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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten
António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017.
A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information – No. 177/ 21 December 2016
Security Council approves UN monitors for Aleppo evacuations
Alarmed at the “devastating” humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where perhaps thousands of civilians remain trapped, the Security Council on 19 December requested the United Nations and other relevant institutions to carry out “adequate, neutral monitoring and direct observation on evacuations from the eastern districts” of the war-battered city.
PRESS RELEASE – Universal Children’s Day: Two hundred world renowned writers come together for children’s rights16th November 2016 Information for Media, Latest News, News and Media, Press Releases
Seven-year old Michelle Nkamankeng from South Africa joins Chimamanda Adichie, Paulo Coelho, Christina Lamb, Nuruddin Farah and writers from around the world to pen ‘Tiny Stories’ highlighting the world they want for children
UNDP Report Calls for Enabling Actions by African Leaders to Support ‘A New Vision for Weather and Climate Services’
Public-Private Partnerships, New Technologies, Regional Cooperation, Capacity Building Key to Resolving Sub-Saharan Africa’s Persistent Challenges in Maintaining Sustainable Climate Information and Early Warning Systems
Marrakesh, Morocco, 10 November 2016 – During today’s climate talks in Marrakech, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a report that focuses on a new approach adopted by African leaders to proactively support the sustainability of investments in weather and climate services across the continent.