U Thant (Myanmar) becomes the third Secretary-General of the United Nations

U Thant

The Charter imposes the imperative on all human beings to practice tolerance and to live together in peace with one another as good neighbors. To my mind this is the simplest definition of peaceful coexistence.” U Thant        

Dag Hammarskjöld (Sweden) becomes the second Secretary-General of the United Nations

Dag Hammarskjöld

"The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned." Dag Hammarskjöld



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