Secretary-General

2403, 2017

UN to switch lights off for Earth Hour

March 24th, 2017|News, Secretary-General, VIDEO: Energy|

2303, 2017

Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal

March 23rd, 2017|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

“We are dealing with scientific facts, not politics. And the facts are clear. Climate change is a direct threat in itself, and a multiplier of many other threats,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a General Assembly High-Level action event.

803, 2017

Planet 50–50 by 2030 by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

March 8th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Secretary-General|

Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed. Empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realize their full potential.

703, 2017

VIDEO: Secretary-General’s message for International Women’s Day 2017

March 7th, 2017|News, Secretary-General, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment|

2401, 2017

Guterres highlights importance of recognizing the links between peace and sustainable development

January 24th, 2017|News, Peace and justice, Secretary-General|

“We need a global response that addresses the root causes of conflict, and integrates peace, sustainable development and human rights in a holistic way – from conception to execution,” Mr. Guterres told a UN General Assembly high-level dialogue.

1901, 2017

At Davos forum, UN chief Guterres calls businesses ‘best allies’ to curb climate change, poverty

January 19th, 2017|Climate change, Economic growth, Financing for Development, News, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General said he was particularly interested in the “alignment of the core business of the private sector with the strategic goals of the international community.”

1901, 2017

Secretary-General’s remarks at the World Economic Forum

January 19th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Peace and justice, Poverty, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’S REMARKS AT THE SPECIAL SESSION ON “COOPERATION FOR PEACE: TACKLING THE ROOT CAUSES OF GLOBAL CRISES”
Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016

Thank you very much, Professor Schwab. It is good to be back in Davos – even if I would start by saying that we live in a dangerous world.

We see a proliferation of new […]

301, 2017

Guterres cites multilateralism, teamwork as critical to achieving UN goals

January 3rd, 2017|News, Partnerships, Secretary-General|

On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for teamwork.

101, 2017

New UN chief Guterres pledges to make 2017 ‘a year for peace’

January 1st, 2017|News, Peace and justice, Secretary-General|

3012, 2016

Ban Ki-moon to be special guest at Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration

December 30th, 2016|News, Press material, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General will launch the official 60-second countdown to the New Year, and call on people around the world to take action in support of the SDGs.