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G4 nations name for UNSC enlargement; assist one another’s candidature

New York [US], September 22 (ANI): The Foreign Ministers of G4 countries- India, Brazil, Germany and Japan – met on the margins of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and mentioned the reformation of the UN Security Council.

Foreign Minister of Brazil Mauro Vieira, Federal Foreign Minister of Germany Annalena Baerbock, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Yoko Kamikawa, and Ministry of External Affairs, Secretary (West), Sanjay Verma mentioned the state of play of the negotiations for the reforms.

“The Ministers underscored that multilateralism is under significant strain due to multiple and complex crises. Moreover, they concurred that the UN Security Council’s inability to effectively and timely address contemporary global challenges reinforces the urgent need for its comprehensive reform so that it better reflects contemporary geopolitical realities,” the joint assertion learn.

The Ministers reiterated that the enlargement of the UNSC in each everlasting and non-permanent classes of membership is important to make the physique extra consultant, reliable, efficient and environment friendly.

They agreed on the necessity to improve the function and participation of growing nations within the Security Council, each within the everlasting and non-permanent classes of members.

Recognizing the historic injustice with regard to illustration within the Security Council, they underlined the significance of accelerating participation of under-represented and unrepresented teams and areas, reminiscent of Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

“In this context, the G4 Ministers reaffirmed their strong support to the Common African Position (CAP) and emphasized that Africa needs to be represented in both the permanent and non-permanent categories of membership of a reformed and expanded Security Council, in line with the CAP as enshrinedin the Ezulwini Consensus and the Sirte Declaration,” the joint assertion additional said.

The G4 Foreign Ministers additionally voiced robust concern over the persistent absence of significant progress on Security Council reform within the IGN (Intergovernmental Negotiations framework).

“In this context, the Ministers noted the Co-Chair’s proposal for a structured dialogue on individual models proposed by States and Groups and encourage renewed efforts by the PGA and the Co-Chairs to commence text-based negotiations without any further delay in the IGN” the assertion learn.

“They stressed, in doing so, the importance of adhering to the decision-making requirements and working methods laid out in the Charter of the United Nations and the rules and procedures of the General Assembly” it added.

“They reiterated their commitment to address the issue in the upcoming 78th Session of the UNGA and agreed to intensify dialogue with all Member States, with an aim to achieve concrete outcomes within a fixed time frame,” the assertion additional mentioned.

The G4 additionally agreed on the necessity to improve the function and participation of G4 members as main contributing nations to the upkeep of worldwide peace and safety within the Security Council.

The G4 Ministers reiterated their assist for one another’s candidatures as aspiring new everlasting members in a reformed Security Council, which they aimed to realize by an open, clear and democratic course of, in line with the UN Charter.

“The Ministers stressed that the future of international governance structures rest on their capacity to adapt and remain fit for purpose. The longer it takes to reform the UN Security Council, the more its effectiveness will be called into question,” the joint assertion added. (ANI)

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