United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres plans to instil new life into the United Nations by making prevention of wars and armed conflicts the hallmark of his administration. This is laudable! After all, in 1945, the United Nations was created for this very purpose: to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war. Though geopolitical circumstances have changed considerably since then, the aim of preventing wars and other forms of armed conflicts is still as vital today as it was over 70 years ago. The only question is, how to achieve this?