The United Nations secretary-general has delivered a stinging critique on inequality in the world, during a speech marking Nelson Mandela International Day.
Antonio Guterres says the world is at breaking point, and the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the deep divisions in society.
After his speech, he spoke to Al Jazeera’s James Bays.
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The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security.
At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; with the addition of South Sudan in 2011, membership is now 193, representing almost all of the world’s sovereign states.