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Establishing Middle East as Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Would Help Bring Durable Peace to Strife-Torn Region, Advance Global Security, Speakers Say as Conference Opens

Ridding the Middle East of its nuclear arsenal will help bring lasting peace to the chronically strife‑torn region and make the world a safer,...

United Nations Outreach Programme on the Holocaust to Mark Anniversary of Nazi Doctors’ Trial with Medical Ethics Panel Discussion, 2 December

The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme will host an online panel discussion on medical ethics during and in response to the Holocaust,...

Mexico: Over 95,000 registered as disappeared, impunity ‘almost absolute’

Those are some of the key findings shared by the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances, at the end of a visit between 15 and 26 November, noting that more than 100...

Foster Global Solidarity towards Migrants, Secretary-General Stresses, in Message Marking Seventieth Anniversary of International Organization for Migration

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the seventieth anniversary of the International Organization for Migration (IOM):I am pleased to...

Deputy Secretary-General Briefs Member States on Key Action Areas to Advance Sustainable Development, Tackle Climate Crisis, Recover Inclusively

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a briefing to Member States, in Geneva today:Thank you for joining...

Financing sustainable development needed more than ever, says UN deputy chief Mohammed 

Speaking at the Building Bridges Summit for sustainable finance in Geneva, Amina Mohammed urged all those present from Government, the private sector, international organisations...

World ‘dangerously unprepared’ for future pandemics unless leaders tackle inequalities, UNAIDS warns

In an urgent call to action ahead of World AIDS Day on 1 December, the agency focused on ending the disease as a public...

Step up Digital Cooperation for Sustainable Development, Secretary-General Urges, in Message to United Nations Industrial Development Organization Conference

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the nineteenth session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) General Conference,...

UN chief calls for nuclear weapons-free Middle East  

Antonio Guterres was speaking in New York at the second session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other...

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