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Director-General Attends Exhibit on “Aland Islands Solution”

Director-General Attends Exhibit on “Aland Islands Solution”

21 June 2011

The Director-General attended an exhibit on “The Aland Islands Solution – a precedent for successful international disputes settlement” where he reaffirmed the commitment of the United Nations to the peaceful resolution of conflict. He also highlighted the Aland Islands example as showing that even the most difficult territorial issues may find acceptable solutions provided that political will is expressed by the parties concerned with due respect to the fundamental role of major international organizations.