UN-Secretary-General António Guterres receives for its services to the European values of the Charlemagne prize in 2019. The Charlemagne prize Board, honor said with him an outstanding advocate for the European model of society in a time of universal rights and democratic principles is increasingly under pressure, spokesman Jürgen Linden on Tuesday.

to designate Political populism, racism, xenophobia, and radical extremism, and defeat, had been Guterres is always a concern, the Charlemagne prize Board of Directors. Guterres call for solidarity and compassion in everyday life, dialogue and respect across the political divide.

The former Portuguese Prime Minister was in the complex global world on the basis of European values, especially peace, freedom and democracy. He received the Charlemagne prize in recognition of his commitment to the revitalization and strengthening of multilateral cooperation.