This report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/243, in which the Assembly called upon the Secretary-General to submit to it, at its seventy-fourth session, a report on the state of global peace and security in line with the central mandates contained in the Charter of the United Nations. The report highlights the evolving nature of armed conflict and violence and examines the seven major trends related to global peace and security today.

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THE STATE OF GLOBAL PEACE and SECURITY In Line with the Central Mandates Contained in the Charter of the United Nations
United Nations Secretary-General
January, 2021