“Divisions are deepening. Inequalities are widening. The challenges spread further,” António Guterres said at the annual gathering of leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
“We have a duty to act. And yet we are stuck in a colossal global dysfunction,” he said.
The diagnosis was echoed by some of the more than 100 leaders present at the week-long event, but very little consensus emerged on how to bridge the divisions between nations deeply in conflict over how to respond to the war in Ukraine.