The Secretary-General arrived in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from Mongolia, on the evening of Thursday, 11 August.
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In Senegal, the Food and Agriculture Organization, UN-Women and United Nations Population Fund are helping national authorities tackle the effects of fuel and food price hikes due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and climate change, with a joint programme benefiting over 14,000 food-insecure households in eight regions.
The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, Hwang Joon-kook, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
A newly released World Health Organization report finds that nearly a billion people worldwide live with a mental disorder. It identifies public health crises, inequality, war and climate change as major health threats, and shows that depression and anxiety spiked more than 25 per cent in 2020.
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the 2022 Pyeongchang Peace Forum in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, today:
The Republic of Korea–United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation Issues will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 11 to 12 November, with 2021 marking the annual meeting’s twentieth anniversary.
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the 2021 Korea Global Forum for Peace — International Community and United Nations Roles for Permanent Peace on the Korean Peninsula, held today:
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports that half a million people in parts of Balochistan province in Pakistan are facing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity. Another 100,000 people need immediate life-saving assistance due to severe drought-like conditions.
The nineteenth Republic of Korea–United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation Issues will take place from 2 to 4 December.