Secretary-General António Guterres

Global agreement on migration 'taking root' despite pandemic challenge: Guterres 

The Global Compact for Migration, adopted by countries in 2018 as a comprehensive framework for cooperation on international migration, is “taking root in promising ways”, the UN Secretary General said on Tuesday. 

UN Secretary-General's press encounter on Libya - opening remarks

UN Secretary-General's press encounter on Libya, in New York, on 23 October 2020.

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UN chief António Guterres reiterates global ceasefire call in Security Council

The UN Secretary-General stressed the importance in the Security Council on Tuesday, of rallying the world as one to fight COVID-19, by silencing the guns in conflicts across the world. He used the example of Yemen and the urgent need to end the fighting there.

A global ceasefire has never been more important he told ambassadors.

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News in Brief 23 July 2020

  • COVID threats and opportunities for Arab region: Guterres
  • Temporary Basic Income proposal: UNDP
  • School funding boost for 900,000 youngsters
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World Refugee Day

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on World Refugee Day 2020 

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International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (19 June 2020) 
  
Sexual violence in conflict is a brutal crime, mainly perpetrated against women and girls, but also affecting men and boys. 

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COVID-19 and the World of Work: Policy Brief

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on Policy Brief: COVID-19 and the World of Work 

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Refugees, IDPs and Migrants and COVID-19: Policy Brief

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) on COVID-19 and People on the Move.

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