Make 2021 ‘Make-or-Break’ Year for Climate, Energy, Other Critical Issues, Says Secretary-General in Meeting with Leading Mayors at C40 Cities Event

16 Apr

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ opening remarks to his meeting with leading mayors supported by C40 Cities:  “Advancing a Carbon-Neutral, Resilient Recovery for Cities and Nations”, in New York today:

Secretary-General Hails John Pombe Joseph Magufuli’s Service, at General Assembly Tribute for Late United Republic of Tanzania President

16 Apr

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly tribute to the memory of John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, the late President of the United Republic of Tanzania, today:

Disruption of Health Services Has Compounded COVID Challenges, Reversed Hard-Won Gains, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Joint Event

13 Apr

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the Japan Institute of International Affairs/UNIC Tokyo/Ministry of Foreign Affairs Event — “The Significance of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Today’s World from the SDGs Viewpoint and the Role of the United Nations” — today: