António Guterres

COP27 closes with deal on loss and damage: ‘A step towards justice’, says UN chief

Sun, 20 Nov 2022 - 01:12 GMT

The UN chief was referring to what ended up becoming the thorniest issue at this COP, shorthand for the annual Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), UN News reported.

UN Secretary General says he fully supports COP27 Egyptian presidency efforts

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 07:30 GMT

UN Secretary General António Guterres on Thursday announced his full support for the efforts exerted by the Egyptian presidency of the 2022 UN Climate Conference (COP27) to render it a success.

In pics: 31st Arab Summit kicks off in Algeria

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 - 07:52 GMT

The 31st Arab Summit kicked off in Algeria with the participation of several leaders and presidents along with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki.

President Sisi meets UN Secretary-General on sidelines of 31st Arab Summit in Algeria

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 - 04:36 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on Tuesday with Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres on the sidelines of the 31st Arab Summit taking place on November 1-2 in Algeria.

FM: Egypt committed to backing UN peacekeeping, peace-building role

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 01:55 GMT

Egypt is committed to backing the United Nations' peacekeeping and peace-building role, and actively participating in peacekeeping operations in conflict-hit regions, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said.

UN Secretary-General speaks about global problem solving paradox

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 11:26 GMT

As Secretary-General of the United Nations, I spend much of my time speaking with world leaders and taking the pulse of global trends. It’s clear to me that we are at a defining moment in international relations. Global decision making is plagued by gridlock – and a fundamental paradox lies at the heart of it.

The meeting with UN Secretary-General Guterres tackled latest developments in Libya, Yemen and GERD: FM Shoukry

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that his meeting with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres tackled various regional and global issues including the developments in Libya, Yemen and Syria.

Photos: Egypt’s FM affirms to UN Secretary-General the need to reach legally-binding deal on GERD

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 09:00 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed the need for a legally-binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as he met on Saturday with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.

UN secretary general hails Egypt's pivotal role on all forums

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 12:00 GMT

Guterres' remarks came during his meeting with Egypt's Permanent Representative to the UN in New York Ambassador Mohamed Idris

UN chief: Africa received 2 percent only of COVID-19 vaccines

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 12:07 GMT

He added that COVID-19 has triggered a global recession that has exposed deep-seated inequalities and vulnerabilities.

Egypt’s President Sisi discuss with UN Secretary-General Guterres developments in Palestine

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 09:53 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al Sisi discussed, Thursday in a phone call with UN Secretary-General Guterres the developments in the Palestinian territories in light of the recent escalation.

UN chief says Covid-19 generated worst economic crisis in 100 years

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 11:34 GMT

“We have reached a moment of truth. In 2021 we must address these fragilities and put the world on track”, he stated.

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.