Sixty-nine years ago when the UN charter came in to force on October 24, 1945 a new voice echoed in the world, “We the peoples of the United Nations, determined:
- to save the succeeding generations from the scourge of war and sufferings;
- to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of all persons- men and women of all Nations, large and small;
- to promote social progress and better standards of life;
- to practice tolerance and to live together in peace with one another as good neighbors.
The UN is a secular place, but the values it stand for is seen in the core values of all the religions . I see an intersection with Gospel values, our MMS Constitution and the UN charter.
From my experience I can say that there is hardly any topic which is not discussed at the UN, all what we speak …