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An evening in Chișinău, the captial of the Republic of Moldova.Secretary-General António Guterres (left) greets a group of children in Gubio Internally Displaced People’s Camp in Borno State, Nigeria, accompanied by Mr. Bagagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno State. Gubio camp is located about 16 kilometers outside Maiduguri town.Colorfully banded arms of young men of the Ndebele tribe of South Africa following an initiation ceremony. [Exact date unknown]Secretary-General António Guterres visits a refugee centre in Chișinău, in the Republic of Moldova, run with the support of UN agencies. In the centre  refugees can find a temporary place to stay, access services such as legal assistance and medical support, have a hot meal or register for cash assistance. During the visit, the Secretary-General met with a number of families who are housed there or just using the services provided by the centre. 
Moldova has, within the last months, taken in almost half a million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war.

A boy is playing with a Rubik's Cube at the refugee centre.Secretary-General António Guterres visits a refugee centre in Chișinău, in the Republic of Moldova. In the centre refugees can access services such as legal assistance and medical support. Moldova has, within the last months, taken in almost half a million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. 

Mr. Guterres (right) speaks with children at the refugee centre.Kennedy Godfrey Gastorn, Vice-President of the seventy-sixth session of the UN General Assembly and Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, adopts the draft resolution on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba during the General Assembly meeting.Secretary-General António Guterres (right) visits Gubio Internally Displaced People’s Camp in Borno State, Nigeria, accompanied by Mr. Bagagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno State. Gubio camp is located about 16 kilometers outside Maiduguri town.Secretary-General António Guterres (left) walks to brief reporters together with Natalia Gavriliţa (right), Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, after their meeting.

The Secretary-General is in the Republic of Moldova for a two-day visit to express his solidarity and thank Moldova for its support for peace, and for its people’s generosity in opening their hearts and homes to almost half a million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war.A wide view of a special session held by the Human Rights Council to address “the deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression”.Secretary-General António Guterres (not pictured) visits a refugee centre in Chișinău, in the Republic of Moldova. In the centre refugees can access services such as legal assistance and medical support. Moldova has, within the last months, taken in almost half a million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war.

A view of children playing at the refugee centre.Miriam Mac Intosh (left), Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation of the Republic of Suriname, chairs the closing meeting of the 17th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (9-13 May).Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) visits residential neighborhoods of Irpin, in Ukraine's Kyiv Oblast.

“This horrific scenario demonstrates something that is unfortunately, always true: civilians always pay the highest price. Innocent civilians were living in these buildings. They were paying the highest price for a war for which they had not contributed at all. And this is something everybody should remember, everywhere in the world. Wherever there is a war, the highest price is paid by civilians,” said the Secretary-General in Irpin.Secretary-General António Guterres (front) takes the tram in Vienna, Austria, together with Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria, during his visit to the city.Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) addresses the Security Council meeting on the maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine.A view of a delegate during the continuation of the Human Rights dialogue during the 21st Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The Forums holds a discussion on the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum (economic and social development, culture, environment, education, health and human rights), with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the outcome document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.A view of the General Assembly meeting that held elections of members of the Human Rights Council.

A delegate casts his vote.Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of May, briefs reporters on the Security Council programme of work for the month.Secretary-General António Guterres (right) speaks with refugees in the Ouallam refugee camp in northern Niger. “I will be your spokesperson and will demand that the international community not only provides the humanitarian aid you need but also supports development, because it is with education, health and the creation of jobs, that terrorism can be beaten.” said the secretary-General in the camp. 

Ouallam and two other neighbouring districts in the area currently shelter some 28,000 people who have fled their homes because of violence, including terrorist acts, in the volatile wider Sahel region of Africa. Around 8,000 have left as refugees from neighbouring Mali to the north and another 20,000 have been displaced from 18 nearby villages and towns. Ouallam and its surrounding districts is a microcosm of the challenges facing Niger, where, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), some 264,000 Nigeriens are internally displaced due to a series of factors including deteriorating security and the effects of changing climatic conditions as well as overgrazing and deforestation.Secretary-General António Guterres (left) briefs reporters with Mohamed Bazoum, President of the Republic of Niger, during his visit to the country.Secretary-General António Guterres (seated in centre with microphone) visits Bulumkutu Transit Centre in Borno State, accompanied by Mr. Bagagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno State. Bulumkutu Interim Care Centre, which opened in June 2016, is a UN-supported reintegration centre for children who have been involved with armed groups, located in Maiduguri, the capital and largest city in Borno State, Nigeria. The transit centre has provided shelter, protection and other lifesaving services to 7,036 people, including 4,018 children (2,756 boys and 1,262 girls) in preparation for reintegration back to their communities.Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of May, chairs the Security Council meeting on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine.A view of refugees in the Ouallam refugee camp in northern Niger. Secretary-General António Guterres visited the camp during his trip to Niger.

Ouallam and two other neighbouring districts in the area currently shelter some 28,000 people who have fled their homes because of violence, including terrorist acts, in the volatile wider Sahel region of Africa. Around 8,000 have left as refugees from neighbouring Mali to the north and another 20,000 have been displaced from 18 nearby villages and towns. Ouallam and its surrounding districts is a microcosm of the challenges facing Niger, where, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), some 264,000 Nigeriens are internally displaced due to a series of factors including deteriorating security and the effects of changing climatic conditions as well as overgrazing and deforestation.Secretary-General António Guterres visits a local family who is hosting Ukrainian refugees in their apartment in Chișinău, the Republic of Moldova. The country has, within the last months, taken in almost half a million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war.Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Nadia Murad, President and Chairwoman of Nadia’s Initiative, Nobel Peace
Laureate and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Goodwill Ambassador.Secretary-General António Guterres visits a refugee centre, in Chișinău, in the Republic of Moldova. In the centre refugees can access services such as legal assistance and medical support. Moldova has, within the last months, taken in almost half a million Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. 

Mr. Guterres (centre) speaks to reporters outside the refugee centre. 

"So, this tragedy demonstrates that war is a senseless thing, and that this war must stop. There is no military solution for the problems that we are facing. We absolutely need to stop this war and we absolutely need to see international law prevail," said the Secretary-General.Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu "Burna Boy" (left), Nigerian singer and rapper, visits the UN Headquarters and meets with Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (right).

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