Antonio Guterres also urges the world to inject cash into Afghanistan in order to prevent its economic collapse.
World leaders are gathering to revitalise commitments to end energy poverty for all.
The UN’s chief painted a grim picture of a divided and polarised world and urged solidarity among nations.
The UN is faced with doing more with less as international leadership gets tested in the COVID-19 era.
Antonio Guterres implores China and the US to repair their ‘completely dysfunctional’ relationship.
Guterres ‘particularly concerned’ by rights violations against women and girls of Afghanistan as Taliban seizes Kabul.
Guterres says Taliban is imposing severe restrictions on human rights in areas of Afghanistan under their control.
Hans Grundberg to replace Martin Griffiths, who tried to mediate end to the conflict in Yemen for the past three years.
UN says COVID pandemic increasing vulnerability of children in conflict zones to grave violations.
Guterres, the only candidate for the UN’s top post, said he was ‘humbled and energised’ by the support.
Addressing the UN General Assembly, Antonio Guterres appealed to all sides to put down their arms.
Antonio Guterres is hosting discussions in Geneva this week on the divided island’s future after a four-year hiatus.
Guterres’ warning comes as the US threatens to blacklist the Houthis, raising fears aid delivery will be blocked.
Foreign minister says prospect for peace heightened now that belligerents appear uncertain about military solution.