Climate Change ‘a Multiplier Effect’, Aggravating Instability, Conflict, Terrorism, Secretary-General Warns Security Council

9 Dec

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security:  Security in the context of terrorism and climate change”, in New York today:

Calling Central Emergency Fund ‘a Proven Success’ in Humanitarian Crises, Secretary-General Urges Countries to Increase Pledges, Reach Funding Goal

8 Dec

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres' remarks, as delivered by Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, at the high-level pledging event for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), in New York today: