UN secretary general António Guterres has been working in defence of humanity and world peace for decades

Portuguese leader of UN gets Carlos V award for acts in defence of humanity

Portugal’s prime minister on Tuesday congratulated United Nations secretary-general António Guterres for being awarded the European Prize Carlos V, considering it a well-deserved recognition for his action in defence of the common causes of humanity. “I congratulate António Guterres for the European Prize Carlos V. Deserved recognition for decades of service to the defence of European values and common causes of humanity, such as climate action, the rights of refugees and the search for a lasting peace, in Ukraine and in the world,” António Costa tweeted this morning.