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UN and UNESCO accused of corruption and clannishness

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a letter to the Security Council, in which he informed about his nomination for a new term. His term in the office expires at the end of 2021. The UN Secretary-General is re-elected every five years, but the same person can lead the organization an unlimited number of times, but so far no one has held this post for more than ten years. Meanwhile, there are many questions to Guterres and UN leadership as a whole - the organization is accused of corruption and clannishness.

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UNESCO prepares mission to Nagorno-Karabakh

Soon, a preliminary mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) may leave for Nagorno-Karabakh, liberated from the Armenian occupation, and the adjacent regions of Azerbaijan, the representative of the …

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UN welcomes extension of New START treaty

The United Nations welcomed the extension of the New START treaty between the United States and Russia for five years. "We very much welcome the extension, the five-year extension of the New START as a means of maintaining …

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UN chief Guterres receives COVID-19 vaccine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and appealed to people to get vaccinated as soon as they can while stressing that nations must ensure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere. …

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Сlimate change is a global emergency, UN poll finds

Nearly two-thirds of respondents believe that climate change is a "global emergency," according to a survey of 1.2 million people in dozens of countries around the globe - and many want urgent action to tackle the problem. …

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Global temperatures in 2020 among highest on record

Global temperatures in 2020 were among the highest on record and rivaled 2016 as the hottest year ever, according to international data compiled by the World Meteorological Organization. The heat came even as a global economic slowdown …

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UN Secretary-General: nuclear confrontation returns

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauded the General Assembly's achievements and lamented its failures. "Geopolitical tensions are escalating. The threat of nuclear proliferation and confrontation has returned. Inequality …

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UN: extreme poverty level reaches 22-year low

Last year, the global level of extreme poverty increased for the first time in more than 20 years, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at the UN Security Council meeting on maintaining peace and stability. He stated that …

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