Month: December 2016

Antonio Guterres is sworn in as UN secretary-general, vowing to ‘engage personally’ in conflict resolution

Antonio Guterres was sworn in Monday as the ninth secretary-general of the United Nations, saying the world body must change to better confront global crises such as the war in Syria. During a solemn ceremony at the General Assembly, the former prime minister of Portugal placed a hand on the UN charter and took the…