United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres statement on announcement of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize award

“Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to peace and a stain on our common humanity. Yet it remains widespread. Congratulations to our UN partners Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad on the Nobel Prize. We will continue to support their courageous efforts.”

— United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday’s announcement that the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to Dr. Denis Mukwege & UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence in armed conflict.

Read the full statement: bit.ly/2pC1G61