"In a case like Iraq the UN has again shown what important role it plays as the guarantor for protecting international peace and stability in the global political structure."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Anna Lindh on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Anna Lindh on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Anna Lindh on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Anna Lindh on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Anna Lindh on John Lennon
"States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making."
"Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development."
"The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability."
"One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods - that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security."
"The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community."