Photo: European Union 2017- Source: EP Secretary-General António Guterres speaks in the the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Behind him Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament.
Secretary-General António Guterres told the European Parliament in Strasbourg that the European Union's contribution is absolutely essential for the United Nations – from protecting human rights to solving conflicts and advancing the agenda for sustainable development to fighting climate change.
Photo: UN/Zhao Yun Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the opening of the Belt and Road Forum-in Beijing, China.
Speaking at the the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, Secretary-General António Guterres drew comparisons between China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals, saying “Both strive to create opportunities, global public goods and win-win cooperation."
Photo: OSSG/Mathias Gillmann Secretary-General António Guterres delivers opening remarks at the London Somalia Conference, seated with [left to right] President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo (Somalia), Prime Minister Theresa May (UK) and Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat (AU).
Opening the London Conference on Somalia, Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his hope that "we will soon be able to see a country able to collect its taxes, to have its own police and security forces, to provide basic public services and guarantee the security of its citizens."
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Secretary-General António Guterres (left) addresses Security Council meeting on the nuclear programme of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). At right is Rex W. Tillerson, US Secretary of State and President of the Security Council for April.
Secretary-General António Guterres told the UN Security Council that the onus is on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to comply with its international obligations regarding its nuclear programme. At the same time, he added, the international community must also step up its efforts to manage and reduce tensions.
Photo: OCHA/Violaine Martin Secretary-General Guterres (at podium) is joined by from left: Foreign Ministers Margot Wallström of Sweden & Didier Burkhalter of Switzerland, & UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien at a press briefing on the Yemen pledging conference.
The international community raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event for Yemen to aid what United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres calls “the world’s largest hunger crisis.”
Secretary-General António Guterres speaks with school children during his visit to Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach
Based on the work of a high-level task force appointed by the Secretary-General, the report lays out a strategy to achieve visible and measurable improvements in the way the United Nations prevents and responds to sexual exploitation and abuse. The strategy is victim-centred and rooted in transparency, accountability and ensuring justice.