United Nations—Guterres Confirmed For 2nd Term

U.N. News Center | 06/21/2021

Antonio Guterres has been reappointed for a second five-year term as secretary-general of the U.N., reports the U.N. News. Guterres took the oath of office in the General Assembly Hall in New York on June 18. He ran unopposed. It is customary for the secretary-general to serve two terms. Guterres had announced his intention to seek a second term in January, noted the Kyodo News Agency (Japan). The U.N. previously endorsed Guterres for a second term. He was appointed by unanimous consent...

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