Secretary-General António Guterres (left) briefs the UN General Assembly on his Priorities for 2020 and the Work of the Organization. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Geopolitical tensions, the climate crisis, global mistrust and the downsides of technology can jeopardize every aspect of our shared future.  We must address these four 21st-century challenges with four 21st-century solutions — ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres (left) briefs the UN General Assembly on his Priorities for 2020 and the Work of the Organization.

Video Highlights

World Radio Day 2020

On this World Radio Day, let us recognize the enduring power of radio to promote diversity and help build a more peaceful and inclusive world.

Int’l Day of Women & Girls in Science

In this year in which we mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, let us bring new urgency to promoting women’s and girls’ access to science education, training and jobs... let’s pledge to end the gender imbalance in science.

10 years ago, earthquake in Haiti

On the occasion of the anniversary of the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, Secretary-General António Guterres honors the memory of those who lost their lives and remembers the millions gravely affected.

2020 New Year Message

In his video address, Secretary-General António Guterres greets 2020 with a message of hope addressed to the world's youth, recalls that 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the UN, and announces the launch of the Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Secretary-General's vision on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
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Team

The Secretary-General appoints women to senior posts.
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News

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Journey

The Secretary-General's journey to becoming the world's top diplomat.
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Selection

A new process for selecting the Secretary-General.
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In the Field

The Secretary-General's 10-year tenure as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (2005-2015).
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