The UN support for youth in disarmament affairs has grown over time. Although Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-Moon increased the relevance of disarmament within the UN agenda, the UNSG Antonio Guterres finally achieved consolidating the importance of youth in disarmament affairs and promoted programs to support and widen the youth involvement in the discussion of disarmament. With that, the main aim of the UN has been to promote the education of younger generations in matters related to peace and security, such as disarmament, and with that contribute to the fourth Sustainable Development Goal, which is quality education.
Dossier: 70 jaar Verenigde Naties: Door NL VN’ers belicht
“Commemorating seventy years United Nations: Citizens of the Kingdom of the Netherlands working for the United Nations”
From the elevated aims set out by its founding Charter 70 years ago, to the life-saving work it undertakes today in peace and security, development and human rights, the United Nations is real and critical to the day-to-day lives of many people around the world.