LApproved by the full body of the United Nations on June 18, Antonio Guterres’ second term as Secretary-General of the United Nations is from 1 p.m.There is January 2022 to December 31, 2026.
“I am very honored and grateful for the trust you have placed in me to serve for a second term as Secretary-General of the United Nations. It is a great privilege and a classic duty to serve the United Nations”, The former Portuguese Prime Minister made the announcement in front of representatives of member states and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebello de Sousa, especially during his visit to New York for the occasion.
On June 8, the Security Council, the executive body that actually pulls the strings at the UN level Mr. Guterres gave the green light to the candidacy Nomination to the General Assembly to appoint him for a second term. The Charter of the United Nations provides for the appointment of a Secretary-General by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council.
The dawn of a new era
“I am fully aware of the enormous responsibilities you have entrusted to me at such an important moment in history, and I dare say it at the dawn of a new era. We are truly at a crossroads and we have significant choices ahead of us”, Underlining the General Secretary on this occasion.
“Epidemic reveals our common vulnerability, our interdependence and the absolute need for collective action”
“Epidemic has revealed our common vulnerability, our interdependence and the absolute need for collective action. We feel a new impetus everywhere for a clear commitment to come together to list a curriculum for a better future. I assure you that I will do everything in my power during my second term to contribute to a positive and decisive situation”, Assured the UN President.
During the election process, which began earlier this year, 72-year-old Antonio Guterres was the only candidate whose candidature was approved by a member state (Portugal). This year’s selection process was actually marked by the appearance of “free” candidates, including two women, but its candidates did not receive the approval of any state, which is a prerequisite for seriously considering any candidacy for the post of Secretary-General. .