UN Photo/Tobin Jones Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the media during a joint press conference with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo of Somalia, at Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport. UN Photo/Tobin Jones
Hearing the heart-wrenching stories of desperate families displaced in Somalia, Secretary-General António Guterres urges a massive scale up in international support to avert a famine in the drought-stricken Horn of Africa nation and curb the spread of cholera.
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.
Secretary-General António Guterres meets with youth leaders and women political aspirants in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
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.