Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)

Mouvement des pays non alignés
Movimiento de Paises No Alineados (MNOAL)

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Founded

1961 Belgrade Yugoslavia

History

1961, Belgrade (Yugoslavia). Sometimes referred to as Movement of Non-Aligned Countries.

Aims

Reaffirm and attach special importance to the following principles: right of the peoples who are not yet free to freedom, self-determination and independence; respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states; the right of all states to equality and active participation in international affairs; the right of all sovereign nations to determine in full freedom the path of their internal political, economic, social and cultural development; the right of all peoples to the benefits of economic development and the fruits of the scientific and technological revolution; refraining from the threat or use of force; the principle of peaceful settlement of disputes. 'Basic aims of non-alignment': the pursuit of world peace and peaceful coexistence by strengthening the role of non-aligned countries within the United Nations so that it will be a more effective obstacle against all forms of aggressive action and the threat of the use of force against the freedom, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of any country; the fight against colonialism and racism which are a negation of human equality and dignity; the settlement of disputes by peaceful means; the ending of the arms race followed by universal disarmament; opposition to Great Power military bases and other foreign troops on the soil of other nations in the context of Great Power conflicts and colonial and racist suppression; the universality of and the stating of strengthening of the efficacy of the United Nations; the struggle for economic and mutual cooperation on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.

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Structure

Highest Authority is S-XS0033 - Conference of Heads of State or Government of Non-Aligned Countries. Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement (Colombia for 1995-1998) is assisted by: Advisory Council; team of economic experts; Ambassadors-at-Large (4) for 4 regions (Africa, America, Europe, Asia and Middle East); Office of the Executive Assistant to the NAM Chairman; Technical Committee attached to the latter Office.

Ministerial conferences:

"Working Mechanism" consisting of:

The Bureau coordinates joint activities aimed at implementing decisions and programmes adopted at Summit Conferences, Ministerial Conferences and other gatherings;

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XK0563

Last News

2018

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