The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will hold talks with senior officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey, as guarantors of the Syria peace process, in Geneva early next week, a UN statement says.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has urged the Congolese authorities to halt violence after the government said it was stepping up security for the long-delayed presidential elections scheduled for December 23.
Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres once again described the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as an achievement of multilateral diplomacy, urging regional and international players to ensure the continuation of the international deal.
Defying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the UN agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration.
US President Donald Trump has officially named State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace Nikki Haley as the US ambassador to the United Nations, ending weeks of speculation about the post.
With more than two months into the killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has stressed the necessity of an international investigation to identify those responsible for the “awful” murder at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul.
The UN` chief opened the climate summit in Poland with a dire warning to world leaders. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that we need to act now to combat rising temperatures. Without drastic action, there will be catastrophic consequences, he warned.