Secretary-General António Guterres speaks to journalists at a press encounter at United Nations headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are... poisoning our societies. And it is absolutely essential for us all to stand up against them everywhere and every time.
      ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres speaks to journalists at a press encounter at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Video Highlights

Appeal for Peace

On 1 January 2017, Secretary-General António Guterres launched an appeal for peace with the hope that everyone strive to overcome differences, saying "Peace must be our goal and our guide."

World Humanitarian Day

"Let us commit to doing everything in our power to protect women, girls, men and boys in the line of fire," underscores Secretary-General António Guterres In his message marking World Humanitarian Day.

International Youth Day

"I am committed to the empowerment and inclusion of every young person around the world," says Secretary-General António Guterres in his message celebrating International Youth Day.

World Refugee Day

Secretary-General António Guterres's video message marking World Refugee Day 2017.

Vision

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

News coverage on the Secretary-General.
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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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