On 20 July, Secretary-General António Guterres presented to Member States his Policy Brief on A New Agenda for Peace, which outlines his vision for multilateral efforts for peace and security, based on international law, for a world in transition. It outlines an extensive and ambitious set of recommendations that recognize the inter-linked nature of many of the challenges we face. 

A New Agenda for Peace is framed around the core principles of trust, solidarity, and universality that are foundations of the Charter and of a stable world. It presents twelve concrete sets of proposals for action, in five priority areas.

To achieve more effective multilateral action for peace, the following recommendations are presented for the consideration of Member States.