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UN Spokesperson 14h
The Secretary-General's remarks to the Security Council on Security Challenges in the Mediterranean Region:
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UN Spokesperson 16h
. calls for cooperation in cracking down on smugglers & traffickers, protecting victims & opening opportunities for regular migration.
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UN Spokesperson 16h
The Mediterranean region faces serious challenges on multiple fronts: Illicit trade in narcotics & weapons, large movements of refugees & and migrants, piracy -
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UN Spokesperson 16h
. tells Security Council: the situation in the Mediterranean illustrates that peace & security are inseparable from democratic, economic & social progress.
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UN Web TV 16h
NOW: Security Council on the maintenance of international peace and security - Security challenges in the 🎥 Tune in and learn more:
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António Guterres 17h
My message yesterday in London, to youth and to the world: we must fight terrorism to protect human rights. At the same time, when we protect human rights, we are tackling the root causes of terrorism:
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
The Secretary-General is closely following developments in Zimbabwe & calls for continued calm:
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
The Secretary-General has called on leaders to invest in education and social cohesion in addition to security measures to combat terrorism.
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
We have a responsibility to base our narratives on facts, and avoid doing the terrorists’ work for them by demonising & stigmatising certain groups -
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
When terrorists portray violence as best way of addressing inequality or grievances, we must answer with non-violence and inclusive decision-making -
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
. outlines 5 counter-terrorism priorities: 1. International cooperation 2. Focus on prevention 3. Investment in youth 4. Digital counter-terrorism measures 5. Lifting up voices of terrorism victims
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United Nations Nov 16
Terrorists are losing physical ground in Syria and Iraq, but gaining virtual ground incyberspace. Beating them will require coordinated and determined global action. -
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
Terrorism thrives wherever there is resentment, humiliation, lack of education. It thrives when disenfranchised people meet nothing but indifference and nihilism -
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
Terrorism is the fundamental denial and destruction of human rights, but the power of human rights to bond is stronger than the power of terrorism to devastate -
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
Replying to @antonioguterres
In 2016: there were some 11,000 terrorist attacks in 100+ countries, resulting in 25,000+ deaths & 33,000 people injured. Vast majority of attacks took place in developing countries.
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
tells students in London: "Nothing justifies terrorism - no cause, no grievance - Nothing excuses the indiscriminate targeting of civilians, destruction of lives & creation of panic for its own sake."
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United Nations Nov 16
Watch Secretary-General ’ speech live at 5pm UK time here:
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UNESCO Nov 15
Today is ! Think often. Think critically. Think independently. 🏛️➡️
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UN Spokesperson Nov 16
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