The UN must be ready for change and address the global community’s inability to prevent crises, the incoming Secretary-General told delegates and diplomats after taking the oath of office on Monday.
A “surge in diplomacy for peace” is needed to limit human suffering across the world, according to the UN Secretary-General-Designate, António Guterres.
Mr Guterres was officially selected as the organization’s 9th Secretary-General on Thursday.
The former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres has been nominated as the next United Nations Secretary-General…in what was described as an “important show of unity” by the Security Council.
The UN Security Council has confirmed António Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister and former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, as its choice for the next UN Secretary-General.