Portugal’s Antonio Guterres to be next UN Secretary-General

Antnio Guterres, a former Socialist prime minister... more

António Guterres, who will replace outgoing South Korean Ban Ki-moon, also served as the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees from 2005 to 2015. Reuters
1/5António Guterres, who will replace outgoing South Korean Ban Ki-moon, also served as the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees from 2005 to 2015. Reuters
The outgoing Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon of South Korea, took office on 1 January 2007 as the eighth Secretary-General of the UN. His first term expired on 31 December 2011. He was re-elected, unopposed, to a second term on 21 June 2011. AFP
2/5The outgoing Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon of South Korea, took office on 1 January 2007 as the eighth Secretary-General of the UN. His first term expired on 31 December 2011. He was re-elected, unopposed, to a second term on 21 June 2011. AFP
Kofi Annan was the seventh Secretary-General of the UN (1 January 1997 – 31 December 2006). The Ghanaian diplomat along with the UN, were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. AP
3/5Kofi Annan was the seventh Secretary-General of the UN (1 January 1997 – 31 December 2006). The Ghanaian diplomat along with the UN, were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. AP
Boutros Boutros-Ghali was the sixth Secretary-General of the UN (1 January 1992 to 31 December ). The Egyptian politician and diplomat oversaw the UN at a time when it dealt with several world crises, including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan genocide. The US vetoed his second term. AFP
4/5Boutros Boutros-Ghali was the sixth Secretary-General of the UN (1 January 1992 to 31 December ). The Egyptian politician and diplomat oversaw the UN at a time when it dealt with several world crises, including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan genocide. The US vetoed his second term. AFP
Pérez de Cuéllar served as the fifth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1 January 1982 to 31 December 1991. The Peruvian diplomat, was a compromise candidate, and became the first Secretary-General from the Americas. He was re-elected unanimously in 1986.AFP
5/5Pérez de Cuéllar served as the fifth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1 January 1982 to 31 December 1991. The Peruvian diplomat, was a compromise candidate, and became the first Secretary-General from the Americas. He was re-elected unanimously in 1986.AFP
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