António Guterres: from refugee chief to next Secretary-General

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) with António Guterres. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. (file photo)

The UN Security Council has confirmed António Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister and former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, as its choice for the next UN Secretary-General.

Mr Guterres has said that he put himself up for the job because it was the best way to address the immense suffering he saw in his decade at the helm of the UN's refugee agency.

Dianne Penn reports.

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