23rd OSCE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL (Hamburg, 9 December 2016
... Ministers therefore discussed ways to strengthen the OSCE sustainably through the best
use of its broad range of instruments, in particular with regard to early action, conflict
resolution and reconciliation. These efforts must be accompanied by the granting of a firm
international legal status to ...
Chapter One The United Nations - American Model United Nations
... which will allow them to act as a cohesive group. The effectiveness
of any given bloc in exerting its positions in the General Assembly
will often depend upon its ability to form a consensus among its own
members. These acts of compromise form the basis of UN politics,
and often must occur within th ...
GLOBALISATION AND REGIONALISATION IN INTERNATIONAL
... "emphasis on emphasis on fear, insecurity and anarchy".12 Apparently this is reinforced by a bold
power projection by the strategic coalition of the United States and Britain against the so-called
"rogue states"- Iran, Iraq, Libya and North Korea. Through the Unite Nations, the "Anglo-Saxon
GST 201: Peace and Conflict Resolution
... At interpersonal level, you may see two pupils (fighting over a pencil (resource), each
laying claim to the pencil. One of them of course, may decide to let go the pencil
(object of conflict) to the other pupil (party), and this will render the conflict
terminated. Thus, in some cases such a conces ...
Concepts of Security
... problem of global insecurity.
Today, it is widely accepted that poverty, lack of work and a general feeling that there is nothing in this system for me that
fires some of the terrorists ( they believe they are freedom fighters) and those who turn on the State and use violence –
what is it that drive ...
Revised White Paper on South African In International Peace Missions
... Charter, provided that such arrangements or agencies and their
activities are consistent with the purposes and principles of the UN.
The African Union, together with other regional organisations,
continues to play a critical role in supporting the global UN peace and
security mandate. The establishm ...
... ▪ The scheme of collective security established by the Peace of
Westphalia was never put into effect.
▪ Nevertheless, the Peace of Westphalia introduced a Collective Security
system to the international relations and provided the basis of the
League of Nations in 1919.
▪ They clearly confirm that st ...
Government formation talks 2015 Working group guideline 13 May
... In Finland's development policy, the Government will place greater emphasis on strengthening developing
countries' own business activity and tax bases. The Government will take steps to improve effectiveness,
productivity and measurability of development cooperation. In the longer term, the aim is ...
Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in War-Torn Societies
... The ways in which the United Nations, both the Secretariat and specialized organizations
together with regional organizations and international non-governmental organizations, can
improve monitoring, conflict prevention, peacemaking and mediation, development assistance
and aid, and regional integra ...
The Creation of the United Nations
... member. Five members in the Council that are permanent are the United States, the
Russian Federation, the PRC(China), France and the U.K (NPT States). The remaining ten
(non-permanent) are chosen from other countries
Privatization of Natural Resources Background of Topic
... Privatization is the direct shift away from the government provision of goods and
services to the private sector. Between 1997 and 2004 more than 4,000 privatization
operations were carried out in the world, saving governments over one billion US dollars.
Western Europe emerges as the most important ...
Remarks at the presentation of an International Peace Award to His
... concerted action that restored the peace between those two
countries, thereby helping bring to an end one of the Middle
East's bloodiest conflicts.
He insisted that Oman, alone among Arab countries other
than Sudan and Somalia, not break diplomatic relations with
Egypt in the aftermath of the Camp D ...
briefing for the nato international school in azerbaijan baku, 11 july
... • 1990 London Declaration- commitment to
enduring peace in Europe
• 1991: North Atlantic Cooperation Council- an
emerging institutional relationship
• 1994 Brussels summit: the Partnership for Peace
(PfP): first steps beyond dialogue and
• Today: 28 NATO members + 22 EAPC Partners
56. Toward a Sensible U.S. Policy in the Middle East
... The United States should recognize that its interests would be best
served by reconsidering its Cold War–era strategy in the Middle East.
Crafting long-term alliances with the ‘‘friendly’’ regimes there and elsewhere in the world, without regard to the long-term cost and while turning
a blind eye to ...
Domestic and Foreign Policy Worksheet
... federal education policy was the No Child Left Behind Act, which changed education standards and
created new tests to measure student achievement.
Task: What are some domestic policy issues?
WATER COOPERATION – SLIDE NOTES “The role of science and
... to do so. At a later stage, the two circles may be together or separately widened to include other
countries in the Middle East. In this process, a beginning to construct building blocks of peace and hope
can be made without delay.
This approach is based on the hypothesis that water and environment ...
International Conflicts over Environment: Scientist`s Roles and
... interesting in our present context.
Global warming induced by greenhouse gases
emitted by human activities seems just now to be
emerging from the realm of hypotheticality. It could
cause conflicts in at least two ways. Erratic,
unfavorable weather and climate could raise
pressures fo ...
State of Peace Conference: Governance During Conflict 25
... highlighted the vulnerability of the Ukrainian state to external destabilization due to its
failure to reform and establish effective mechanisms of governance. In this sense, the
Ukraine crisis has shown the importance of the internal workings for a lasting stability and
development of states. Many ...
Founding Father`s Comments on Free Trade
... to be given in exchange for restrictions and vexations; nor are they likely to produce a
relaxation of them”.
Washington also advocated that the nation remain as self-sufficient as possible to ensure
its independence. In his first annual message (January, 1790) he stated a "free people
ought not onl ...
Ms. Simona Miculescu, the Representative of the Secretary
... in global peacekeeping efforts, and recall its parent nation
Yugoslavia - one of the original signatories of the 26 June 1945
declaration of the UN Charter in San Francisco to prevent the
‘scourge of war’ and for people to live side by side in peace.
The Secretary General, who I represent, has empow ...
... Even though United States is one of the permanent members in the Security Council, it is
obvious that double standard can be seen through its voting on the issues. United States vetoed
Climate change and its possible security implications: Briefing on
... • Humanitarian crises increase: food aid, disaster relief
may need strengthening
• Climate migrants: political refugee regime established
after WWII not well suited to this new challenge
• Statelessness: multilateral agreements providing where,
and on what legal basis, affected populations would be
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