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The Secretary-General’s message on International Women’s Day
08-03-2017

Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world…

UN health agency lists antibiotic-resistant bacteria which pose human threat
02-03-2017

The United Nations health agency today published its first-ever catalogue of ant…

Low and middle income countries bear disproportionate burden of cervical cancer
07-02-2017

Noting that cervical cancer kills more than 250,000 women every year and that 85…

Diversity ‘is richness, not a threat,’ UN chief Guterres tells forum on combatting anti-Muslim discrimination
18-01-2017

In a message to an event spotlighting the growing challenges of anti-Muslim disc…

Secretary-General António Guterres cites multilateralism, teamwork as critical to achieving UN goals
05-01-2017

3 January 2017 – On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary…

Let us make 2017 a year for peace: UN Chief Antonio Guterres
01-01-2017

On my first day as Secretary General of the United Nations, one question weighs…

The Secretary-General's message on Human Rights Day
10-12-2016

As United Nations Secretary-General over the last decade, I have repeatedly stre…

First global conference on sustainable transport will be held in Ashgabat
25-11-2016

Recognizing the fundamental role of sustainable transport in fighting climate ch…

World Science Day for Peace and Development
10-11-2016

Science is highly diverse. Each year, World Science Day for Peace and Developmen…

The Secretary-General’s message on World Food Day
14-10-2016

As the global population expands, we will need to satisfy an increasing demand f…

António Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General by acclamation
13-10-2016

13 October 2016 – The General Assembly today appointed by acclamation the…

Security Council recommends former Prime Minister of Portugal Guterres as next UN Secretary-General
06-10-2016

6 October 2016 – The Security Council today formally chose the former Prim…