The Taliban has never been given a seat at the UN, even when they were last in power between 1996 and 2001.
"This is a moral indictment of the state of our world," the secretary-general said. "We passed the science test. But we are getting an F in ethics."
"The United States of America has a long pattern and practice of depriving Black citizens of the fundamental human right to life," attorney Ben Crump said.
António Guterres urged governments to capitalize on their pandemic recovery efforts by incorporating efforts to address climate change.
Antonio Guterres also called for 10 percent of global GDP to be spent on coronavirus relief aimed at healthcare and households.
Though 85 percent of U.N. members are in favor, the U.S. remains opposed to the accord to ensure humane migration.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said the mechanisms that prevented the last Cold War from escalating no longer exist. That spells trouble.
A ministerial-level meeting of the U.N. Security Council takes place on Friday to discuss North Korea, with one of Pyongyang's diplomats in attendance.
North Korea said President Donald Trump and his administration had "not yet waken from a sleep" and had not come to terms with reality.
CAR is at risk of slipping back into full-blown conflict. The international community must not waver in its support.
A new report found that U.S. intelligence was surveilling the area where the plane crashed, killing U.N. chief Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961.
President Trump has proposed a 28 percent budget cut for diplomacy and foreign aid, which includes an unspecified reduction in financial support for the United Nations.
As he begins his five-year term, Antonio Guterres writes that 2017 must be a year for peace.
Guterres has pledged to ensure gender parity in his team.
Former high commissioner for refugees Antonio Guterres will face a vote today to become the ninth man to lead the United Nations.