As Antonio Guterres formally gets the backing of the UN Security Council to become the next head of the United Nations, we’re asking if he’s the right person for the job. Given the situation in Syria, the refugee crisis and the deep divisions between the US and Russia, is the UN’s mission for peace still even achievable? Does the UN still have a meaningful role to play in today's world?
Produced by Charles WENTE, Fraçois WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Former French Deputy Permanent UN Representative (1998-2002)
Former US Under Secretary of Defense
Professor of Law and Global Development, University of Reading
Pedro MOTA SOARES
Portuguese Member of Parliament, CDS - People's Party