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UN chief, Security Council strongly condemn terrorist attack on Manchester concert

The Security Council observes a moment of silence for the victims of the 22 May terrorist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned yesterday’s horrific terrorist attack targeting crowd gathering for a concert in Manchester, the United Kingdom, while the United Nations Security Council held a moment of silence to honor the victims. According to media reports, a suicide bombing killed at least 22 people and injured many at Manchester Arena, at the […]

Three weeks until Climate Collaboration Forum – don’t miss out

Don’t miss out on being part of our inaugural Climate Collaboration Forum in Melbourne on 7 June. 10am – 12 noon: Enjoy a complimentary tea/coffee while meeting our Climate Management Showcase participants – Click here for the full list. 12 noon – 2.30pm: Applaud the winners of the 2017 World Environment Day Climate Action Awards […]

In ‘post truth’ era, leaders must defend objective, independent media, UN says on Press Freedom Day

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In a “post-truth” world with “fake news” on the rise, and media accountability and credibility falling under question, free, independent and professional journalism has never been more important, the United Nations today said. “We need leaders to defend a free media. This is crucial to counter prevailing misinformation. And we need everyone to stand for […]