U.N. chief intends to visit Hiroshima during Tokyo Olympics

National Jan 6, 2020

U.N. chief intends to visit Hiroshima during Tokyo Olympics

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said he intends to visit Hiroshima in August a few days before attending the closing ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics, instead of the opening ceremony, sources close to the matter said Sunday. The plan reflects Guterres' desire to highlight ...

Zero-hour on climate, but U.N. talks are in another time zone

World Dec 2, 2019

Zero-hour on climate, but U.N. talks are in another time zone

Global talks tasked with neutralizing the threat of global warming get under way in Madrid on Monday, but their narrow focus on rules and procedures remains out of sync with the world's climate-addled future. Mindful of this gap, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday ...

Abe, U.N. chief agree on need to reform international body

National / Politics Sep 25, 2019

Abe, U.N. chief agree on need to reform international body

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres agreed Tuesday on the need to reform the international body, including the Security Council, ahead of the 75th anniversary of its founding next year. Abe, in New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly, also shared ...