In Argentina, the United Nations joined many in the country and across the region to mourn the passing of Hebe de Bonafini, a human rights activist who co-founded the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo movement to search for missing people, including children, during the military dictatorship between 1976 and 1983.
On 13 March, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Claudia Mojica of El Salvador as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Argentina, with the host Government’s approval.
The new Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations, María del Carmen Squeff, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
The new Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations, María del Carmen Squeff, presented her credentials to the Secretariat today.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned in a new report that millions of children in Yemen could be pushed to the brink of starvation due to huge shortfalls in humanitarian aid funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the COVID-19 response is only 10 per cent funded, as UNICEF appeals for $53 million.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Roberto Valent of Italy as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Argentina, with the host Government’s approval.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Buenos Aires from New York early on Wednesday morning, 20 March, to attend the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation.
Adama Dieng, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, acknowledged today’s final appeal judgment by the Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, largely upholding the 2016 guilty verdict against Radovan Karadžic and increasing his sentence from 40 years to life imprisonment.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Buenos Aires from New York, on Thursday morning, 29 November.
The first-ever International Jaguar Day, 29 November, aims to boost conservation efforts to guarantee the survival of the largest feline in the Americas. Half of the original range of the species has been lost and its population is declining due to poaching, conflict with humans and disintegration of their habitat.