Antonio Guterres

UN and UNESCO accused of corruption and clannishness

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a letter to the Security Council, in which he informed about his nomination for a new term. His term in the office expires at the end of 2021. The UN Secretary-General is re-elected every five years, but the same person can lead the organization an unlimited number of times, but so far no one has held this post for more than ten years. Meanwhile, there are many questions to Guterres and UN leadership as a whole - the organization is accused of corruption and clannishness.

Read
UN chief Guterres receives COVID-19 vaccine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and appealed to people to get vaccinated as soon as they can while stressing that nations must ensure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere. …

Read
UN Secretary-General: nuclear confrontation returns

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauded the General Assembly's achievements and lamented its failures. "Geopolitical tensions are escalating. The threat of nuclear proliferation and confrontation has returned. Inequality …

Read
UN: extreme poverty level reaches 22-year low

Last year, the global level of extreme poverty increased for the first time in more than 20 years, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at the UN Security Council meeting on maintaining peace and stability. He stated that …

Read
UN urges Iran to uphold terms of JCPOA deal

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges Tehran to uphold the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, his deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said at the briefing, according to the transcript posted on the UN website. According to him, the …

Read
UN Secretary General and Azerbaijani FM hold phone talks

A telephone conversation took place between Minister of the Azerbaijani Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, according to the ministry's press service. Bayramov briefed his counterpart on …

Read
UN chief holds talks with Azerbaijani President

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has held videoconference talks with Azerbsijani President Ilham Aliyev. Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General Stephane Dujarric reported that the UN chief called for an immediate ceasefire in …

Read

Populars