We urge President Bush to abstain from the National Missile Defense, just as we urge China, India and Pakistan to discontinue their nuclear arsenals.
The most important issue we have to deal with is freedom of movement
The important thing is that the EU stick together
face towards the world.
major step forward toward the integration (of Macedonia) into the European Union.
The message to all extreme groups is very clear, we do not accept violence and our support for the (Macedonian) government is very clear.
This has happened because of international pressure, and that is good
I think it is very dangerous if the U.S. is supportive of the Israeli government and of the confrontation Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has tried to use in the latest weeks instead of supporting peace talks
The only way to go forward is to continue the peace talks, and if we deny Arafat and deny the Palestinian Authority we just increase the tensions in the region
It is irresponsible to link these kind of questions.
Poverty does not make people terrorists, but terrorists can exploit the frustration it creates and use it as a breeding-ground for violent ideas.
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.
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.
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.
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.