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António Guterres Aug 16
This July was the hottest month ever recorded. The climate emergency is intensifying month by month, day by day. Every bit of warming matters. The only response is NOW.
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António Guterres Aug 15
The climate crisis does not only threaten the future of far-away places. It threatens our entire planet. All of us have the power to respond to the climate emergency by taking urgent .
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António Guterres Aug 14
Hate speech is on the rise, threatening peace, social stability and democratic values. That’s why I’ve launched a plan to identify, prevent, and confront hate speech, while upholding freedom of speech and expression.
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António Guterres Aug 13
The climate crisis is a race we can win, but only if we take transformative action NOW. Ambition will be at the centre of the Summit I am convening next month. I look forward to bold announcements from governments from around the world.
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António Guterres Aug 12
The Geneva Conventions were created to ensure that people's rights are preserved & defended, even in times of conflict. 70 years on, compliance has deteriorated, putting the lives of children, women & men at risk. We have the rules and laws of war. We need to make them a reality.
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António Guterres Aug 11
Education should help young people learn how to learn: combining knowledge, life skills & critical thinking. On , we celebrate all those who are working to transform education to make it more inclusive, accessible & relevant to today’s world.
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António Guterres Aug 10
The students I met in Mozambique are studying in classrooms without roofs, months after Cyclone Idai damaged their school. The cyclones that affected Mozambique are clear examples of what’s in store for all of us unless we take urgent . The time to act is now.
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António Guterres Aug 10
Eid Mubarak to all of you who are celebrating! All of us can draw inspiration from the values of empathy, charity and compassion that are celebrated during .
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António Guterres Aug 9
Indigenous languages are disappearing at an alarming rate, each one taking with it a cultural and intellectual heritage. We must protect languages under threat of extinction.
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António Guterres Aug 8
. has helped set a global example of effective economic regional integration and support for international peace and security. I am proud of the strong partnership between ASEAN and the , and look forward to continuing our work and ensure no one is left behind.
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António Guterres Aug 6
There is no stronger case for a world free of nuclear weapons than the stories of survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings - some of whom I met last year in Japan. We are indebted to them for their courage in reminding us all about the human cost of nuclear war.
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António Guterres Aug 5
When an emergency strikes, it's vital to have dedicated spaces for women like those I met recently in Mozambique. We must make sure that they are heard and their needs are properly addressed.
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António Guterres Aug 4
We are facing a grave climate emergency. We urgently need to accelerate for the transformation the world needs. This is the battle of our lives. It is a battle we can win. It is a battle we must win.
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António Guterres Aug 2
From trade and nuclear tensions to the situation in the Persian Gulf, global political troubles are on the rise. The UN will never give up our efforts to secure peace, reduce human suffering and build a sustainable world for people and planet.
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António Guterres Aug 1
This July equaled -if not surpassed- the hottest month ever recorded, according to the latest data. If we do not take urgent , extreme weather events are just the tip of the iceberg - and that iceberg is rapidly melting.
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António Guterres Aug 1
Today marks 1 year since the 1st case of the latest Ebola outbreak was reported in the Dem Rep of Congo. I salute the aid workers, peacekeepers, health and government officials & communities working - often in difficult circumstances - in this fight. We will end this outbreak.
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António Guterres Jul 31
We are looking forward to seeing you and many other young people at the Summit, ! Your generation has grasped the urgency of the climate crisis better than many others - it's time we listen.
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António Guterres Jul 30
The environment has great friends in supporters like , , .
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António Guterres Jul 30
A record number of children were killed and maimed in conflict last year. This is unacceptable - every child deserves protection. Victims must be supported and perpetrators brought to justice. Here's my report to the Security Council:
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António Guterres Jul 29
Human trafficking is a heinous crime happening all around us. The victims - 30% of which are children - are subject to forced labour, sexual exploitation and other forms of abuse. We must do more to bring criminals to justice, and help victims rebuild their lives.
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