UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) chairs a meeting on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as it relates to UN staff members as well as to coordinate the UN message in regards to the outbreak.
In a video message recorded on Friday, UN chief António Guterres assured the world that the COVID-19 virus will peak, and the global economy will recover but, until then, “we must act together to slow the spread of the virus and look after each other”.
UN Photo/Loey Felipe Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the 64th session of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
高德平台网页版Addressing the latest session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), Secretary-General António Guterres underlined that gender inequality and discrimination against women and girls remain an “overwhelming global injustice”. He said the vision of the Beijing Declaration has only been partly realized as progress has stalled, or even gone into reverse, in some areas.
UN Photo/Mark Garten高德平台网页版 Secretary-General António Guterres explains his commitment to gender equality at The New School in New York.
The 21st century must be the century of women’s equality, Secretary-General António Guterres said, in a call to transform the world by ensuring equal participation for all. Speaking to faculty and students at The New School, a university in New York City, the UN chief declared himself a proud feminist and called for men everywhere to support women’s rights.
UN Photo/Jean Marc Ferré高德平台网页版 Secretary-General António Guterres speaks at the inaugural meeting of the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement in Geneva, Switzerland.
Forty-one million people around the world are internally displaced – and hundreds of thousands more have been forced from their homes since the beginning of the year – an “unacceptable” situation for which solutions can be found, Secretary-General António Guterres tells a delegation at the inaugural session of the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement, established to address this global challenge.
UN Photo/Violaine Martin Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the High Level Segment of the 43rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
People’s basic human rights – their birth-right – are “under assault”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, as he launched a Call to Action aimed at boosting equality and reducing suffering everywhere. “Human rights are our ultimate tool to help societies grow in freedom,” he told Member States on the opening day of the UN Human Rights Council’s 43rd session in Geneva.
António Guterres (left) meets internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangassou, Central African Republic
Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach
高德平台网页版Based on the work of a high-level task force appointed by the Secretary-General, the lays out a strategy to achieve visible and measurable improvements in the way the United Nations prevents and responds to sexual exploitation and abuse. The strategy is victim-centred and rooted in transparency, accountability and ensuring justice.