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A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns

Aug 01, 2019

Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters on T…

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected

Aug 01, 2019

Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is …

Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief

Jul 30, 2019

To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “hum…

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’

Jul 30, 2019

Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escala…