Antonio Guterres

Pakistan backs Antonio Guterres for second term as UN Secretary-General

Pakistan's support for Guterres was conveyed to him by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who held a telephone conversation with the UN chief on Thursday.

published on : 19th March 2021

UN chief Guterres encouraged by India, Pakistan ceasefire announcement; hopes for further dialogue

In a significant move to ease tension, the militaries of India and Pakistan said on Thursday that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on the ceasefire along the Line of Control.

published on : 26th February 2021

UN chief Antonio Guterres demands immediate halt to Myanmar 'repression' 

Saturday marked the deadliest day since the February 1 coup, with two people killed after security forces fired on a rally in Mandalay and a third man shot dead in Yangon.

published on : 22nd February 2021

10 nations administered 75% of vaccination, 130 countries have not received a single dose: UN chief hits out

Guterres called for an urgent Global Vaccination Plan to bring together those with the power to ensure fair vaccine distribution -- scientists, vaccine producers and those who can fund the effort.

published on : 17th February 2021

Indian-origin employee Arora Akanksha at UN announces her candidacy for its Secretary-General

Guterres's first term ends on December 31 this year and the term of the next Secretary-General will begin on January 1, 2022.

published on : 13th February 2021

Polluters must join 'net zero' club for climate: UN chief

Guterres said the global body's "central objective" this year is to get countries and companies responsible for 90 per cent of the world's man-made emissions to set credible deadlines.

published on : 8th February 2021

Antonio Guterres says UN stands ready to contribute to ongoing rescue and assistance efforts in Uttarakhand

The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of India.

published on : 8th February 2021

UN kicks off selection of next secretary-general

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, whose current term expires on Dec.31, announced last month that he is seeking a second five-year term.

published on : 6th February 2021

UN head 'strongly condemns' military detention of Myanmar leaders

United States and Australia also demanded Myanmar's army immediately release de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

published on : 1st February 2021

Worried about power of social media companies: UN chief

Antonio Guterres said he does not think “we can live in a world where too much power is given to a reduced number of companies"

published on : 29th January 2021

Any military confrontation between India, Pakistan would be disaster of unmitigated proportion:UN chief

Guterres was responding to a question by a Pakistani journalist on tensions between India and Pakistan over the situation in Kashmir.

published on : 29th January 2021

UN chief Antonio Guterres receives COVID-19 vaccine

Guterres, 71, received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at a New York City public school Thursday.

published on : 29th January 2021

India announces pledge of USD 150,000 to UN Peacebuilding Fund for 2021

India's envoy to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti highlighted India's constructive role in the context of peacebuilding through its extensive development partnership in developing countries.

published on : 27th January 2021

Important to respect peaceful protests: UN chief's spokesman Stephane Dujarric on farmers' stir

The Samkyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of 41 farmer unions, is leading the protest against the three central farm laws at several border points of Delhi.

published on : 27th January 2021

UN chief pitches for making vaccine licenses available to India, Brazil for mass production

In a special address at the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit, Antonio Guterres said if there is one word that sums up the world today, that is 'fragility'.

published on : 25th January 2021
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