United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was in Libson, Portugal, on Monday, 19 February, to receive an honorary degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Lisbon.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and humanitarian colleagues express concern about persistent forced displacement of indigenous people and farming communities in rural Colombia. Since 19 January, violence in Caceres has displaced at least 822 people; in Bajo Cauco murders have increased.
United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres was in Lisbon on Monday, 6 November, to speak at the Web Summit 2017 in the afternoon.
A joint study on food security released by the Government of South Sudan and humanitarian partners such as the Food and Agriculture Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund and the World Food Programme, warns that the current harvest season will not end the hunger crisis in the country.
The new Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, Francisco António Duarte Lopes, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres travelled from Crans‑Montana in Switzerland to Lisbon, Portugal, where, on Monday, 3 July, he delivered the keynote address, in Portuguese, at the Tidewater conference.
Over the weekend, the Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process condemned the shooting and stabbing attack by Palestinian assailants in the vicinity of the Old City of Jerusalem. He said that such terrorist acts must be condemned by all.
Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ statement on the wildfires in Portugal:
The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today: