António Guterres ( @antonioguterres ) Twitter Profile


António Guterres

Secretary-General of the @UN

We will never, ever give up making this world better for everyone, everywhere.

Joined on 20 December, 2016

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It's impossible not to feel heartbroken when we see so many people with no access to healthcare.

This is absolutely intolerable.

I'm determined to do all I can to mobilize the international community to make universal health coverage a reality by 2030.

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#COVID19 vaccines are reaching high income countries quickly, while the world’s poorest have none at all.

Science is succeeding — but solidarity is failing.

Global solidarity will save lives, protect people & help defeat this vicious, mutating virus.

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A new momentum is emerging.

Many large emitters have committed to achieving zero net emissions by 2050.

The main goal of the @UN this year is to build a global coalition for carbon neutrality.

Every country, city & business must adopt an ambitious roadmap to reach this target.

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International migrants help fill critical labour gaps & and complement workers in their host communities - as we have seen amid #COVID19.

Safe, orderly and regular migration benefits everyone.

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Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone: #COVID19 has now claimed two million lives.

Sadly, the impact of the pandemic has been made worse by the absence of global coordination.

In the memory of those two million souls, the world must act with far greater solidarity.

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It is a moral imperative to help those already suffering from the effects of climate change to adapt.

Yet, huge gaps remain in our support for developing countries.

Adaptation is crucial and must not be the forgotten component of #ClimateAction.

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Quoted @WMO

2020 was one of 3 hottest years on record, along with 2016 and 2019.
6 warmest years have been since 2015.
It was the warmest decade on record, continuing a long-term trend that shows no sign of reversal.
Temperatures are only part of the story
#ClimateChange has many impacts

Yet another stark reminder of the relentless pace of climate change, which is destroying lives & livelihoods across our planet.

It can be reversed by making peace with nature, the defining task of the 21st century for everyone, everywhere.

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It is crucial to address the challenges faced by many people working from home - including poor working conditions, inadequate wages & increased health risks.

Recommendations from @ILO.

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It was a pleasure to speak today with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

I expressed my gratitude for his steadfast commitment to the environment and the fight against climate change, and commended his leadership through the Sustainable Markets Initiative.

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I was delighted to speak today with Archbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby.

I thanked him for his leadership on peacebuilding & reconciliation, including his role in peace efforts in South Sudan, and his personal commitment to #ClimateAction and environmental protection.

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Today marks 11 years since a devastating earthquake in Haiti claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, including 102 members of the @UN family.

We will always carry their memory in our hearts & honour their legacy through our work.

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The United Kingdom has been a committed partner of the United Nations for 75 years.

Yesterday I thanked Prime Minister @BorisJohnson for the UK’s steadfast support for the @UN, and the country’s political & financial leadership in the global fight against #COVID19.

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To achieve net zero emissions by 2050, we need an urgent transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

It is essential that developed economies support developing countries in this shift.

#COP26 |

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Quoted @antonioguterres

We have been abusing our planet as if we had a spare one.

2021 must be the year to reconcile humanity with nature.

With smart policies & investments, we can chart a path that brings health to all, revives economies & builds resilience.


Nous exploitons notre planète comme si nous en avions une autre.

2021 doit être l’année de la réconciliation entre l’humanité et la nature.

En prenant les bonnes décisions, nous pouvons forger un chemin qui garantisse la santé pour tous, renforce les économies & la résilience.

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To mark the 75th anniversary of the @UN, we asked people around the world to share their hopes, fears & priorities.

Over 1.5 million people responded.

They demanded greater international solidarity and support for those in need.

Now is time to deliver.

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I was pleased to mark the 75th anniversary of the first @UN General Assembly meeting with an outstanding group of young people.

Together, I am confident that we can emerge from #COVID19 & lay the foundations for a cleaner, safer, fairer world for all. #UN75

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Replying to @UN: Watch live: @antonioguterres marks the 75th anniversary of the first #UNGA meeting on 10 January 1946 in London. #UN75


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Watch live: @antonioguterres marks the 75th anniversary of the first #UNGA meeting on 10 January 1946 in London. #UN75

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The only winner of conflict during a pandemic is the pandemic itself.

That is why I reiterate my call for a global ceasefire.

We need to focus on our common enemy - #COVID19 - and step up our efforts towards peace and reconciliation.

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