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António Guterres

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Kofi Annan was the United Nations

Since the shock of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s death, I have been reflecting on what made him so special. To my mind, it is simply this: Kofi was both one of a kind and one of us. 

September 19, 2018

Progress for women is progress for all

We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before.

March 07, 2018

Aid in a world of crisis

Never in the 64-year history of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has it had to address so much human misery. At the beginning of 2014, more than 51 million people were displaced from their homes, uprooted by conflict and persecution.

January 29, 2015