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Former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres appointed new Secretary General of the United Nations

Former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres was appointed the new Secretary General of the United Nations

UN appoints A. Guterres new Secretary General: VR interview

13/10/2016 17:30

The United Nations Security Council has elected António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres to replace outgoing Ban Ki Moon as the world body’s new Secretary General. Mr. Guterres, as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, spoke to Vatican Radio after his 2013 meeting with Pope Francis

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines president threatens to withdraw from UN

21/08/2016 15:49

The Philippines' president has threatened to pull his country out of the United Nations after U.N. officials expressed alarm at apparent killings by police and vigilantes. There's concern, too, from Catholic bishops in the Philippines.

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the new permanent observer of the Holy See to the U.N. in Geneva

Vatican's U.N. envoy urges solutions to youth unemployment

02/06/2016 14:38

The new Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, has urged the International Labour Organisation to do more to tackle the “pressing issue of youth unemployment”

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

UN High Commissioner: human rights at risk globally

06/03/2015 08:31

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned that the world may be at a turning point in the fight against terror

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