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Honouring victims of World War II, Ban reaffirms UN's founding goals to ensure peace and dignity for all



Seventy years ago, in 1945, from the ashes of one of humanity's darkest moments, the United Nations was founded to lead the world “out of horror and into peace,” declared Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today at a tree planting and ceremony to remember the countless victims who lost their lives in the Second World War.




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