Nuclear weapons pose an unacceptable danger to humanity. Everyone knows that use of a nuclear weapon could ignite a humanitarian catastrophe, but world leaders are not doing enough to correct the situation.
The world community needs to do more to help end nearly a decade of brutal conflict and suffering across Syria.
The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed untold suffering on humanity and this is the time for the world community to unite in total solidarity against the unknown enemy.
The clock is ticking and the world community has a very important task at hand. Israel should be forced to scrap its dangerous plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, a move that could occur as early as next week, before it is too late.
"All our efforts must go towards building sustainable and resilient pathways that enable us not only to beat COVID-19, but to tackle the climate crisis, reduce inequality and eradicate poverty and hunger," underscored the UN chief.
The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded the woes of civilians caught in conflict-affected areas.
While countries around the world contend with the health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic, another major fallout — poverty — is being largely ignored and this could lead to dangerous consequences.
The UN chief also called on Libya’s UN-supported government to secure the mass graves, identify the victims, establish the causes of death and return the bodies to next of kin. He offered UN support in carrying it out, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.
With the disease tearing around the globe and three billion people locked down, countries are desperate to find ways to stop its terrifying spread and deal with a shock that could surpass the Great Depression.