The UN chief and agencies serving refugees and migrants urgently called for safer travel routes and bolstered rescue operations following a deadly shipwreck that left at least 45 dead on Sunday off the coast of Crotone, Italy.
UN-led efforts to encourage the international community to stand with Pakistan after deadly floods last summer, continued on Monday in Geneva, where Secretary-General António Guterres urged radical reform of the global financial system, in favour of developing countries.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Secretary-General António Guterres (left) witnessed the impact of the floods in the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan. While there, he met with people impacted by the floods, as well as with civil society and first responders.