual violence cases in South Sudan in 12 days

    UN officials say more than 150 women and girls have sought treatment in the past 12 days for rape and other acts of sexual violence near Bentiu, the second-largest city in South Sudan

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