“Will” needed for solving world challenges-UN Chief
TEHRAN, 23 October 2017 (UNIC) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on United Nations Day, 24 October 2017, while referring to some major challenges that the contemporary world is facing, said the necessary tools and wealth for overcoming these challenges exist, what is needed is the will.
The full text of his message reads:
Our world faces many grave challenges.
Widening conflicts and inequality.
Extreme weather and deadly intolerance.
Security threats – including nuclear weapons.
We have the tools and wealth to overcome these challenges. All we need is the will.
The world’s problems transcend borders.
We have to transcend our differences to transform our future.
When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable and just world.
On United Nations Day, let us, ‘We the Peoples’, make this vision a reality.
Thank you. Shokran. Xie Xie. Merci. Spasibo. Gracias. Obrigado. Yet