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UN Head: White Supremacy Is A “Transnational Threat”

Reuters reports: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that white supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are becoming a “transnational threat” and have exploited the coronavirus pandemic to boost their support. Addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council, Guterres said the danger of hate-driven groups was growing daily. “White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are more than domestic terror threats. They are …

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UN Leader: We Must Declare A “Climate Emergency”

Reuters reports: World leaders should declare states of “climate emergency” in their countries to spur action to avoid catastrophic global warming, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in opening remarks to a climate summit on Saturday. More than 70 world leaders were due to address the one-day virtual gathering aimed at building momentum for much steeper cuts in planet-warming emissions …

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UN Calls Coronavirus “Greatest Test” In Its History

Axios reports: The novel coronavirus pandemic is the “greatest test” the world has faced together since the formation of the United Nations just after the Second World War ended in 1945, UN chief António Guterres said Tuesday. Guterres said at the launch of a UN report on the potential socioeconomic impact of COVID-19 that the pandemic could bring a global …

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