On my first day as Secretary-General of the United Nations, one question weighs heavily on my heart. How can we help the millions of people caught up in conflict, suffering massively in wars with no end in sight? Civilians are pounded with deadly force. Women, children and men are killed and injured, forced from their… Read More »
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017.
A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information – No. 177/ 21 December 2016 Security Council approves UN monitors for Aleppo evacuations Alarmed at the “devastating” humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where perhaps thousands of civilians remain trapped, the Security Council on 19 December requested the United Nations and other relevant institutions to carry out “adequate,… Read More »