Following Mandela's Path to Building a Peaceful, Prosperous World

United Nations' Member States have committed to demonstrating "mutual respect, tolerance, understanding and reconciliation in their relations" at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, which coincides with the centenary year of the former statesman's birth.

Secretary-General António Guterres (right), María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (centre right), President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, and Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa (left), President of the Republic of South Africa, unveil the Nelson Mandela Statue gifted to the United Nations by the Republic of South Africa. At far right is Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.

Cyril Ramaphosa (left), President of the Republic of South Africa, shares a laugh with María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (third from right), President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, Secretary-General António Guterres (second from right), and Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, after unveiling the Nelson Mandela Statue gifted to the United Nations by the Republic of South Africa.

Graça Machel (center), member of The Elders and widow of Nelson Mandela, makes remarks during the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the General Assembly on 24 September 2018. Also pictured on the dais (left to right): Secretary-General António Guterres, General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, and USG Catherine Pollard (DGACM).

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