18 May, 2007
Greece assumes the 10th Chairmanship of the Human Security Network following Slovenia, whose chairmanship ends today with the 9th Ministerial Meeting of the 14 countries comprising the Network. Greece will be represented at the Ljubljana Meeting (17-18/05/07) by Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. E. Stylianidis. The Greek Presidency will end with the Ministerial Meeting to be held in May 2008 in Greece.
The HSN promotes the safeguarding of human security and, in particular, respect for international human rights law in armed conflicts. At the same time, it places particular emphasis on the relationship between democratization and regional development as means for preventing conflicts and ensuring security and respect for human rights around the world.