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Nikki R. Haley New US Ambassador to the UN

Jan 28, 2017 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 27, January, 2017 – Nikki R. Haley, new United States Permanent Representative to the UN Presents Credentials to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, January 27 2017. On her first day at the United Nations, United States Ambassador Nikki Haley said, “you’re going to see a change in the way we do business, it’s no longer about working harder it is about working smarter.” Haley said she is “thrilled to be at the UN” and that she and her staff have “hit the ground [Read More]

Paris Agreement: Milestone against Climate Change Enters Into Force

Nov 4, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, November 04 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 04 2016 – The Paris Agreement on Climate Change finally enters into force 4 November. This milestone against climate change was celebrated with a commemoration event at the UN Headquarters.   Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invited representatives of various civil society groups to present their ideas on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, as well as discuss their plans [Read More]

Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

Oct 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Antonio Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and candidate for the position of next United Nations Secretary-General attended the UN International Prayer Breakfast today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Antonio Guterres – Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, October 05 2016 The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously endorsed Antonio Guterres to lead the Organization for the next five years. After six straw polls, Guterres received no “discourage” votes from the pool of 13 candidates originally campaigning to become the next UN Secretary-General. This was the first time in the organization’s history that the selection process [Read More]

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