Baku, Azerbaijan – Indonesia has rallied support from the members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for the country’s candidature as a Non-Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council for 2019-2020. Indonesian Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, HE A.M. Fachir led the Indonesian delegation at the NAM Ministerial Meeting in Baku on 5-6 April 2018.
He stated, “As a candidate for the United Nations Security Council for 2019-2020, allow me to once again stated Indonesia’s readiness to work together with the members of NAM to become the true partner for world peace”.
The Director for Socio-Cultural Affairs and International Organizations of Developing Countries, Mr. Kamapradipta Isnomo, believes that this Ministerial Meeting is the right forum for Indonesia to gain support for its candidature.
This ministerial meeting is the right forum for Indonesia to rallied support from the members of NAM, as we reflect back on the basic principle of NAM as stipulated on the Dasa Sila Bandung, which is still relevant on the context of the contemporary global security situation,” as explained by Mr. Kamapradipta to CNNIndonesia.com.
NAM was established following the Asia-African Conference in Bandung on 1955, with 120 members and 17 observers.
The member states of NAM represent 55 percents of the world’s population and almost two-third of the UN member states.