UN Photo/Elma Okic António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, speaks during the High-Level-Segment of the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council.
“Disregard for human rights is a disease, and it is a disease that is spreading – North, South, East and West,” António Guterres told the high-level segment of the 34th regular session of the Human Rights Council in his address to the top UN human rights body since becoming United Nations Secretary-General.
Photo: OSSG Secretary-General António Guterres (left) with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry of Egypt address reporters at a press encounter in Cairo.
Speaking to reporters in Cairo after meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his commitment to fighting terrorism but underlined also the importance of political solutions to the crises in Syria and the wider region, and put his weight behind the intra-Syrian negotiations expected to begin later in February in Geneva.
UN Photo/UNIC Ankara Secretary-General António Guterres (left) at a press conference in Istanbul with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim of Turkey.
At a joint press conference in Istanbul with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim of Turkey, Secretary-General António Guterres called Turkey "one of the pillars of the international multilateral system."
UN Photo/Antonio Fiorente Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Speaking at the summit, Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the importance of a strategic AU-UN partnership for building sustainable development and advancing peace and security on the continent. He told African leaders that he was there to listen to them, learn from them and work with them for the people of Africa and the wider world.
UN Photo/Manuel Elias Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the UN General Assembly high-level dialogue on building sustainable peace for all.
Addressing the UN General Assembly high-level dialogue on ‘Building sustainable peace for all: synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and sustaining peace,’ Secretary-General António Guterres highlights the importance of recognizing the links between sustainable development and sustaining peace amid such intertwined global challenges as rising inequality, protracted conflicts and climate change.
Secretary-General António Guterres' official travels will be posted here from 1 January 2017 onwards.
Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse
The report provides data on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the United Nations system for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2015 and information on measures being taken to strengthen the Organization’s response.