The Importance Of World Peace In The World

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Undeniably, the world peace is a prerequisite for overall development. In the peacebuilding process take part individuals, non-governmental organizations, governments, international institutions, etc. In reality, the question arises in which kind of building peace individual can participate if the modern world is faced with poverty and infectious diseases, which are the primary questions of life of every inhabitant of the planet. The above-mentioned claim is best illustrated by the following facts: - 868 million people worldwide are chronically undernourished (FAO 2012) - 2 billion people lack access to essential medicines, - 738 million people do not have safe drinking water (MDG Report 2012) - 1.6 billion people do not have adequate…show more content…
In order to be active in the establishment of peace in the world, the European Union is currently realizing six peacekeeping operations in which it engaged 2,535 persons. At the very least, it is interesting that of these six, only one of the EU operations (EUFOR - "Althea") is realized on European soil, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition to peacekeeping, the European Union also implemented 13 civilian operations in which it engaged 2,501 people. Of the 13 civilian operations, only three (Ukraine, Georgia, and Kosovo and Metohija) are carried out on the soil of Europe, and the rest on the non-European territories populated mainly by the Muslim…show more content…
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), through missions, offices, centers and coordinators is currently present in 15 European countries in order to reduce tensions and prevent conflicts. At first glance, one might say that international organizations and member states of these organizations make the effort to maintain peace in the world, but is that really so? We will take into consideration only one example. Since the beginning of the so-called Arab Spring, and especially since the beginning of the civil war in Syria, Europe is gripped by the largest migrant crisis in the recent history of the world. The question is why the most powerful organizations and countries of the world did not predict and mitigate the migrant crisis during which, only in 2015, more than one million people from the Middle East and North Africa took to Europe. Among them, the most people are from Syria, followed by citizens of Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Somalia, Nigeria and Sudan. In fact, it is less known that 12 percent of migrants are pregnant
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