Photos: African leaders address Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

Over a dozen African leaders joined their peers from across the world for a major event at the ongoing 73rd United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The Nelson Mandela Peace Summit was the second big Mandela event at the UNGA after a life-size statue of the former leader was unveiled at the premises by South African president and the UN secretary general Antonio Guterres.

In UNGA resolution 72/243, adopted on 22 December 2017, UN Member States decided to hold a high-level plenary meeting on global peace in honor of the centenary of the birth of Nelson…

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