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GENEVA, Switzerland, 1 January 2017 (United Nations) On his first day at the helm of the United Nations, new Secretary-General António Guterres today pledged to make 2017 a year for peace.
“On this New Year's Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year's resolution: Let us resolve to put peace first,” said Mr. Guterres in an appeal for peace.