|UN Secretary-General António Guterres (photo: VNA)
In a message for International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, observed on 21 August, Guterres said that every dayshould ensure that victims and survivors are always heard and never forgotten. And let us do everything we can to prevent more victims in the future.
"We commit to supporting survivors scarred by heinous acts of terrorism by amplifying their voices, protecting their rights, and seeking justice. By mobilizing member states to provide the legal, medical, psychosocial, or financial support they need to heal and live with dignity," said Mr. Guterres.
The theme of international day focuses on the importance of memories, said Guterres. "Too often victims feel abandoned after the initial shock of a terrorist attack. It is our collective responsibility to remember and honor victims and survivors."