Организация более безопасного мира

Доклады комитетов как правило самые скучные, а доклады комитета ООН – одни из самых скучных. Но недавнее сообщение Высокого Совета Генерального секретаря ООН по проблемам угроз, вызовов и изменений в мире нарушило это правило. Шестнадцать политических лидеров и бывших дипломатов объединили принцип с политическим реализмом, чтобы выработать наиболее всеобъемлющий план перемен с момента создания ООН в 1945 году.

Генеральный секретарь Кофи Аннан должен представить доклад в марте. И тогда его осуществление будет зависеть от правительств.

Большое количество преждевременных комментариев собралось вокруг рекомендаций Совета по увеличению численности состава Совета Безопасности ООН с 15 до 24 членов. Доклад предлагает две альтернативы. Одна из них - добавить шесть новых постоянных членов: Индию, Бразилию, Египет, Южную Африку, Японию и Германию, а так же трех двухлетних членов. Другая альтернатива - создание восьми полу-постоянных членов с возобновляемыми четырехлетними сроками и одного дополнительного члена, выбираемого на двухлетний срок.

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