The Summit that Revitalised the Non-Aligned Movement

Martin Khor

The Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, held last week in Tehran, was held in high spirits, with leaders calling for a new multi-polar world with developing countries having their proper say in decision-making

The Summit of the Non Aligned Movement concluded in Tehran on 31 August in high spirits with the political leaders adopting several declarations and action plans, and many of them calling for a revival of the importance of NAM, especially to protect the countries from foreign intervention and to build a new multi-polar world.

The Summit was already notable for the presence about 25 Presidents and Prime Ministers, and the Vice Presidents, Ministers and other senior officials of another 95 member states, and representatives of 16 observer and guest countries.

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