• This new declaration which emphasizes the necessity of global disarmament is based on the purposes and principles of the United Nations, in particular the prohibition of the threat and use of force, and on the obligation to negotiate disputes in conformity with the UN Charter. It is a strong and positive example for the entire world.

    "CELAC / Zone of Peace: 'A key step to countering the globalization of militarism' – UN Expert". Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights News Item, February 03, 2014.