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FM Žbogar Addresses UN Security Council


New York, 11. February 2011 - Minister Žbogar attended open debate of the UN Security Council titled Maintenance of International Peace and Security: The Interdependence Between Security and Development. In his speech minister stressed the importance of conflict prevention, and emphasized different aspects of interdependence between Security and Development: “We have come to realize that in today's globalized world, distance has lost its meaning – a country may be situated on the other side of the globe, but its problems affect us all. We know that there can be no peace or security without sustainable development, and, at the same time, there can be no sustainable development without peace and security.”

Read more: Statement of Minister Žbogar in the UNSC