UN Photo/Evan Schneider Secretary-General António Guterres (2nd left) with winners of the UN Prize in the Field of Human Rights at the General Assembly's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The “clear and profound” guidelines enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “have made it the world’s most widely translated document”, Secretary-General António Guterres told the General Assembly at an event to commemorate the Declaration’s 70th Anniversary, marked on 10th December.
Government Offices of Sweden/Ninni Andersson Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani (left) of Yemen and Head of Ansarullah delegation Mohammed Amdusalem shake hands on ceasefire in and around Yemeni port of Hudaydah. Secretary-General Guterres (centre) and Swedish Foreign Minister Wallström look on.
The announcement of a ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties in and around the key port of Hudaydah was hailed by Secretary-General António Guterres as a deal which would improve the lives of millions of people. Speaking on the last day of UN-led talks in Sweden to decide the future of the war-torn country, where its people are in the grip of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, Mr. Guterres told those present that they had “the future of Yemen” in their hands.
UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres chairs the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, taking place in Marrakech, Morocco.
Speaking at the opening intergovernmental session in Marrakesh, Morocco, Secretary-General António Guterres said that the Compact provides a platform for “humane, sensible, mutually beneficial action” resting on two “simple ideas”.
UNFCCC Secretariat Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the High-Level session of the Climate Change Conference, COP24, in Katowice, Poland.
During the UN COP24 Climate Change Conference grand opening, Secretary-General António Guterres tells over 150 world leaders gathered for climate action that “we are in deep trouble” and asks decision-makers to focus on four key things: stepping up climate action, according to a solid plan, with more funding, as a smart investment in the future of the planet.
UN News/Natalia Montagna Secretary-General António Guterres briefs the press at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Briefing the press at the beginning of the G20 meeting of industrialized nations in Buenos Aires, Secretary-General António Guterres describes the event as an essential forum, citing a lack of confidence and high level of confrontation within the international community.
António Guterres (left) meets internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangassou, Central African Republic
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