Q. The overall well-being of humanity has improved tremendously over the past 70+ years thanks to the multilateral system in place. This system finds itself under pressure today, but I am an optimist.

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The overall well-being of humanity has improved tremendously over the past 70+ years thanks to the multilateral system in place. This system finds itself under pressure today, but I am an optimist.

Mr. Michael Møller, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.  Comment made during the panel discussion "The Evolution of Multilateralism, from the League of Nations to the UN," Palais des Nations, Geneva, 24 April 2019.

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