Daily Archives: March 10, 2020

Press Conference by Secretary-General António Guterres at United Nations Headquarters

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at a press conference on the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) State of the Climate 2019 report, with WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas, held in New York today:

Thank you, Professor Taalas.…

Angola and Mozambique strengthen parliamentary ties

Luanda – Angola and Mozambique agreed this Tuesday, in Luanda, to boost bilateral cooperation in the parliamentary domain and to start a joint fight against corruption.

The information was released by the ambassador of that country accredited in Angola, Osvalda …

Flagship UN study shows accelerating climate change on land, sea and in the atmosphere

A wide-ranging UN climate report, released on Tuesday, shows that climate change is having a major effect on all aspects of the environment, as well as on the health and wellbeing of the global population.

The report, The WMO Statement …

Mozambique Opposition Party Wants ‘State of War Declaration’ in Restive North

WASHINGTON – A major opposition party in Mozambique has called on the government to declare a state of war in the northern part of the country, where an Islamist insurgency has been going on for several years.

Daviz Simango, president …

Cyclone Idai one year on: Southern Africa still devastated and vulnerable to climate shocks

One year after Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction across parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, nearly 100,000 people continue to live in makeshift shelters and are alarmingly vulnerable to future climate shocks.

International aid agencies CARE International, Oxfam …