Security Council recommends extending UN Secretary General Guterres for a second term

The UN Security Council agreed on Tuesday that Antonio Guterres, 72, will take over the United Nations Secretariat for a second term between 2022 and 2026.

The former Portuguese Prime Minister has been in the General Secretariat of the International Organization since January 2017, and no other candidate has dealt with him die second term applied for. In a closed session, the Security Council unanimously recommended the United Nations Secretariat to extend Guterres’ mandate, said Estonian Ambassador Sven Jorgensen die holds a rotating presidency.

Who is Gitrich?

António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres (born April 30, 1949) is a Portuguese politician and has been Secretary General of the United Nations since January 1, 2017, succeeding Ban Ki-moon. Before that he was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002. For a while he also had die Presidency of the Socialist International. According to the global Wikipedia website, he also served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015.

Guterres married in 1972 die Child therapist Luisa Amelia e Mello (1946-1998). She bore him two children, Pedro Gumiaraes i Milo Guterres (born 1977 AD) and Marina Gummaraes i Milo de Oliveira (born 1985 AD). His wife died of cancer when he was prime minister.

In 2001 he remarried Caterina Marques de Almeida Vaz Pinto (born 1960 AD), die from 1997 to 2000 Minister of Culture in Portugal and then Minister of Culture for the city of Lisbon.

In addition to his native Portuguese, Guterres speaks English, Spanish and French.

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