Antonio Guterres Headlines

  • UN chief: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or police force to deploying civilian observers or beefing up the U.N. presence on the ground.

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  • UN approves Chile’s Bachelet as new human rights chief

    Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet’s unanimous approval as the next U.N. human rights chief on Friday sparked a sharp exchange between the United States and several key opponents over rights abuses — a foretaste of some of the issues Bachelet will confront.

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  • UN approves Chile’s Bachelet as new human rights chief

    President Michelle Bachelet’s unanimous approval as the next U.N. human rights chief on Friday sparked a sharp exchange between the United States and several key opponents over rights abuses — a foretaste of some of the issues Bachelet will confront.

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  • Outgoing UN human rights chief hails choice of successor

    The United Nations’ outgoing human rights chief is welcoming the choice of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as his successor, praising her “deep commitment to human rights.”

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  • Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

    Nagasaki is marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing over the city, joined by the head of the United Nations for the first time amid the effort to push forward North Korea’s denuclearization.

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  • Chile’s Michelle Bachelet to be new UN human rights chief

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres selected Chile’s former President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high profile and often controversial job that has sparked criticism from governments targeted for rights abuses.

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  • Diplomats: Chile's Bachelet to be new UN human rights chief

    Diplomats say Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high-profile and often controversial job. U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a group of ambassadors Tuesday of Guterres' decision,...

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  • Diplomats: Chile’s Bachelet to be new UN human rights chief

    Diplomats say Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen Chile’s former President Michelle Bachelet to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high-profile and often controversial job.

    Washington Post