University Security Council


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_Permanent mission of the French Republic to the United Nations Security Council - Maintenance of International Peace and Security - Development and Root Causes of Conflict _

Governance is essential for preventing conflict and fostering development. It is the duty of a state to prevent the outbreak of hostilities within their territory and look to establish inclusive institutions that uphold the rule of law during times of unrest. Countries at war had seen the poorest results in achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This spurred the inclusion of Goal 16 in the Sustainable Development Goals, which explicitly notes that the absence of development endangers peace and security...