Friday, October 5, 2018

Equatorial Guinea Remains Committed to Non-Proliferation

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, through its Third Deputy Representative to the United Nations (UN), remained committed to the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction at a meeting of the UN Security Council.

Equatorial Guinea called on all UN member states to fight against terrorism and terrorist acts by Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.

Equatorial Guinea highlighted its concern regarding the growth and evolution of terrorist groups around the world, especially in Africa, and called for the Security Council to continue investment in the implementation of international safety resolutions. 

Equatorial Guinea has ratified numerous international conventions regarding economic development and 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.