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Angelina Jolie Visit the UN

Sep 14, 2017 Celebrities, News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, September 14 2017 – Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) meets Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today at the UN Headquarters in New York City to talk about the global refugees crisis. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   United Nations, September 14 2017 UN Secretary-General António Guterres today (14 Sep) met with the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and world-renowned actor, Angelina Jolie, to discuss global refugee crisis and other humanitarian crisis in Syria, Myanmar, Bangladesh and other places. Angelina Jolie has represented UNHCR as a Goodwill [Read More]

Antonio Guterres: New Year’s Message from the New Secretary General

Jan 1, 2017 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, 1 January 2017 – Antonio Guterres made his first statement as the new UN Secretary General on New Year’s Day. He urges everyone to join him in his New Year’s resolution, to “make 2017 a year for peace“.   “On this New Year’s Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year’s resolution: Let us resolve to put peace first. Let us make 2017 a year in which we all – citizens, governments, leaders – strive to overcome our differences,“ said Guterres in his first statement as [Read More]

Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

Oct 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Antonio Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and candidate for the position of next United Nations Secretary-General attended the UN International Prayer Breakfast today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Antonio Guterres – Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, October 05 2016 The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously endorsed Antonio Guterres to lead the Organization for the next five years. After six straw polls, Guterres received no “discourage” votes from the pool of 13 candidates originally campaigning to become the next UN Secretary-General. This was the first time in the organization’s history that the selection process [Read More]

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