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‘We are digging our own graves’: UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres demanded world leaders act to “save humanity” as they met for the historic COP26 climate summit with code-red warnings from scientists ringing in their ears. More than 120 heads of state and government have gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday for a two-day summit at the start of the UN […]

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United Nations chief calls out rich nations for ‘unfair’ vaccine distribution

The United Nations chief criticised the “wildly uneven and unfair” distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, pointing out that just 10 countries have administered 75 percent of all vaccinations. Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations said 130 countries have not received a single dose of vaccine. “At this critical moment, vaccine equity is the biggest moral […]

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‘Pressure Myanmar to make sure coup fails,’ UN chief António Guterres urges world community

United Nations secretary-general, António Guterres has urged the world community to make sure Myanmar’s coup fails. “We’ll do everything we can to mobilise all the key actors of the international community to put enough pressure on Myanmar to make sure that this coup fails,” he said. “It’s absolutely unacceptable to reverse the result of the […]