On Twitter, MINREX urged for building a better, equitable and sustainable world, in line with the ideals ratified on this day and alluding to non-violence and ceasefire.
According to the UN General Assembly (UNGA), attaining true peace involves many more actions than just the laying down of arms and the building of societies.
UNGA´s official website also refers, among global initiatives, to the establishment of scenarios where people are treated equally, regardless of race.
UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres said: “Racism poisons institutions, social structures and daily life. It is a key factor in persistent inequality. It destabilizes societies, undermines democracies, erodes the legitimacy of governments (…).”