At the 16th Summit, the Heads of State or Government of the Non-Aligned Movement issued the Tehran Declaration and committed to such concrete actions, which member countries must abide to, particularly the forging of a system of joint global governance that is fair, inclusive, transparent and effective, and which addresses the present challenges and risks arising from threats to global security, environmental hazards, climate change, migration, contagious diseases, and extreme poverty.
Similarly, they called for the revitalization of the UN General Assembly and the reforming of its Security Council in order to reflect the realities of today’s world. They also demanded the recognition and respect for diversity in a global society, therefore, they agreed to oppose the attempts to impose values to other members of the international community.
Regarding the case of Palestine, the Non-Aligned Movement demanded the the end of the occupation, crimes and violations committed by Israel , the occupying power in Palestinian territory, as well as the respect for the inalienable right of the Palestinian people to its self-determination and the establishment of their independent State.
As for the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the Movement sought to adopt a convention on the complete nuclear disarmament, and requested the non-restriction of the right of States to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
Other issues in which there were specific agreements among NAM member countries are the rejection, through concrete policies, to all forms and expressions of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, islamophobia or any other related intolerance, including new forms of slavery or human trafficking; the special care to the rights of young people and women; The refraining from admitting, adopting or implementing extra-territorial or unilateral coercive measures or laws that seek to exert pressure on members of the Non-Aligned Movement; and the strong condemnation of any act of terrorism in all its forms and expressions.