Search: Antonio Guterres (3 materials)

The UN: Changes Are Long Due

It is safe to assume that António Guterres, who assumed the office of the UN Secretary-General on January 1, 2017, will be able to bring positive momentum to the activities of the global organization. One can say this because during his ten-year tenure as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (2005–2015), he was extremely successful in cutting down the excessive bureaucracy at the agency he fronted in Geneva. Guterres visited conflict zones, which inspired his staff members to venture...


The New UN Secretary-General

It is very likely that on October 6 we will find out the name of the new UN Secretary General. Preliminary estimates grant victory to Antonio Guterres, Portugal’s former Prime Minister. RIAC editing team suggests you take a look at the candidate’s basic proposals on conflict prevention and peace operations, human rights, sustainable development and the UN revitalization....


António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres: Make migration legal and structured

On June 21, 2016, RIAC Program Manager Elena Alekseeenkova attended a Valdai Discussion Club event with António Guterres, a UN Secretary-General candidate, UN High Commissioner for Refugees in 2005-2015 and Portuguese prime minister in 1995-2002. Mr. Guterres presented his vision of the origins and ways to overcome the global migration crisis, and then answered numerous questions on migration, which he sees as a natural and inevitable process that can be hardly blocked. What the states can...


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