Monday, June 25, 2018

Equatorial Guinea Reiterates Commitment to Protection of Peace

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, through its Secretary of State for National Security, Eduardo Minang Enzema Abeme, reiterated its commitment to the protection of peace both nationally and internationally at the second summit of the Police Chiefs at the United Nations (UN) Security Council.

Equatorial Guinea highlighted its commitment to meet the joint obligations of the UN to protect the population and promote peace and security abroad.

The meeting included the Police Chiefs of all UN member states, as well as international experts and security officials.

Equatorial Guinea has ratified numerous international conventions regarding human rights, and is active at the United Nations (UN) as a non-permanent member of the Security Council, where it strongly advocates for peace and security throughout the world. Equatorial Guinea at the UN has urged its fellow UN member states to prohibit the sale of arms to mercenaries and other organizations who are considered human rights violators.

Equatorial Guinea at the UN has also focused on negotiations and dialogues for the peaceful resolution of armed conflicts; negotiations and dialogues on the reform of the Security Council; active participation in strategies to combat terrorism, illegal human trafficking, drug trafficking, organized and cross-border crime, endemic diseases and pandemics, extremism, xenophobia, racial discrimination and corruption; active defense of human rights; active participation in mitigating catastrophic effects of climate change; and active participation in the execution of the UN 2030 and African Union 2063 agendas, in parallel with their own Horizon 2020 national program.