Мексика и реформа Совета Безопасности ООН: традиции, преемственность и перспективы
Mexico is one of the most influential regional powers, whose authority is unshakable in Central America and the Caribbean. Active and visible was the participation of this state in the development of the United Nations and the UN Security Council, as a system of balance of political weight of the great powers. In this article, the author proves that traditions and continuity, which always have priority in the foreign policy of Mexico, ensure the stability of its activity within the UN. The significance of this study is due to the analysis of scientific works of foreign scientists devoted to the study of certain problems, various aspects of Mexico’s participation in the UN system. The author describes Mexico’s membership in the UN Security Council and the main results achieved during the period of its activity in this political body. Further, I considered the current position of Mexico on the modernization of the UN Security Council, which includes a number of issues. The conflicts in Kosovo, Iraq and the war in Syria demonstrate that Mexico has consistently defended its position on the absolute protection of the principles of non-intervention and transparency. The permanence of the position taken and the respect for international law can be seen in a number of areas of Mexico’s participation in the work of the United Nations, thus confirming that the country will not be subject to immediate interests in any changes in the political environment.