12 December 2016 - Antonio Guterres took oath of office [fr]

Oath of office of Antonio Guterres, next Secretary-General - 12 December 2016

"The United Nations was born from war. Today we must be here for peace”" - Antonio Guterres

António Guterres was sworn in today as next Secretary-General in front of the member states.

He will take office on 1 January 2017.

During the ceremony, member states also paid a warm tribute to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his relentless work for peace.

Watch live the Oath of Office ceremony

Dernière modification : 22/03/2018

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