Tag: António Guterres

UN Secretary-General Message on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL — MESSAGE ON THE WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS 30 JULY 2018   Trafficking in persons is a vile crime that feeds on inequalities, instability and conflict.  Human traffickers profit from peoples’ hopes and despair.  They prey on the vulnerable and rob them of their fundamental rights. Children and young […]

Intensify Efforts to Curb Biodiversity Loss, Build on Successes, Secretary-General Urges in Message for International Day for Biological Diversity

  SG/SM/19046-ENV/DEV/1854-OBV/1791 21 MAY 2018 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Biological Diversity, observed on 22 May:   The rich variety of life on Earth is essential for the welfare and prosperity of people today and for generations to come.  That is why, 25 years ago, the world’s nations agreed […]