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. 

Secretary-General António Guterres meets President of South Africa

By | 19 September 2017

NEW YORK 18 September 2017 – The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa. The Secretary-General thanked South Africa for its contribution to peace and security in Africa, including in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Secretary-General and President Zuma also discussed regional efforts to support peace and… Read More »

FAO South Africa Bulletin – Jan to June 2017

By | 19 September 2017

At war with the fall armyworm — The Government of South Africa reported the outbreak of the fall armyworm infestation in February 2017, mainly in Limpopo, Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal Free State and the Eastern Cape provinces. The infestation was detected only in the Hartswater area of the Northern Cape. The Government has since… Read More »