Relevance of the Non-Aligned Movement in the Contemporary Period

Topics: United Nations, Cold War, Non-Aligned Movement Pages: 21 (6201 words) Published: March 22, 2014


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Argha Goswami (Id No 10)
Naini Swami (Id No 30)
Sudarshan Gupta (Id no 50)

Faculty in Charge:Ms Barsha Kalita

19th October 2013


This is to certify that this Project report for first semester entitled “Relevance of non – aligned movement in the contemporary period”, has been submitted by Miss. Argha Goswami (ID No. 10), Miss. Naini Swami (ID No.30) and Mr. Sudarshan Gupta(ID No. 50) as a part of their B.A., LL.B (Hons.) degree course in this university. The Project Report is their bonafide Research satisfactorily carried out by them under our supervision. This work has not been presented or submitted in any other university or like institution for whatsoever reason.

SIGNATURE DATE: 19th October, 2013

Ms. Barsha Kalita
Assistant Professor of Political Science
NLUJA, Assam


Certified that this project entitled “Relevance of Non - Aligned Movement in Contemporary Period” is a piece of original and bonafide Research undertaken by us. It is further certified that no part of this project has been submitted by us for any else purpose whatsoever.

Place: GuwahatiSignature of the Candidates
Date: 19th October, 2013
Argha Goswami (I.D. No 10)

Naini Swami (I.D. No 30)

Sudarshan Gupta (I.D. No 50)


On the completion of this project report, we would like to place on record our sincere gratitude towards all those people who have been instrumental in its making. We would like to extend our heartiest thanks to Ms Barsha Kalita, Assistant Professor of Political Science as our instructor for providing her valuable guidance on the topic. She assisted us during the time of research on the topic and supervised us for the completion of this project.

Argha Goswami (ID No. 10)

Naini Swami (ID No. 30)

Sudarshan Gupta (ID No. 50)

1st Semester students

B.A., LL.B (Hons.)

NLUJA, Assam

1. Introduction
1.1. Research Problem and Hypothesis
1.2. Literature Review
1.3. Scope and Objective
2. NAM: Genesis
3. NAM Structure and Organisation
`3.1 Coordination
3.2 Coordinating Bureau
3.3 Coordination of the Coordinating Bureau and role of the Chair
3.4 Working Groups, Contact Groups, Task Forces and Committees
3.5 Non-Aligned Security Council Caucus
3.6 Joint Coordinating Committee
3.7 Coordination of Non-Aligned countries in other UN centres
3.8 The Troika
3.9 Group of past, present and future Chairs (Group of Ten)
3.10 Panel of Economists
3.11 Documentation
3.12 Decision making by consensus
4. NAM Conferences
5. Contribution of NAM
7. Conclusion
8. Bibliography

The Non –Aligned Movement (NAM) is one of the major policies in International relation that developed and was adopted by a host of small and middle- sized states of the developing world during the cold war period

The roots of NAM can be traced out from the Belgrade Conference of 1961 in which 25 countries participated.
Five prominent leaders who spearheaded the movement were India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru; Indonesia’s first President Sukarno; Egypt’s second President, Gamal Abdel Nasser; Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah; and Yugoslavia’s Josip Broz Tito.

The NAM has been a major movement in international relations, primarily aiming at changing the existing global structure and creating a more just, equal and peaceful world order.
With the passage of time NAM membership expanded and at present NAM have 120 member countries and 17...
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