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The Global Problem-Solving Paradox

Sunday, 6 February 2022, 6:22 pm | United Nations Secretary-General

By António Guterres As Secretary-General of the United Nations, I spend much of my time speaking with world leaders and taking the pulse of global trends. It’s clear to me that we are at a defining moment in international relations. Global decision ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's Remarks To Meeting With Leading Mayors Supported By C40 Cities

Saturday, 17 April 2021, 5:06 am | United Nations Secretary-General

UN Secretary-General's remarks to Meeting with Leading Mayors Supported by C40 Cities: “Advancing a Carbon-Neutral, Resilient Recovery for Cities and Nations” 16 April 2021 Thank you for joining me today, and for your commitment and leadership. Cities ... More >>

Address To The General Assembly | 22 September 2020

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 6:14 am | United Nations Secretary-General

Excellencies, In a world turned upside down, this General Assembly Hall is among the strangest sights of all. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our annual meeting beyond recognition. But it has made it more important than ever. In January, I addressed More >>

UN Secretary-General's Spokesman On Tropical Cyclone Harold

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 7:15 am | United Nations Secretary-General

As the world grapples with the devastating effects of COVID-19, the Secretary-General is deeply saddened by reports of loss of lives and destruction as a result of the Tropical Cyclone Harold in the Pacific. In Vanuatu, Fiji, the Solomon Islands and ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's Remarks To The Security Council On The COVID-19 Pandemic [as Delivered]

Friday, 10 April 2020, 4:06 pm | United Nations Secretary-General

Mr. President, Thank you for convening this important discussion. The world faces its gravest test since the founding of this Organization.  Every country is now grappling with or poised to suffer the devastating consequences of the COVID-19 ... More >>

Statement By The Secretary-General - On COVID-19

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 11:00 am | United Nations Secretary-General

The Covid-19 pandemic is one of the most dangerous challenges this world has faced in our lifetime. It is above all a human crisis with severe health and socio-economic consequences. The World Health Organization, with thousands of its staff, is on the ... More >>

UN Secretary-General António Guterres On Gender-Based Violence And Covid-19

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 6:07 am | United Nations Secretary-General

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold human suffering and economic devastation around the world. I recently called for an immediate global ceasefire to focus on our shared struggle to overcome the pandemic. I appealed for an end to violence everywhere, ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's remarks at COP25 event

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 11:23 am | United Nations Secretary-General

Tiempo de Actuar, or Time for Action is the theme of this COP. It is a fitting theme on many levels. More >>

Opening Remarks At UN Conference on Counter-Terrorism

Friday, 29 June 2018, 10:24 am | United Nations Secretary-General

I am pleased to welcome you all to the first ever global High-level Conference of heads of counter-terrorism agencies of the Member States of the United Nations. More >>

UN Sec-Gen On US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 3:19 pm | United Nations Secretary-General

NOTE TO CORRESPONDENTS In answers to questions received, I can confirm that today, 4 August 2017, the Secretary-General received, in his capacity as Depositary of the Paris Agreement, a communication from the Permanent Representative of the United ... More >>

Secretary-Gen on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 1:17 pm | United Nations Secretary-General

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea More >>

UN Sec-Gen on adoption on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 1:11 pm | United Nations Secretary-General

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons More >>

Major Climate Speech by UN Secretary General

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 10:17 am | United Nations Secretary-General

(New York, Monday 29 May 2017): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will issue a call to action on Tuesday to meet the climate challenge. More >>




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