UN Secretary-General António Guterres marks the “go live” of sweeping UN reforms on 1 January 2019

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres emphasizes how the reforms will transform the work of the United Nations. “The aims of reform are clear: To focus more on people and less on process. To become more nimble and effective. And to build a workplace of equality, diversity and integrity."

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