Covid-19: United Nations and Antonio Guterres

A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease and on March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization – a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health – declared covid-19 a pandemic. It’s the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus and its risk level to public health and human welfare is as bad as it gets.

The United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is the largest and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world and one of its aims is ‘to achieve international co-operation in solving international problems of an economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian character.’

The UN coordinates system-wide approaches to humanitarian relief; provides fast, effective humanitarian responses for people affected by natural disasters and armed conflict; provides funding for life-saving humanitarian action anywhere in the world; and urges governments and warring parties to act more effectively to protect children.

UN and its agencies provide emergency relief to millions of refugees and low-cost solutions to counter the threats to children in war zones. It mobilizes food and funds to feed the hungry; and it helps farmers re-establish production following floods and outbreaks of livestock disease.

The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates the international response to humanitarian health emergencies. 

WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.

Those countries with developed economies and advanced technological infrastructures are able to take action and deal with the national/domestic impact of covid-19 and its economic fallout; but there are many undeveloped nations that can’t and they rely on the United Nations for help.

In March 2020 the United Nations was racing to protect Africa from the covid-19 onslaught; and with the coronavirus pandemic extending to some of the world’s poorest countries, the UN was in a race against time to help prevent the further spread of covid-19.

The United Nations is a covid-19 information resource. It helped countries prepare for the coronavirus pandemic; it launched a major humanitarian appeal to keep covid-19 from ‘circling back around the globe’; and its teams of workers are working around the clock to provide humanitarian support to millions of people in the Age of Covid.

The United Nations is a Higher-Pluto humanitarian organization.

The United Nation’s chart progressed to March 11, 2020


Chart data is October 24, 1945 at 4.45pm EST – 38N53; 77W01

When covid-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 progressed Sun in house 10 at 16 Capricorn 23 and 22S26 was parallel birth chart Moon – planet of the common people – in house 3 at 22N26; parallel progressed Mars – planet of viral infections and doctors – in house 4 at 22N35; parallel progressed Saturn – planet of the covid-19 pandemic and economic recession – in house 4 at 21N35 > peak power date is August 19, 2025; and inconjunct birth chart Uranus – planet of sudden shocks and radical change – at 17 Gemini 02R in house 2 (finances) > peak power date is October 20, 2020.

Progressed Moon in house 11 at 1 Pisces 10 was trine birth chart Sun at 1 Scorpio 07 in house 7 stimulating all the Sun progressions; and transit Sun at 21 Pisces 42 was trine progressed Saturn at 21 Cancer 51R and transit Mars at 16 Capricorn 49 was conjunction progressed Sun activating the major Sun-Saturn parallel aspect and timing the pandemic declaration.

Covid-19 is a house 6 event and all its rulers – Mercury (the cusp ruler) and Venus, Jupiter and Neptune – were active by progression.

In particular progressed Mercury at 26 Sagittarius 47 in house 9 was sesquisquare (disturbing agitation) birth chart Pluto – planet of drastic events, compulsory cooperation and cusp ruler of house 8 (death) – at 11 Leo 43 in house 5 > peak power date was February 25, 2020; progressed Venus at 10 Capricorn 19 in house 9 was conjunction birth chart Midheaven (publicity) at 11 Capricorn 11; and progressed Jupiter at 25 Libra 30 in house 7 was square (high discord obstacle and conflict) progressed Mars – planet of red alerts and cusp ruler of house 8 (death) – at 25 Cancer 57R in house 4 > peak power date is February 3, 2021.

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has the toughest job in town.

His chart progressed to March 11, 2020

Chart data is April 30, 1949 at 12.30am GDT, Parede, Portugal (9W21; 38N41)

When covid-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 progressed Sun at 17 Cancer 15 in house 7 (the international community) was semisquare (discordant friction) progressed Saturn – planet of disease, pandemics and recession – at 3 Virgo 09 in house 8 (death and debt) > peak power date is April 1, 2021; and progressed Mercury at 29 Gemini 31 in house 6 (sickness and workers) was sextile (opportunity) birth chart Saturn at 29 Leo 19R in house 8 and semisquare progressed Pluto – planet of drastic events – at 15 Leo 17 in house 8.

Progressed Moon at 11 Capricorn 25 in house 1 was sesquisquare birth chart Mercury at 26 Taurus 31 in house 5 stimulating all the Mercury progressions.

Progressed Mars – the planet of strife, aggressive action, courage and initiative – is parallel progressed Uranus and progressed Pluto; and progressed Saturn is parallel birth chart Mars.

Mars and Saturn define the covid-war and they form a lucky (trine) aspect in his birth chart; and with progressed Mercury forming harmonious sextile aspects with Mars and Saturn during 2020 he has the opportunity to assess the covid crisis accurately and make reliable decisions. He’ll stir up controversy and get criticised but the world needs to listen to what Antonio Guterres has to say about the coronavirus pandemic and its economic aftermath.


Author: DW Sutton

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