The West Should Work Hard to Strengthen the UN Family of Institutions Instead of Trying To Weaken Them

Kishore Mahbubani, distinguished fellow at the Asia Research Institute of National University of Singapore and former Singaporean Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), delivered a speech at the Yellow River Basin Youth Economic Forum, a main part of the Global Youth Conference 2022 held in Jinan, Shandong Province, on May 13. He opined that facing numerous global challenges, the world needs greater global cooperation. He also called for a stronger role of the UN and other international organizations in global governance.

The following is the full text of his speech:

Kishore Mahbubani: The West Should Work Hard to Strengthen the UN Family of Institutions Instead of Trying To Weaken Them

Next Month’s Summit Of The Americas Is Shaping Up To Show How Isolated The US Has Become

By continuing to become an increasingly independent pole of influence amidst the global systemic transition to multipolarity, the Latin American countries literally contribute to changing the world for the better. They show how isolated the US is from the Global South, which discredits its propagandistic innuendo to have returned to its former superpower status in recent months.

Next Month’s Summit Of The Americas Is Shaping Up To Show How Isolated The US Has Become

H/T: CHICAGO ALBA SOLIDARITY

Russia, Finland Treaty- Arctic Maneuvering

Oh it does exist. It may be updated but it exists.

In 1948 The Finno- Soviet Treaty was signed

The text is here

Considering Finland’s desire to remain outside the conflicting interests of the Great Powers; and Expressing their firm endeavour to collaborate towards the maintenance of international peace and security in accordance with the aims and principles of the United Nations Organization:

Russia, Finland Treaty- Arctic Maneuvering

Previously:

Alaska: U.S. revamps army for Arctic war with Russia, China

Doumbouya orders Foreign Mining companies to process bauxite in Guinea, sets May as deadline

Doumbouya orders Foreign Mining companies to process bauxite in Guinea, sets May as deadline

“Despite the mining boom in the bauxite sector, we have to admit that the expected revenues are below expectations, and you and we cannot continue this game of fools that perpetuates great inequality in our relations” Doumbouya said.

The issue of countries earning less from their resources cuts across Africa. In some cases, the nation earns less than 40% of its own resources whilst the multinationals walk away with the big cuts. Do you think all other African countries should emulate this approach?