The Secretary-General’s remarks to the General Assembly side event on Refugees and Migrants “Follow-up to the New York Declaration : One Year On”

By | 20 September 2017

20 September 2017 – I would like to express my deep solidarity to the government and the people of Mexico. Unfortunately, we are having every day a new dramatic event in this part of the world. This time we cannot blame climate change; it is an earthquake.  It is a devastating one. I want to… Read More »

Secretary General’s remarks at High – Level panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment at UNGA

By | 20 September 2017

19 September 2017 – Allow me before I read a few more orthodox remarks a more subversive reflection. I am very happy to participate in a meeting about empowerment, because when we discuss gender equality, in my humble belief, there is essentially a question of power. It’s power at all levels, in a male-dominated world… Read More »

Secretary-General’s address to the General Assembly

By | 19 September 2017

19 September 2017 – Addressing the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations Headquarters, Secretary-General António Guterres today spotlighted several threats – including the nuclear peril, climate change, and ongoing conflicts – that must be overcome to create a better world for all.