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‘True’ peace, requires standing up for human rights, says UN chief Guterres

Achieving peace involves more than “laying down weapons”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, calling for intensified efforts to address the root causes of conflict.

News In Brief 23 April 2018

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Dialogue and confidence vital to prevent, resolve conflicts, says UN chief

Worldwide concerns over nuclear weapons are the highest they have been since the Cold War, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Thursday, calling for comprehensive political solutions that include dialogue and negotiation to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts.

In Colombia, UN chief meets with ex-combatants, expressing hope for future and peace process

On the second day of an official visit to Colombia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday expressed hopes for the future and for the peace process in the South American country.

In Bogotá, UN Secretary-General Guterres expresses full support for peace process in Colombia

In an official visit to Colombia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday met with the country's President in the capital, Bogotá, where the UN chief said it is the duty of all the citizens of the world to support the peace process there.

PODCAST: 'UN can save the world' say veteran staffer, still passionate for peace at 90

He was one of the very first UN staff members, and 72 years on, Robert Kaminker is still advocating for peace and the power of the Organization to ultimately “save the world.”

UN Chief: Peace and security link key for Mediterranean region

Peace and security are inseparable from the advancement of social progress and human rights, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday.

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Living in peace “easier said than done”: Sudan, South Sudan envoy

Citizens in Sudan and South Sudan have to embrace a larger understanding of their common citizenship and common future.

That’s the assessment of the UN Special Envoy for the two countries, Nicholas Haysom, who was in New York for the UN General Assembly.

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Time to repair “a world in pieces” and create peace: UN chief

“We are a world in pieces” that needs instead to become a “world at peace.”

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At high-level forum, UN stresses importance of education in building ‘culture of peace’

Education can promote ideals of non-violence, equality and mutual respect, United Nations officials said today at a high-level event on how to achieve a culture of peace amid current global challenges and threats to stability, prosperity and the planet.