Blog Posts - Antonio Guterres



Asamblea General de la ONU honra a Fidel Castro

Tomado de Cubainformación Organizado por la Misión Permanente de Cuba ante la ONU, el evento especial de homenaje fue solicitado por un grupo de países de varios continentes. Se prevé aquí la intervención de casi 30 oradores en la sesión, tant...
by Miradas Encontradas on Dec 20, 2016

Iran urges UN to fight extremism under Antonio Guterres' leadership

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (Photos by AFP)Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered his heart-felt congratulation to Antonio Guterres on his election as the new UN secretary general, expressing hope that h...

Portugal’s Antonio Guterres to succeed Ban Ki-moon of South Korea as new UN head

UN Secretary General-designate Antonio Guterres speaks during the ceremony for the appointment of the UN chief during a General Assembly session, October 13, 2016, in New York. (Photo by AFP)The United Nations General Assembly has approved by acclama...

Asylum Claims Rose 20 Percent Last Year, U.N. Refugee Agency Says

By RICK GLADSTONE Published: March 27, 2012 Escapees from new uprisings in the Middle East and Africa, combined with a rising tide of people fleeing chronic conflicts like those in Afghanistan and Iraq, contributed...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Mar 27, 2012

Refugees on rise and poor countries bear brunt: UNHCR

(Reuters) - The number of people forced to flee their homes to escape war or abuse has risen to its highest for 15 years, with four out of five refugees in developing countries, the United Nations said on Monday. In all, there were 43.7 million...
by 3packdad on Jun 20, 2011

UN ADMITS FAILURE IN KENYAN REFUGEE CAMP

One of the world’s largest refugee camps fails to meet even the most basic standards, the UN has admitted. More than a quarter of a million Somalis are crowded into the Dadaab camp in eastern Kenya having fled fighting in their own country. Ch...
by connectafrica on Aug 4, 2009


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