News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. April 15, 2014: United Nations Messenger of Peace and top Hollywood actor, Michael Douglas, today released his book, ‘Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!,’ at UN Headquarters in New York.
Written for high school and early-college students, ‘Action for Disarmament,’ offers practical steps to help young people mobilize, act and promote the UN’s disarmament ideals throughout their schools, communities and beyond.
“This book is a call to action, to create a world where people of goodwill and instruments of peace prevail over weapons of war,” said Douglas, an Academy Award winning actor and producer, who launched the book at UN Headquarters in New York alongside High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane, and the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi.
Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do! helps teenagers and young adults to promote international peace and security by enabling them to enlighten the public on the importance of disarmament, Douglas said, adding: “This book is a tool for youth to get into action and become agents of social change.”