UN chief appoints force commander of UNISFA

UN chief appoints force commander of UNISFA

(VOVWORLD) -United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday announced the appointment of Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam of Ethiopia as force commander of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei ...
UN ready to set up negotiation in Venezuela

UN ready to set up negotiation in Venezuela

(VOVWORLD) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the UN is ready to bring Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido to a negotiation table if they...
UN recognizes government of Maduro

UN recognizes government of Maduro

(VOVWORLD) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has rejected an aid request by Venezuela’s self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido, stressing that the body only cooperates with the...
Vietnam commits to protecting human rights

Vietnam commits to protecting human rights

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations as well as an opportunity to introduce Vietnam’s policies, efforts,...
Germany to push for reform of UN Security Council

Germany to push for reform of UN Security Council

(VOVWORLD) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Thursday that the UN Security Council must include more permanent members to reflect today's world order, adding that Germany will not "shun its...