United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Stockholm from New York on the morning of Tuesday, 1 June.
United Nations humanitarian colleagues in Madagascar report that food and nutrition security has improved, saying that since January, 1.1 million people in the Grand Sud region have been reached with critical assistance following large-scale humanitarian assistance in 2021 and this year.
In northern Ethiopia, the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are continuing to provide assistance across Tigray, Afar and Amhara. Since the resumption of convoys at the beginning of April, 875 trucks have arrived in Tigray, carrying more than 32,800 tons of supplies, including food.
The new Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations, Anna Karin Eneström, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Stockholm, Sweden, late on Wednesday evening, 12 December, from Katowice, Poland.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said it is concerned about the resurgence of insecurity in the Lac region in the west of Chad. The situation has forced some aid agencies to suspend operations leaving tens of thousands of people without food and health services.
Nearly one month after the deadly earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, UNICEF says that some 375,000 children still need life-saving supplies and services. More than 2,000 were killed, and key services for children – such as schools and health centres – have been rendered inoperable.
The latest report issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization warns today that time is running out for the world’s forests, whose total area is shrinking every day. Forests provide around 20 per cent of income for rural households in developing countries and fuel for cooking and heating for 1 in every 3 people around the world.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres travelled from New York on Friday, 20 April, to Sweden for an annual retreat with the Security Council and an official visit to the country.
The Secretary-General’s Youth Envoy spoke to the Security Council today on the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security. She said the report points to two key issues needing attention: the growing mistrust from young generations towards formal political institutions, and the exclusion of young people from political, civic and economic life.