The UN Security Council on Wednesday finally backed UN chief Antonio Guterres’ March 23 call for a global truce amid the coronavirus pandemic, adopting a resolution after months of talks to win a compromise between the United States and China.
South Africa will soon have a chance to use its UN Security Council seat to show that when it comes to Syria, it is fulfilling Nelson Mandela’s hope that “human rights will be the light that guides our foreign policy,” write Dewa Mavhinga and Louis Charbonneau.
International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor says South Africa did a sterling job heading up the United Nations Security Council this past month
The Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that urges United Nations member states to commit to implementing the Women, Peace and Security agenda by ensuring and promoting the full, equal and meaningful participation of women.
Minister of International Relations Naledi Pandor says partnerships in pursuit of peace and security in Africa can only succeed provided all partners complement each other while working towards a common objective.