The UN and the International Community

Fulfilling the wishes of Kale, a teenager battling cancer

One year ago, Kale, who lives in California, began to have blurred vision in her right eye. Following medical examinations, her family received the devastating news that she had a tumor located on her right optic nerve. "This year has been a struggle for Kale," says her father, William, explaining that, in addition to fighting...

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Davos Forum, Israel-Palestine, disappearances in Mexico, public service in Latin America… The news on Wednesday

Guterres: The world is facing "a category five hurricane" Despite the fact that the multiple crises that are plaguing the world call for the establishment of models of cooperation, the planet is facing a state of fragmentation, the UN Secretary General said on Wednesday in the Davos Forum. During a special speech on “The…

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The rule of law stands between peace and the "brutal struggle for power", says Guterres

The rule of law constitutes the basis of all international cooperation and the ability of multilateralism to function effectively, the UN Secretary General declared on Thursday before the Security Council, describing it as "foundational" for the United Nations as a whole. "From the smallest village to the world stage, the State...

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Guterres dismantles the investigation mission of the explosions in the Olenivka prison, in Ukraine

The Secretary General of the United Nations decided this Thursday to dismantle the investigative mission on the incident on July 29 in which 50 prisoners died in the prison of the Ukrainian municipality of Olenivka. At a press conference, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for António Guterres, announced that the dissolution of the team of…

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Bolivia: The Secretary General calls for calm in the face of the protests over the detention of the governor of Santa Cruz

The governor of the Bolivian province of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, was detained on Wednesday by the national police and on Thursday a court ordered him into preventive detention for four months while an investigation is carried out into the events that led to the departure of the president. Evo Morales on November 10,...

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Climate Summit, Displaced People in the Americas, Conference on Biodiversity… The news on Monday

The Secretary General has convened a summit for September in which he will demand that world leaders come up with new, tangible and credible measures with which to accelerate the pace of the fight against climate change. “It will be a no nonsense summit. Without exceptions. No compromises. There will be no place for detractors, facelifts...

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A new UN course helps combat misinformation and strengthen internet security

The UN has launched a new online course that provides users of the wikiHow platform with vital advice on how to stay safe from dangerous misinformation, which is increasingly populating social media platforms. As misleading articles and fake memes continue to appear on timelines and news channels,…

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UN condemns recent attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

The Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, welcomed the decision of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate the recent attacks allegedly committed by the armed group M23. Guterres strongly condemned those attacks, which occurred on November 29 and 30 in the villages of Kishishe and Bambo, in the …

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