UN Deputy Chief: Prevention "the priority" for sustaining peace
30.08.2017 08:02 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, while speaking within the UN Security Council Open Debate on Peacekeeping Operations, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said measures which prevent conflict should be the priority for all Member States and the UN as they try to build a more peaceful world, UN Radio reports.
As to the report, Mohammed said each UN peacekeeping mission had its own unique political and development needs, and a multi-dimensional approach was needed including prioritizing protection of civilians, the rule of law and human rights.
«Sustaining peace is an inherently inclusive political process that spans development activities, preventive measures, mediation, conflict management and conflict resolution. Implementing the Sustaining Peace Agenda means putting Member States and their populations in the lead, prioritizing political solutions, putting prevention as the priority, and leveraging the UN three pillars human rights, peace and security, and development within a mutually reinforcing way,» she admitted.