Secretary General Antonio Guterres at work in his office before attending meetings with world leaders. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

It is time for a coordinated global, regional and national effort to create decent work for all as the foundation of a green, inclusive and resilient recovery.  — ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Secretary General Antonio Guterres at work in his office before attending meetings with world leaders.

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75th Anniversary of UN Charter

"We have a timeless guide to tackle our shared challenges and fix the world’s fragilities. That guide is the United Nations Charter."

COVID-19 and the World of Work

"It is time for a coordinated global, regional and national effort to create decent work for all as the foundation of a green, inclusive and resilient recovery."

Eliminating Sexual Violence in Conflict

"We must prevent and end these crimes; place survivors at the centre of our response; hold perpetrators accountable; and expand support for all those affected."

World Oceans Day 2020

"I urge governments and all stakeholders to commit to the conservation and sustainability of the oceans through innovation and science."

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

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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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