- The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, visited the National University of Lviv in Ukraine.
- Guterre said he was “delighted” to visit the university.
- The institution has made important contributions to the Charter of the United Nations.
The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, stated that he was “delighted” to visit the National University of Lviv in Ukraine.
“I was delighted to accept the invitation of the director of this faculty of international relations of the very old and very respected [National] the University of Lviv,” Guterres told media at the event on Thursday.
Today, many people think that only governments matter but on the contrary, more and more the contribution of civil society and the contribution of academia are essential in the development of modern democracies.”
“This school has given very important contributions, namely, to the Charter of the United Nations. One of the members was part of the drafting of the charter and its values were discussed here,” said Guterres.
“Also in research about the Holocaust, and in contributions in relation to several very important aspects of the analysis of violations of human rights and genocide,” he added.
he added further that “That is the reason why, for me as Secretary of the United Nations, it is a very important experience to be able to visit this faculty of Lviv University.”
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