UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Climate change: Govts’ inaction ‘dangerous’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday warned of a “dangerous disconnect” between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change, and what governments are actually doing about it.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

‘Women must be at centre of peacekeeping decision-making’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”.

January 19, 2019
January 19, 2019

The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief

Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in the planet, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he wants to reaffirm the UN as a platform for action to repair broken trust in a broken world.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

UN, US want peaceful polls in Bangladesh

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on all stakeholders to ensure an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion before, during and after Sunday's general election in Bangladesh.

September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018

World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns that the world is facing “a direct existential threat” and must rapidly shift from dependence on fossil fuels by 2020 to prevent “runaway climate change.”

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Support countries hosting refugees: UN chief

The communities or countries providing safe refuge to people fleeing war or persecution shouldn’t be alone and unsupported, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says on the occasion of World Refugee Day.