The Elders are shocked and deeply saddened at the passing of their dear friend and colleague Kofi Annan, who was the globally admired and respected Chair of The Elders. A founding member of The Elders, Kofi Annan succeeded Archbishop Desmond … Continue reading →
On 16 November António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, delivered a major speech on “Counter-terrorism and human rights: winning the fight while upholding our values” at SOAS University of London. It was hosted by Baroness Amos, Director of SOAS, … Continue reading →
On 10 May 2017 Secretary-General António Guterres addressed an audience of over 1,500 at Central Hall Westminster at an event organised by the United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK).
UNA-UK will host H.E. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, for his first major public speech in the UK on the afternoon of Wednesday 10 May at Central Hall Westminster. We expect this event will take place between 1pm and 3pm subject to confirmation. … Continue reading →
Statement issued 31 March 2017 The Secretary-General took notice with disappointment and alarm of the decision by Israel to build a new settlement in the occupied Palestinian territory. The Secretary-General has consistently stressed that there is no Plan B for … Continue reading →
The following video message was delivered by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ on 9 March 2017 upon the launch of the report “Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach”. The full text is shown below … Continue reading →