These are not the only conflicts at this time.
It is also restless in Slovenia’s neighborhood – tensions between Serbia and Kosovo escalated again.
There are at least 31 hotbeds of war and conflict around the world. Sometimes it seems that the advocacy for peace is not strong enough.
Sometimes it is more, sometimes it is less successful at that.
Old tensions are escalating, but at the same time we are facing new ones. Many would say that the UN does not justify its existence, which I do not agree with. There will be security risks, there will be crises, but believe me, if the UN did not exist today, humanity would have invented it.Tanja Fajon, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
The minister is convinced that the organization has been a symbol of unity and cooperation for 78 years, and it is a key pillar of international peace.
Unfortunately, it is more difficult to fulfill its mission in a fragmented world.
Therefore, she believes that United Nations need a reform, after which it will be able to solve challenges more easily. Among the challenges are climate change, water scarcity, technological development, and energy instability.
It will have a greater influence on the adoption of important decisions for the international public.
Experts predict that more disinformation will begin to appear in Slovenia.
Points to Consider
- How active is the United Nations these days?
- Do you know any other parts of the UN?
- Are there any laws or rules countries should follow during war?
The original version of this article was published on 24th October.