This must be an opportunity to start bridging divides and restoring trust, based on the equal rights and freedoms of every single member of humanity's eight-billion-strong family.
With our bottomless appetite for unchecked and unequal economic growth, humanity has become a weapon of mass extinction. We are treating nature like a toilet.
The total elimination of nuclear weapons remains the highest disarmament priority of the United Nations.
The sooner peace is established, the better - for the sake of Ukraine, Russia, and for the world.
The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war. That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world. It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives.
(as Secretary-General of the United Nations) - March 20201
The world cannot afford another war in the Gulf.
(as Secretary-General of the United Nations) - January 2020