UNHCR's Guterres to step down at end of 2015

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 04, 2015 6:47 AM

GENEVA (Reuters) - Antonio Guterres will step down as head of the U.N. refugee agency at the end of this year and not seek a renewal of his mandate as the High Commissioner for Refugees, his spokeswoman said on Friday.

"He's leaving. His terms ends at the end of December," Melissa Fleming told Reuters. "He's not reapplying."

(Reporting by Tom Miles; Editing by Alison Williams)