COVID-19: Worst is yet to come in conflict zones, UN chief warns

By |april 3rd, 2020|António Guterres, Ceasefire, COVID-19, European Union, Josep Borrell, News, UN, United Nations|

In countries stricken by conflict, where health systems have already collapsed, "the worst is yet to come" as the coronavirus continues to spread, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday (3 April), reiterating his call for a global cease...

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Lessons in leadership… for the EU

By |april 3rd, 2020|António Guterres, coronavirus, News, United Nations, United States|

South Korea is an inspiration for fighting the coronavirus and the UN chief is exemplary for global leadership, at a time when the US is incapacitated, and the EU -- still in need of unity, writes Stavros Papagianneas.

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Lille’s football club commits to reaching carbon neutrality

By |april 1st, 2020|Climate Neutral Now, football, France, Lille, Losc, News, United Nations|

Lille's football club, Losc, has committed to reaching the commitments of the UN-sponsored "Climate Neutral Now" initiative and is the first French club to do so. EURACTIV France reports.

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Three billion people under lockdown as UN warns virus threatens humanity

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, India, News, pandemic, United Nations, United States|

More than three billion people are living under lockdown measures as soaring death tolls in Europe and the US on Wednesday (25 March) underlined a United Nations warning that the coronavirus pandemic threatens all of humanity.

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Russia joins UN’s appeal for global ceasefire, lists conflicts by name

By |marec 25th, 2020|António Guterres, Iran, Iraq, Islamic State, Libya, News, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United Nations, United States, Yemen|

Russia’s foreign ministry published a statement on Wednesday (25 March) urging all parties to regional armed conflicts to immediately stop hostilities, secure a ceasefire, and introduce a humanitarian pause, in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. Thus, Moscow joins the appeal UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched on 23 March.

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UN chief calls for ‘immediate global ceasefire’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

By |marec 24th, 2020|armed conflict, coronavirus, COVID-19, Eastern Ukraine, global governance, Libya, News, Syria, United Nations|

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a global truce in the world's conflict zones on Monday (23 March) in order to protect vulnerable civilians from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

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UN to create global coronavirus fund to assist developing countries

By |marec 23rd, 2020|coronavirus, development, News, United Nations|

The United Nations will create a fund to support the treatment of coronavirus patients worldwide, Norway’s foreign ministry said on Monday (23 March).

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UN urges Libyans to halt fighting, battle virus

By |marec 18th, 2020|coronavirus, Libya, migrant crisis, News, United Nations|

The United Nations and nine countries on Tuesday (17 March) called on Libya's warring parties to cease hostilities to allow health authorities to fight against the new coronavirus.

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EU foreign ministers promise more humanitarian aid to Syria

By |marec 6th, 2020|Dacian Cioloş, EU-Turkey deal, European humanitarian aid, Greece, Josep Borrell, News, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United Nations|

The EU is willing to provide more money for migrants stranded in Turkey, but Ankara must refrain from using them as a bargaining chip, the bloc's foreign ministers announced after an extraordinary meeting about the crisis in Syria's northwestern Idlib ...

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Nuclear arms control treaty set for review as divisions over non-proliferation mount

By |februar 27th, 2020|arms control, China, Germany, Heiko Maas, INF Treaty, Iran, News, NPT Treaty, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear weapons, Russia, UN Security Council, United Nations, United States|

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in March, the United Nations is preparing to review the accord amid growing signs that divisions and distrust are rife among countries that possess nucl...

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