FM reviews challenges facing United Nations
Wednesday، 11 May 2016 - 12:05 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that serious challenges and threats to international peace and security worldwide put the United National to the test .
The remarks were made during a roundtable talks organized by the International Peace Institute, kicked off Tuesday, 10/5/2016 to probe means of boosting cooperation and partnership between the UN and AU in the field of peacekeeping .
Shoukry praised an initiative floated by General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft to hold this high-profile discussion under the rubric "In a World of Risks: A New Commitment to Peace ."
The minister urged to exert further efforts to promote peace and security at the regional and international levels .
The top diplomat said that the United Nations should review peacekeeping operations, peace-building structure and the progress made with regard to implement the UN agenda on women .
The three elements are objective framework for the management of the UN peace and security structure from a comprehensive perspective that focuses on integration between the UN mechanisms, Shoukry said .
Shoukry said that the UN organizations should start a real change in their approach towards dealing with international disputes and crises .
Egypt through its membership in the UN Security Council assumes responsibility to raise the banner of troop-contributing countries in this important dialogue .