Tag: Ban Ki-moon

Former Prime Minister of Portugal Guterres will be next UN Secretary-General

Newsroom24x7 Staff New York: The Security Council Thursday (6 October) formally chose the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as its nominee to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations for a five-year term when incumbent Ban Ki-moon steps down on 31 December. The recommendation, made in a resolution adopted in a private meeting by

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Paris climate change deal is a health insurance policy for planet : UN Sec Gen

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented his expectations from the new climate change deal and described it as a ‘Helath insurance policy for the planet.’ He said it has been a first ever co-ordinated event when every nation in the world has pledged to curb emissions and address the urgent need

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Ban Ki-moon urges the states involved to address the terrorist threat of Boko Haram

Newsroom24x7 Staff New York: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed regrets that in spite of the military gains made by the affected countries, Boko Haram continues indiscriminate and horrific attacks against civilians in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. The Secretary-General said in a statement on Friday that he is is appalled by the continued abductions

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