Rather, I would like to focus on the efforts that two groups I have been associated with in recent years have been making to develop new knowledge needed to understand and deal better with the challenges of preventive diplomacy
. These are the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, which finished an intensive three-year effort to address these problems, and the less well-known Committee on International Conflict Resolution, a committee of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, which I helped to start and for which I serve as chairperson.
Southeast Asian foreign ministers said Friday the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) must shift from mere confidence-building measures (CBMs)to preventive diplomacy
to enable it to cope with rapidly changing political and security situations in the region and ensure its relevance.
Yet, despite all the research, no studies had been done on the possible impact of the media on preventive diplomacy
. Can the media have an impact on preventive diplomacy
" emulates public-health strategies.
UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali's "Agenda for Peace" was an attempt to reassess the role of the United Nations in this new world of disorder and to propose a new agenda placing greater emphasis on preventive diplomacy
. A primary reason for this shift has been the recognition that preventing violent conflict is much more cost-effective and entails fewer risks for all concerned than trying to halt violence once it has developed into full-scale war.
The heads and representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection, State Committee of Water Management of Turkmenistan, UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy
for Central Asia, UN Representative Office in Turkmenistan, including the sector agencies of the UN, the representatives of the international and regional organizations working in the field of environment protection and water management, as well as the high-ranking representatives, experts of water industry organizations of the Central Asia and heads of the diplomatic missions accredited in Turkmenistan attended the meeting.
The headquarters of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy
for Central Asia (UNRCCA) is located in Ashgabat.
The experience of ten years of work of the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy
for Central Asia is has been summarized; its importance for maintaining peace and security at the regional and global levels is confirmed by the relevant resolution of the UN General Assembly.
He added in a message to the event that his high-level advisory board on mediation was working to prop "preventive diplomacy
and early action".
Hisham Aljundi Doha Qatar is proposing to hold a global conference on preventive diplomacy
to achieve peace, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs HE Sultan bin Saad al Muraikhi has said.
Ramesh Mathew Qatar has called for a global conference on preventive diplomacy
and expressed willingness to host the event to sort out contentious issues and usher in permanent peace and stability across the region.