Incoming U.N. chief urges respect for human rights in visit to China

Nov 28, 2016

Incoming U.N. chief urges respect for human rights in visit to China

The United Nations needs to make sure there is an “effective combination” of human, civil and economic rights in a world where many rights are not respected, U.N. secretary-general-elect Antonio Guterres said on Monday during a visit to Beijing. China’s leadership has overseen a ...

Oct 11, 2016

A good choice, yet still disappointing

The failure to follow through on the expectation that the next U.N. secretary-general would be a woman is a reminder of the flaws in that selection process and the glass ceiling that more than half the world's population continues to confront.