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By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 international peace and stability.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 and resources was spent on fighting about the same helicopters and local guides.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

The developing countries must be able to take a more active part in trade negotiations, through technical assistance and support from the developed countries.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods - that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

The world has got more democracies than ever, and human rights are high on almost every country's agenda. Still, corruption and oppression are far too common threats to the democratic society. And we have seen a dramatic increase, the last 10-15 years, of ethnical conflicts and humanitarian crises with human rights violations as important elements., but also more of corruption. Human rights are praised more than ever - and violated as much as ever.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Lindh

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Lindh

Globalisation has made us more vulnerable. It creates a world without borders, and makes us painfully aware of the limitations of our present instruments, and of politics, to meet its challenges.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

We urge President Bush to abstain from the National Missile Defense, just as we urge China, India and Pakistan to discontinue their nuclear arsenals.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

Still, corruption and oppression are far too common threats to the democratic society.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

The most important issue we have to deal with is freedom of movement.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

The world is richer than ever, and the gaps between rich and poor are wider.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

The globalisation of information makes people aware of what they have - and have not. Problems and oppression are impossible to hide, and the new and powerful tools of information provide us with more opportunities than ever to react and act.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Lindh

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 marginalisation.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

Poverty does not make people terrorists, but terrorists can exploit the frustration it creates and use it as a breeding-ground for violent ideas.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anna Lindh

Regional exchange can be a source of growth and development, and of enhancing good governance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Lindh

Globalisation makes it clear that social responsibility is required not only of governments, but of companies and individuals. All sources must interact in order to reach the MDGs.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

The WTO has one of the most impressive records in global economic governance, by promoting trade liberalisation and economic development.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 global political structure.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anna Lindh

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 enlargement of the SC that gives room for new members, not least developing countries.