UN Secretary-General

July 27, 2017

Half of all countries aware but lacking national plan on cybersecurity, UN agency reports

Only about half of all countries have a cybersecurity strategy or are in the process of developing one, the United Nations telecommunications agency today reported, urging more countries to consider national policies to protect against cybercrime. Releasing its second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said about 38 […]
October 6, 2016

António Guterres to be next UN secretary general

António Guterres, the former Portuguese prime minister, will be the next UN secretary general, after the security council agreed he should replace Ban Ki-moon at the beginning of next year. In a rare show of unity, all 15 ambassadors from the security council emerged from the sixth in a series […]
May 27, 2016

Secretary-General’s remarks at event on “United Nations Peace Operations Review: Taking stock, leveraging opportunities and charting the way forward”

It is a pleasure to be with you.  I want to thank the Republic of Korea, Norway, Ethiopia and IPI for organizing today’s discussions.   I thank all of you for coming together to focus on how to ensure that the United Nations is well placed to address the peace […]