This week former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres was appointed UN secretary-general for a five-year term starting in January. In the first of a two-part series, Sarah Frankel examined the immediate challenges facing Guterres come 2017:
It's now Guterres' turn to tackle what many have called 'the most impossible job in the world,' and while he will be taking the helm as an insider with deep expertise in the UN and its organisational culture (unlike Ban), there are several things he should keep in mind to ensure he avoids the pitfalls that vexed his predecessor.
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after none of the five U.N. Security Council veto powers voted against him in a sixth ...
The UN General Assembly on Thursday formally appointed Antonio Guterres as the new secretary-general of the United Nations, replacing Ban Ki-moon. The 193 member states adopted by acclamation a resolution appointing the former prime...
The Security Council announced that Mr. Guterres, a former Portuguese prime minister and former chief of the United Nations refugee agency, had unanimous support.
UN General Assembly votes unanimously to appoint Portugal's Antonio Guterres as next secretary-general.