Secretary-General António Guterres (left) shares a moment of grieving with Ms. Chitete Mwenechanya, who wears around her neck the medal awarded to her late husband, Private Chancy Chitete from Malawi. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The world does not have many true heroes. But the late Private Chancy Chitete, of Malawi was indeed one of them and we unfortunately lost him last year — ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

UN Photo/Manuel Elias Secretary-General António Guterres (left) shares a moment of grieving with Ms. Chitete Mwenechanya, who wears around her neck the medal awarded to her late husband, Private Chancy Chitete from Malawi.

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International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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