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To properly reflect the changes of the world and of the UN, with its growing number of member states, we would like to see an…
The developing countries must be able to take a more active part in trade negotiations, through technical assistance and support from the developed countries.
That was for instance the case in Mocambique a couple of years ago, during the flooding catastrophe. Instead of co-ordinating assistance properly, to much time…
States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and…
One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods – that is, goods or conditions we need that…
In a case like Iraq the UN has again shown what important role it plays as the guarantor for protecting international peace and stability in…
The world is richer than ever, and the gaps between rich and poor are wider.
We need new partnerships for peace and security.
The most important issue we have to deal with is freedom of movement.
Poverty does not make people terrorists, but terrorists can exploit the frustration it creates and use it as a breeding-ground for violent ideas.
The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international…
The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold…
This is not bad, but the pace of globalisation has surpassed the capacity of the system to adjust to new realities of a more interdependent…
Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.
We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of…
We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states, to uphold the credibility…
Firstly, economic globalisation has brought prosperity and development to many countries, but also financial crises to Asia, Latin America and Russia, and increasing poverty and…
We must focus much more on developing countries’ own policies and priorities, and increase policy and operational coherence between national, regional and multilateral actors.
Developed countries and advanced developing countries must open their markets for products from the developing world, and support in developing their export and import capacity.
Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security.
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