Secretary-General, in Observance Message, Urges Long-Term Assistance, Justice for Terrorism Victims, Stressing Survivors’ Voices Must Be Heard

21 Aug

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the high-level event to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, “Not Forgotten:  Stories of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism”, today in New York:

Online Commemoration ‘Not Forgotten’ Shares Terrorism Victims’ Stories, Marks International Day, in Year of Scaled Back Events

18 Aug

The third commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism is taking place in trying times for the international community, with the ongoing consequences of COVID-19 felt around the world.  With the international community focused on the response to the pandemic and many memorials and commemorations cancelled, it is critical to take the time to remember and honour the victims of terrorism.