“We are a World in Pieces”

  • by Antonio Guterres (united nations)
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • Inter Press Service
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“We are a World in Pieces”

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We Must Not Sleepwalk into War, Secretary-General Warns in General Assembly, Citing Nuclear Peril, Terrorism, Inequality among Most Severe Global Threats

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ address to the General Assembly in New York today:

I am here in a spirit of gratitude and humility for the trust you have placed in me to serve the world’s peoples.

“We the …

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Antonio Guterres at the UN General Assembly: This is a Time for Statesmanship

"Today we don't only face a refugee crisis, we also face a crisis of solidarity," Secretary General Guterres said. On terrorism, Guterres said: "Nothing justifies it: we must do more to address the roots of radicalization". About Climate Change he …

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General Assembly: general debate

Note:  A complete summary of today's General Assembly meeting will made be available after its conclusion.

Opening Remarks

ANTÓNIO GUTERRES, Secretary-General of the United Nations, outlined several grave challenges facing humanity, emphasizing that “our world is in trouble; people are …

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