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#António Guterres

# antonio-guterres - Friday 1 May, 2020

UN Secretary General: Coronavirus spread because countries failed to work together

António Guterres was critical of the lack of leadership in response to Covid-19.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says

Antonio Guterres says it is hoped there will be a vaccine available by the end of the year.

# antonio-guterres - Monday 3 December, 2018

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

# antonio-guterres - Thursday 4 January, 2018

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough

South Korea has offered to hold talks with the North on 9 January.

# antonio-guterres - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ban Ki-Moon bids a final farewell as UN Secretary General

The UN head’s ten-year term as Secretary General comes to an end at midnight tonight.

# antonio-guterres - Friday 14 October, 2016

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

# antonio-guterres - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

One person became a refugee every four seconds last year

Over one million people fled across international borders last year with 6.5 million displaced in their own home countries.

# antonio-guterres - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

There are now one million Syrian refugees

“This tragedy has to be stopped,” says UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. The refugees arrive “traumatised, without possessions and having lost members of their families”.