“Maintain international peace and security”; Article 1, Charter of the United Nations
With war or armed conflicts in around 30 countries happening right now, it is crucial to support the United Nation’s first International Day for Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, on 24 April 2019. This special day aims to highlight the importance of international cooperation for building a peaceful world. Women politicians from all continents have been actively working in Women Political Leaders (WPL) to create knowledge platforms for cooperation in the area of peace and security.
To commemorate this day, WPL showcases statements from influential personalities, who are active agents of peace.
“Este siglo estará determinado por lo que logremos hacer para asegurar que las mujeres disfruten de los mismos derechos y oportunidades que los hombres. Ningún objetivo de desarrollo será posible si no lleva aparejado un compromiso innegociable con la igualdad de género.” – Rebeca Grynspan, Ibero-American Secretary General
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The UN Charter
The Charter of the United Nations was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization, and came into force on 24 October 1945. The full text is available here.