Resilience and hope are the two magical words that form Sierra Leone’s agenda as it joins the League of Nations at the United Nations Security Council for a second time after 52 years.
Algeria, Guyana, the Republic of Korea, and Slovenia are joining the body for maintaining international peace and security, for two years.
The Security Council is composed of 15 countries, five of which – China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States are permanent members, granting them the right to veto any resolution or decision.
But Sierra Leone, a non-permanent member of the council with a recent memory of civil war, intends to solve the world crisis by offering realistic solutions.
David J. Francis is the Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister.