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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL VIDEO MESSAGE MARKING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS 24 Nov 2021 Violence against women and girls continues to be the most pervasive and pressing human rights issue in the world today. It is both an abhorrent crime and a public health emergency,...

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE UNITED NATIONS DAY 24 October 2021 Seventy-six years ago, the United Nations was created as a vehicle of hope for a world emerging from the shadow of catastrophic conflict. Today, the women and men of the UN carry this hope forward around the globe. COVID-19, conflicts,...

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE 2 October 2021   It is no coincidence that we mark the International Day of Non-Violence on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. For Gandhi, non-violence, peaceful protest, dignity and equality were more than words.  They represented a guiding light for humanity, a map...

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*Foreign Minister attends the Ministerial meeting of the Uniting for Consensus (UfC) Group on UN Security Council reform* Islamabad : Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi participated in the Ministerial meeting of the Uniting for Consensus (UfC) group on UN Security Council reform on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly’s 76th Session in...

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*Foreign Minister speaks with the Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee* Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke with Republican Senator James Risch on the sidelines of his United Nations-related engagements in New York. Senator Risch is the Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The Foreign Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire for a...

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE  THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL EQUAL PAY DAY 18 September 2021 COVID-19 pulled back the curtain on a gross injustice: the lack of compensation for the work of raising children and caring for people who cannot look after themselves, which is largely done by women. By pushing care work out of...

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY 15 September 2021 As the world struggles to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating consequences, we must learn from the lessons of the past 18 months to strengthen democratic resilience in the face of future crises.  This means identifying and developing good...

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLEAN AIR FOR BLUE SKIES 7 September 2021 Today, as many as nine out of ten people breathe polluted air, leading to some 7 million premature deaths each year, of whom 600,000 are children. Unless we act decisively, this number could double by...

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United Nations SECRETARY-GENERAL STATEMENT STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE IPCC WORKING GROUP I REPORT ON THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS OF THE SIXTH ASSESSMENT Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report is a code red for humanity. The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable: greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel burning and deforestation...

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  United Nations SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES 9 August 2021 Indigenous peoples around the world continue to face overwhelming marginalization, discrimination and exclusion.  Rooted in colonialism and patriarchy, these profound disparities are sustained by a deeply held resistance to recognizing and respecting the rights, dignity, and...