08.09.2018 - 19:07 [ ]

Koreas beantragen Verteilung der Panmunjom-Erklärung als UN-Dokument

Der südkoreanische Botschafter bei den Vereinten Nationen Cho Tae-yul und Pjöngjangs amtierender Vertreter bei den UN Kim In-ryong sandten am Donnerstag ein Schreiben an Generalsekretär Antonio Guterres, in dem sie um eine Aushändigung des Dokuments in der Vollversammlung und im Sicherheitsrat baten.

Beide Teilstaaten wollen damit offenbar ihre Entschlossenheit demonstrieren, die Panmunjom-Erklärung umzusetzen und um internationale Unterstützung hierfür werben.

13.06.2018 - 10:17 [ Generalsekretär der Vereinten Nationen ]

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Summit between the leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States of America

The Secretary-General welcomes the holding of the Summit between the leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States as an important milestone in the advancement of sustainable peace and the complete and verifiable denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

As the Secretary-General noted in letters to both leaders before the Summit, the road ahead requires cooperation, compromise and a common cause. Implementing today’s and previous agreements reached, in accordance with relevant Security Council resolutions, will require patience and support from the global community.

25.05.2018 - 09:27 [ António Guterres, Generalsekretär der Vereinten Nationen / Twitter ]

Deeply concerned by cancellation of meeting between President of the US and leader of the DPRK. I urge the parties to continue dialogue to find a path towards the verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Launch of my Disarmament Agenda today:

18.05.2018 - 05:13 [ Guangming Online ]

UN promotes positive use of artificial intelligence for all

„The inaugural 2017 summit sparked inclusive global dialogue on the potential of AI to act as a force for good,“ said ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao. „The action-oriented 2018 summit will now harness this momentum to identify practical applications of AI to improve the quality and sustainability of life on our planet.“
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his video message, „I commend the ITU for the critical role it plays in narrowing the digital divide and connecting people wherever they are, whatever their means. As we look to an increasingly digital future, I welcome your focus on exploring how artificial intelligence can accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.“

15.05.2018 - 09:59 [ Reuters ]

Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council upset by non-implementation of Mideast resolution

“The Security Council must stand behind its resolutions and ensure they have meaning; otherwise, we risk undermining the credibility of the international system,” wrote Bolivia, China, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, France, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru and Sweden in the letter seen by Reuters.

13.04.2018 - 16:36 [ Xinhua ]

Rede von Xi gewinnt hohe Anerkennung der Weltführungen in Boao

(11.4.2018) Der Generalsekretär der Vereinten Nationen, António Guterres, sagte, dass man in den letzten vier Jahrzehnten nicht nur Veränderungen in China, sondern auch bei dessen aktiven Beziehungen mit der Welt gesehen habe.

Die „Gürtel und Straße”-Initiative, sagte er, „kann entscheidend zu einer faireren, friedlichen und wohlhabenden Welt beitragen.”