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Friday, 14 October 2016 - 10:04
Portugal's Antonio Guterres elected UN secretary-general
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Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has been officially appointed as the next UN secretary-general.

He will become the world's top diplomat on 1st January when Ban Ki-moon's second five-year term ends.

Guterres, who led the UN refugee agency UNHCR for 10 years, was chosen from among 13 candidates last week.

He said the world was facing a dangerous time and he wanted to see people across the globe working together to achieve a safer future
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