UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres writes on the Olympic Truce Wall in the PyeongChang Olympic Village.
As the world comes together for the Winter Olympics, which kicked off on 9 February in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on everyone to recognize and promote the Games’ universal message of peace and tolerance.
UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres makes remarks during the opening session of the first Global Engagement and Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF).
Speaking at the inaugural Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development, held at Yonsei University in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stressed that efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development need to “go beyond diplomatic efforts and Government programmes.”
UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres speaks to the media at UN Headquarters.
Secretary-General António Guterres made clear that the United Nations will not tolerate sexual harassment “anytime, anywhere,” within its ranks and laid out a five-point plan to ensure equality across the Organization.
UN Photo/Antonio Fiorente Secretary-General António Guterres addresssg the opening of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Hailing the partnership between Africa and the United Nations as “solid, and grounded on sound principles of human rights and good governance,” Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres told leaders gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the African Union Summit, that with Africa in the lead, “we can and will do more” to bolster successful cooperation throughout the continent.
UN Photo/Antonio Fiorente Secretary-General António Guterres (left) and Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission sign the Framework for the implementation of Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development.
Strong cooperation with the African Union (AU) is essential for the United Nations to be able to fulfill its mandate, Secretary-General António Guterres said in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where the two organizations signed a new agreement to bolster their collaboration on range of global issues.
António Guterres (centre) tours the PyeongChang Olympic Village and meets athletes competing in the winter games.
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.