Tag: Reform

South Africa to push for reform of UN security council

PRETORIA - South Africa will push for reform of the United Nations Security Council during a two-year stint as a rotating member of the group, a government minister said on Wednesday. "We will attempt to persuade and convince the permanent five of the need for the early conclusion of the reform process," Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana Mashabane told reporters in Pretoria.
"The power configuration is not in favour of the non-permanent members and

China needs ‘sound’ world economy for forex reform

SEOUL: Chinese President Hu Jintao told US President Barack Obama Thursday that Beijing has an "unswerving" resolve to pursue currency reform, but needs a sound world economy to do it, an official said.
"President Hu also stressed that China's resolve to push forward foreign exchange reform is unswerving," foreign ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said after Hu and Obama met just prior to the start of a G20 summit in South Korean capital, Seoul.
"The reform will need a very sound