G8 Kananaskis Summit: Chair's Summary

Sectors : Peace-building and peacekeeping, Small and Light Weapons
Organisation : G8
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Commitments in: Peace and security - Peace-building and peacekeeping

“ We are committed to sustained and comprehensive actions to deny support or sanctuary to terrorists, to bring terrorists to justice, and to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks."

• We agreed on a set of six non-proliferation Principles aimed at preventing terrorists – or those who harbour them – from acquiring or developing nuclear, chemical, radiological and biological weapons; missiles; and related materials, equipment or technologies...

...• We launched a new G8 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass
Destruction, under which we will undertake cooperative projects on the basis of agreed guidelines. We committed to raise up to US$ 20 billion to support such projects over the next ten years.

• We agreed on a new initiative with clear deadlines - Cooperative G8 Action on Transport Security – to strengthen the security and efficiency of the global transportation system.”


“• We agreed to work with African partners to deliver a joint plan by 2003 for the development of African capability to undertake peace support operations...

...• We stressed our commitment to work for peace in the Middle East, based on our vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side within secure and recognized borders. We agreed on the urgency of reform of Palestinian institutions and its economy, and of free and fair elections...”