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Shared ‘grief and anxiety’ a powerful unifying factor in COVID fight

The General Assembly on Tuesday held a High-level Forum on the Culture of Peace, focused on building resilience and a fair recovery against the continued ravages of COVID-19.

Opening the event, the President of the General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, said “the global pandemic has arguably brought humanity closer together.”

Peace is much more than the absence of conflict. It is a conscious effort by each of us to talk, listen and engage. Peace is a deliberate effort that speaks to the core of our societies & communities, affecting – and affected by – our values, attitudes, traditions & behaviours. More