The success of peace in Sierra Leone could be jeopardized by regional instability, President Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah told the United Nations General Assembly today as it moved into the last day of its annual high-level debate among world leaders.
The just-concluded high-level debate of the General Assembly was a "rich and powerful" exercise which will guide the United Nations body over the course of the current session, its President, Jan Kavan of the Czech Republic, said today.
As the United Nations General Assembly continued its high-level debate this afternoon, foreign ministers from several countries described different manifestations of terrorism and voiced their strong commitment to combating the menace.
The international fight against terrorism won ringing support from ministers addressing the General Assembly this morning, but several cautioned that other factors must be taken into account while combating the scourge.
For Africa to realize its development objectives the international community must implement the decisions of recent United Nations conferences, President Festus G. Mogae of Botswana told the UN General Assembly today as it concluded its fifth day of high-level debate.
Addressing the United Nations General Assembly this morning, Nigerian President Olesegun Obasanjo advocated the adoption of international treaties to fight the proliferation of illicit arms and the problem of corruption.
As the General Assembly continued its high-level debate this afternoon, speakers from across the world highlighted emerging threats to international peace and security, and stressed the need for a resolute global response formulated through the United Nations.