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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]

Ban Ki-Moon signed a condolence book at the Turkish Mission

Jul 1, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 30 2016 –  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolences at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nation, on the loss of lives as a result of the 28 June terrorist attack at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: June 30 2016 I offer on behalf the United Nations my deepest condolences to the many victims who have been killed by these heinous terrorist attacks. And I also wish a speedy recovery to the many injured people. There is no justification for any terrorism.  Nothing can [Read More]

2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk

Jan 30, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, January 27 More than 500 global investors gathered today at the United Nations to begin mobilizing the trillions of dollars needed to catalyse the global clean energy transition. Speaking just days after scientists confirmed that 2015 was the hottest year on record, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged investors to help achieve a doubling in global clean energy investments by 2020. Ban said, “I call on the investor community to build on the strong momentum from Paris and seize the opportunities for clean energy growth. I challenge investors to double – at a minimum – their clean energy investments by [Read More]

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