NAM supports International Rule of Law at UN

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is made up of 120 developing countries and aims to represent the political, economic and cultural interests of the developing world. The NAM traces its origins to a meeting in 1955 of 29 Asian and African countries at which heads of state discussed common concerns, including colonialism and the influence of the West.
The first summit of NAM heads of state took place in the Yugoslav capital Belgrade in 1961 at the instigation of Yugoslav President Tito. Twenty-five countries were represented and the threat of war between the US and the Soviet Union dominated the summit.
The NAM aimed to protect the right of nations to “independent judgment” and to counter imperialism. The movement is also committed to restructuring the world economic order. The Non-Aligned Movement represents nearly two out of three members of the United Nations; contribute four out of five United Nations peacekeepers.
NAM has always maintained its opinion and strategic importance in international community like the UN. NAM has always highlighted the importance of cooperation among States to strengthen the rule of law at every United Nations meet.
The international rule of law demands the member states to bind and follow uniform laws to maintain Co-operation on an international level. For decades, the NAM has affirmed the primary importance of human rights. All States must respect the wider body of international law, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and human rights treaties.
International humanitarian law safeguards the protection of innocent civilians in all conflicts. It is a cornerstone of humanity that is more important on global front. The organization supports and suggests holding accountable all those responsible for serious breaches of international humanitarian and human rights law.
The Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court that had been widely ratified to ensure this accountability. Upholding the rule of law at the international level is the collective responsibility of Member States, and that it should be a priority particularly now when various conflicts are unfolding across the world.
The United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement have enjoyed a history of close ties over the past fifty years. The relationship has been based on joint defence of common principles, and joint pursuit of common goals. The participation of NAM countries was critical in all aspects moving forward, not just regarding the rule of law but also in the shaping of the post-2015 development agenda.
The primary of objectives of the non-aligned countries focused on the support of self-determination, national independence and the sovereignty and territorial integrity of States; opposition to apartheid; non-adherence to multilateral military pacts and the independence of non-aligned countries from great power or block influences and rivalries; the struggle against imperialism in all its forms and manifestations; the struggle against colonialism, neocolonialism, racism, foreign occupation and domination; disarmament; non-interference into the internal affairs of States and peaceful coexistence among all nations; rejection of the use or threat of use of force in international relations; the strengthening of the United Nations; the democratization of international relations; socioeconomic development and the restructuring of the international economic system; as well as international cooperation on an equal footing.
In order to maintain world peace and pace of development international authorities have to adhere to a common law binding all countries all over the globe. UN and NAM have maintained a dire speculation to benefit human beings and take steps to avoid unjust decisions on behalf of any nation. NAM has always taken liberty to criticize wrong decisions of UN or informal of any specific nation and condemned such acts time and again.
The organization has not only maintained its role different from different power blocs and contributed initiate well incorporated policies for the world. Since its inception, the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries has waged a ceaseless battle to ensure that peoples being oppressed by foreign occupation and domination can exercise their inalienable right to self-determination and independence.
The rule of law at the international level is indispensible for global peace as well as the full achievement of economic and social development, particularly in developing countries.

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