António Guterres, who faces one final formality before he is named as the next secretary-general of the United Nations, is by all accounts a fine candidate for the job. A former prime minister of Portugal, he served as U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and is a diplomat’s diplomat: U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power praised him, declaring that he has “experience, vision, and versatility across a range of areas.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres still leads the race to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after a third U.N. Security Council secret ballot on Monday, diplomats said.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is still the front runner to be the next United Nations Secretary-General after the second Security Council secret ballot on Friday, diplomats said.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres could cement himself as the ninth United Nations Secretary-General when the Security Council holds its second secret ballot on Friday, some diplomats said.
The Security Council announced that Mr. Guterres, a former Portuguese prime minister and former chief of the United Nations refugee agency, had unanimous support.