UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law at the National and International Levels at the headquarters of the United Nations, Sept. 24, 2012. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)
UN calls for reaffirmed global commitment to rule of law
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Top UN officials attending a high-level meeting here on Monday called on all countries to reaffirm their commitment to the rule of law in their efforts to resolve conflicts and create lasting peace.
Established in the Charter of the United Nations, the rule of law "gives the international community a basis to cooperate and peacefully resolve conflicts and the means to ensure that there is no relapse of fighting," UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon told the High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law at the National and International Levels. Full story