António Guterres

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by coronavirus closures

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The U.N. chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education in their critical preschool year.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry discuses Libya updates, political solution with UN Secretary General Guterres

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry discussed with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Friday the situation in Libya,

Guterres praises Egypt’s efforts during 2019 AU presidency

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 04:09 GMT

The UN secretary general also affirmed the international organization’s keenness on enhancing the relation with Egypt to help bring peace and stability to the region.

World to mark International Migrants Day on Dec 18

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The world will mark on Wednesday the International Migrants Day under the theme of "We Together."

Egypt participates in UN Climate Action Summit in New York

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 01:04 GMT

Egypt is taking part in the UN Climate Action Summit, which is due to kick off Monday at 4 p.m. local time.

'we need concrete commitments, not fancy speeches': Guterres

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 08:40 GMT

“I told leaders not to come with fancy speeches, but with concrete commitments, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday during a press conference about the 74th UNGA.

UN chief voices concern over deadly incidents in Ethiopia

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 - 09:45 GMT

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed deep concern over the weekend's deadly incidents in Ethiopia, said his spokesman.

Guterres lauds Egypt's efforts to avoid escalation in Gaza

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 12:15 GMT

The UN chief departed Egypt for Libya, concluding his two-day visit to Cairo, during which he met with President Sisi and high-level officials.

Egypt's FM, UNSG talk unifying efforts against terrorism

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 10:19 GMT

During their meeting, Shoukri said that Egypt will continue its cooperation with the United Nations in this regard, through the implementation of the relevant resolutions of the UN General Assembly.

World celebrates diversity on World Autism Day

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 10:13 GMT

“On World Autism Awareness Day, we speak out against discrimination and celebrate the diversity of our global community," UN secretary-general said on Monday.

UN backs aspirations of Arab region for peace, stability: Guterres

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 12:22 GMT

Guterres stressed that the Arab region seeks to achieve peace and stability, asserting that the main goal of the UN agenda is to support the Arab world's aspirations.

Sisi: Egypt eyes effective African role in UN reform

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - 07:32 GMT

Egypt is looking forward to a quantum leap in the strategic partnership between the African Union (AU) and the UN, said President Abdel Fattah al Sisi.

Sisi meets with UN secretary-general on sidelines of UNGA

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 10:35 GMT

President Sisi met on Tuesday with UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.

Sisi attends banquet hosted by UN chief

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 09:42 GMT

President Sisi participated in a banquet hosted by UN Secretary General António Guterres in honor of world leaders participating in the General Assembly.

Sisi condoles UN’s Guterres over Kofi Annan’s death

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 05:09 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi extended condolences to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres over the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

U.N. chief warns another Cold War developing between Russia, U.S.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 06:08 GMT

UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Russian and U.S. relations were deteriorating into a situation "similar to what we lived during the Cold War"

U.N. appoints American to lead Children's Fund

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 11:33 GMT

The United Nations announced on Friday the appointment of Henrietta Fore, an economic development advocate and former U.S. State Department official.

UNDP administrator praises World Youth Forum

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 09:02 GMT

UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner praised the positive energy that is overwhelming the World Youth Forum (WYF).

UN chief condemns attacks on peacekeepers in Congo

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 09:03 GMT

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres strongly condemned a series of attacks attributed to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) .

72 states commit to eliminate sexual exploitation and abuse

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 08:06 GMT

The voluntary compact represents an ambitious strategy to comprehensively address sexual exploitation and abuse committed by U.N. personnel.