‘What is good for Africa is good for the world’ says UN chief on International Day

Praising efforts by African countries to alleviate poverty and build more stable societies, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres pledged his on-going support for ending conflict and building peace across the continent. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2018/05/1010691

Africa essential for sustainable development, poverty reduction and peace

25 May 2021

Africa’s rich, diverse cultural and natural heritage, is important for sustainable development, poverty reduction, and “building and maintaining peace”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, marking the international day celebrating the continent.  “This year’s Africa Day highlights arts, culture and heritage as levers for building the Africa we want”, Secretary-General António Guterres     said in his commemorative message.    

Despite challenges, Africa ‘poised for progress’ – Guterres

18 Feb 2023

UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his support for an integrated, prosperous, and peaceful Africa on Saturday, in remarks delivered to the African Union Summit, which is being held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

Guterres concerned over continued detention of Niger’s President

Guterres concerned over continued detention of Niger’s President

07 Aug 2023

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has underlined his support for ongoing mediation efforts by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the wake of the 26 July attempted coup in Niger, his Office said on Monday.