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Guterres lays emphasis on gender parity

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has asked men to be prepared to lose more positions to women so as to ensure gender parity. Guterres told women’s rights activists and civil society representatives at a town hall discussion at UN headquarters in New York that “the clear objective of our time is parity rooted in women’s empowerment”. He added: “Gender parity at ...

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Africa: A continent of hope – Guterres

Antonio Guterres

António Guterres, the new Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), fresh from the recently-held African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – his first major mission in office – expresses his belief in the continent, saying that the world has much to gain from African wisdom, ideas and solutions Far too often, the world views Africa through the prism of ...

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