UN chief Guterres marks start of a new era

UN chief Guterres marks start of a new era

The United Nations is marking the new year with a change in leadership and five new Security Council members. But is it really the start of a new era? At midnight Saturday, Ban Ki Moon relinquished his role as UN secretary general to Antonio Guterres, who then made a global appeal for peace, urging all […]

Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s ‘invisible man’, bids farewell

Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s ‘invisible man’, bids farewell

Ban Ki-moon, who steps down as UN secretary-general at the end of the month, will be remembered as a conscientious statesman who has championed humanitarian causes, but who has struggled to have an impact on the world stage. Addressing the UN General Assembly Monday, Ban said leading the UN for the past 10 years had […]