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    November 9, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday afternoon arrived in Paris, French capital, for a one-day official visit as guest of President Emmanuel Macron at Palais de l’Élysée, and will afterwards attend the three-day Paris Peace Forum (PPF), November 11-13, 2021. The President’s plane touched down at Le Bourget Airport at 2.45pm. During the official ...
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    Oct. 5, 2021 U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that if left unchecked debt distress in the world’s most vulnerable countries would be “a dagger through the heart of global recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic. “The international community has taken a few positive steps, but it is time for a quantum leap in support,” ...
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    September 28, 2021 The United Nations has said that 255 million full-time workers lost their jobs in 2020 due to the coronavirus disease. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, called for accelerated action on jobs and social protection to avoid an uneven global recovery and prevent future crises. Worried about ...
  • UNGA 76
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    September 26, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a loaded weeklong engagements at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States of America obviously with self-esteem and a burden. Self-esteem because he got loads of commendation from world leaders and a burden because he got ...
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    Sept. 24, 2021 Billions of people are overweight, millions are hungry, one third of food is wasted and the way the world produces, processes and consumes food generates one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres said on Thursday at the first global summit on the future of food. The aim of the summit ...
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    Sept. 16, 2021 UN Secretary General António Guterres has urged governments to be transparent, responsive and accountable in their COVID-19 response and ensure that any emergency measures are legal, proportionate, necessary and non-discriminatory. “The best response is one that responds proportionately to immediate threats while protecting human rights and the rule of law,” he said. ...
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    Sept. 14, 2021 Donors have pledged more than $1.1 billion to help Afghanistan, where poverty and hunger have spiralled since the Islamist Taliban took power, and foreign aid has dried up, raising the spectre of a mass exodus. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, speaking halfway through a U.N. conference seeking $606 million to meet Afghanistan’s most ...
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    Sept 13, 2021 The United Nations is convening an aid conference in Geneva on Monday in an effort to raise more than $600 million for Afghanistan, warning of a humanitarian crisis there following the Taliban takeover. Even before the Taliban’s seizure of Kabul last month, half the population – or 18 million people – was ...
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    Sept. 10, 2021 UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday called on the global community to say with one voice that “attacks on schools must stop’’ and that schools be safe for schooling. Guterres made the call at a virtual event to commemorate the International Day to Protect Education from Attack globally celebrated on Sept. 9. “Schools ...
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    Sept. 6, 2021 Senior Taliban officials met in Kabul on Sunday with the U.N. undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, who promised to maintain assistance for the Afghan people, Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, head of the Taliban’s political office and other officials met Martin Griffiths as Afghanistan faces a potentially catastrophic humanitarian ...