Panel Discussion: “Determined to Save Succeeding Generations from Scourge of War”
A briefing was held at UN Headquarters for representatives non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on the theme, “Determined to Save Succeeding Generations from the Scourge of War”. Organized by the Department of Public Information in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN, the event brought together a diverse high-level panel to discuss how far humanity has advanced in limiting the scourge of war, particularly since the signing of the UN Charter.
A view of the panellists. From left: Ralph Zacklin, former UN Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs; Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Chair, Nobel Women’s Initiative; Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, who moderated the event; Nounou Booto Meeti, Programme Manager, Centre for Peace, Security and Armed Violence Prevention; and Paul Seger, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN.