Conference on "Peace and International Security

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khemaies Jhinaoui, inaugurated a conference on Wednesday 24 October organized by the Tunisian Society for the United Nations on the theme "Peace and International Security: What role for Tunisia in the perspective of its membership of the Security Council? United Nations, 2020-2021 ". Ahmed Ounaies, President Moncef Al-Ba'ati and the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Tunis, as well as a number of university professors, experts, diplomats and students.

On this occasion, the Minister of Foreign Affairs referred to the complexity of the current international situation and the increasing frequency of conflicts, crises and terrorist threats, stressing that the establishment of stability in the world passed through a complete treatment of all the reasons that undermine regional and international peace and security, given the inability to address In the absence of an international consensus on integrated strategies to address their root causes.

The Minister also stressed the urgent need to find solutions to the current Arab problems and the unprecedented tension that the Arab situation was facing due to the weakness of the common Arab Action System and the absence of advanced regional mechanisms. early warning of preventative conflicts and appropriate opportunities to resolve them. Unlike other blocks, regional assemblies and other regional powers.

The minister stressed our country's accession to the Maghreb Union as a strategic option. He also reviewed the efforts made by Tunisia in the framework of the initiative of the President of the Republic for a comprehensive political solution to the crisis in Libya and the subsequent efforts since the Carthage Declaration with Algeria and Tunisia. Egypt in February 2017 aimed at achieving a comprehensive Libyan reconciliation through a Libyan-Libyan dialogue with the support of the three countries, United Nations.

He reiterated his concern to keep Tunisia out of Axis policy in the face of the crises in the region, to maintain the balance of our relations with all the parties and to respect its obligations, which refuse to interfere in the internal affairs of countries and support the process of political settlement of crises and disputes.
On the African continent, the Foreign Minister referred to the African Union's serious efforts and joint and integrated strategies to bring Africa out of its current situation and to realize the aspirations of its peoples for growth and development. sustainable development in a unified, democratic, fair and respectful of human rights, economically integrated and safe from conflict and civil wars. Effective and influential weight on the international scene.

Tunisia, which has joined the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), also hopes that Africa's development strategy will achieve its objectives in order to advance the continent's security, stability and development efforts.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that Tunisia's accession to the UN Security Council was an opportunity to consolidate its strong return to the international arena and a major challenge that called for concerted national efforts to ensure the country's prestige. and respect for the international scene.

He added that this membership represented a real opportunity to highlight Tunisia's new image, defend its interests and strengthen its position on the international scene. This event will be followed by the 30th session of the Arab Summit to be held in Tunisia in March 2019. It will coincide with the Francophone Summit, to be held in Tunis at the end of 2020.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that Tunisia would seek to be a voice of moderation and wisdom in the Security Council and would strive to come up with innovative and constructive approaches to resolve disputes, assert views and seek consensus . It will also benefit from the important balance achieved for more than six decades by the international community and distinctive features of the principles and principles on which Tunisian foreign policy was based, namely: not to neglect the national sovereignty and the independence of national decision, and respect the rules of mutual respect and non-discrimination. Internal affairs of States, adherence to and adherence to international legality and respect for its decisions and provisions, as well as commitment to peace, promotion of dialogue, negotiation and peaceful means of resolving disputes and disputes; Stability, development, promotion of human rights, international cooperation
Stability, development, promotion of human rights, international cooperation and promotion of just causes.



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