A joint operation between the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and the country’s internal security forces has led to the arrest of Hussein Damboucha, regional commander of the armed group Front populaire pour la renaissance de la Centrafrique and member of the Coalition des Patriotes pour le Changement.
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly event marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:
Speakers urged greater action to end long-standing inequalities affecting many groups worldwide due to the legacy of colonialism and the transatlantic slave trade, as the General Assembly commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, observed 21 March:
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mojankunyane Gumbi of South Africa as Special Adviser for Addressing Racism in the Workplace.
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the inauguration ceremony for the Mahatma Gandhi Bust, in New York today:
Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Peace, observed 21 September:
The United Nations Controller urged delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today to act to avert a looming liquidity crisis that could impact the delivery of the Organization’s mandates and services next year.
Food and nutrition aid has reached 2.1 million people in Myanmar during the first quarter of 2022, the World Food Programme (WFP) says. WFP hopes to reach at least 4 million of the country’s most food-insecure and vulnerable people this year, subject to availability of resources and access to those in need, and calls for unimpeded humanitarian access.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: