Last week, the Security Council voted to elect António Guterres as the next Secretary-General (SG) of the United Nations (UN). The former prime minister of Portugal has been the High Commissioner for Refugees for the last ten years at the UN.
This will be the first time a new Secretary-General and new President of the United States will be elected in the same year. Current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon from South Korea will complete his second 5-year term at the end of 2016. Continue reading →