8 March 2020 | Statement
Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres.
9 August 2019 | Statement
There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world. A significant proportion still lack basic rights, with systematic discrimination and exclusion continuing to threaten ways of life, cultures and identities.
11 July 2019 | Statement
"The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet. On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends including population growth, ageing, migration and urbanization."
4 June 2019 | Statement
"On World Environment Day, I ask each of us to act so we can breathe more easily. From pressuring politicians and businesses to changing our own habits, we can reduce pollution and beat climate change," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
21 March 2019 | Statement
"We are all connected by our humanity. We are all equal. We should all be looking out for each other’s welfare", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
8 March 2019 | Statement
"Gender equality is fundamentally a question of power. We live in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture. Only when we see women’s rights as our common objective, a route to change that benefits everyone, will we begin to shift the balance", UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlights on his message.
8 March 2018 | Statement
"Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
4 December 2017 | Statement
On this day, let us remove physical and cultural barriers, build resilient societies and create opportunities that truly leave no one behind, António Guterres, UN Secretary-General, says in his message.
18 July 2017 | Statement
"Today, as we commemorate Nelson Mandela’s lifetime of service, the best tribute we can pay this great man is not words or in ceremonies, but actions that improve our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
7 March 2017 | Statement
"Closing the gender gap in employment could add $12 trillion to global GDP by 2025", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.