University General Assembly 1


Rachel Hendzel
United States

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Rachel Hendzel WIMUN 2017 Country: Norway 1/14/17 Country Position Paper

It has become a worldwide consensus to promote adherence to the rule of law and protection of human rights. At the 2005 World Summit, UN Member States gave immense political support for strengthening the rule of law worldwide. At the 2006 World Summit, Lichtenstein and Mexico stepped forward, further pushing for universal cooperation. In countries with traditional or informal justice systems, as well as post-conflict countries, strengthening the rule of law and adherence to such values can be a difficult task. There are various UN resolutions which have been stepping stones in the pr...