Sunday, December 4, 2022

Stephane Dujarric

October 31, 2022

UN concerned about resumed hostilities in eastern DRC

The UN secretary-general expressed concern over the resumption of hostilities between the armed forces of the DRC and the March 23 Movement (M23).

DR Congo crisis
October 18, 2022

UN ramps up aid in Chad as floods hit one million people

Flooding completely submerged neighbourhoods in the capital N’Djamena, forcing people to flee their homes.

Chad Flood
October 2, 2022

UN chief Guterres voices concern over coup in Burkina Faso

The secretary-general called on all actors to “refrain from violence and seek dialogue.”

António Guterres
September 29, 2022

Afghanistan’s frozen assets belong to Afghan people: UN

U.S. President Joe Biden froze more than $9 billion of Afghan assets in 2021 after the Taliban took over.

António Guterres
June 16, 2022

Burkina Faso: UN condemns attack on Seytenga

Security in Burkina Faso has worsened since 2015 as attacks have killed more than 1,000 people and displaced more than 1.9 million others.

António Guterres
June 6, 2022

UN chief Guterres calls for peace ahead of Sudan talks

A military coup in October 2021, led to the suspension of a power-sharing arrangement between civilian representatives and senior officers.

António Guterres
June 2, 2022

UN agrees to change Turkey’s official name to Türkiye

The move is seen as Ankara’s push to rebrand the nation and dissociate its name from the popular American Thanksgiving dinner bird, turkey, and other unfavourable connotations.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Credit: BBC)
April 9, 2022

UN condemns bombing of train station in Ukraine

The secretary-general said the strike on the Kramatorsk railway station in eastern Ukraine was “completely unacceptable.”

António Guterres
March 29, 2022

UN confirms death of 8 peacekeepers in DR Congo helicopter crash

Among those in the helicopter were six crew members – all from the Pakistani military – one Russian military officer and another from Serbia.

January 25, 2022

UN tells Burkina Faso coup leaders to surrender

Mr Guterres, in a statement issued by his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, called on the coup leaders to lay down their weapons.

Antonio Guterres