António Guterres (Portugal) currently serves as the ninth Secretary-General, 2017 - present.
- Portugal nominated Mr. Guterres by a letter of 29 February 2016 (A/70/768 - S/2016/206).
- The President of the 70th session of the General Assembly distributed the vision statement of Mr. Guterres (PDF).
- In addition, Mr. Guterres participated in informal dialogues with UN Member States that were webcast.
- After the appointment of Secretary-General António Guterres, the Permanent Representative of Japan, in his personal capacity, transmitted a summary of the selection process that highlights key events, with a focus on the role of the Security Council in the process (A/71/774–S/2017/93).