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New UN head Guterres ‘between a rock and a hard place,’ says Red Cross chief

24 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Molly Anders, Devex
 
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer says he isn’t surprised at the new United Nations Secretary General António Guterres’ call for institution-wide U.N. reform and a renewed focus on conflict prevention. The pressure on the current multilateral system has been building — and will continue to build, he said — for a long time, and humanitarian organizations working in the U.N.’s orbit will have a critical role to play.
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