UNITED NATIONS - In a surprisingly quick decision, the 15 members of the UN Security Council stood in a row to show they were united behind the candidacy of Antonio Guterres, a former UN refugee agency chief and an ex-prime minister of Portugal.
"Today after our sixth straw poll we have a clear favorite and his name is Antonio Guterres," announced Russia's UN ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, this month's Council president.
Christopher Dickey talks to António Guterres, the United Nations’ high commissioner for refugees, about the world’s desperate, dispirited and displaced.
UNITED NATIONS - The latest and fifth straw poll for the selection of the next United Nations secretary-general again placed António Guterres of Portugal as the frontrunner in the informal secret balloting that began in July. But wi...
Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres, who is poised to become the next UN secretary-general, is a self-described man of action who earned his stripes as the world body's refugee chief, tirelessly pressing rich nations t...
Antnio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal, will lead the world body after a rare show of unity by the two most powerful security council members fighting a proxy war in Syria.