Ten Principles of Bandung

Ten Principles of Bandung This posts states 10 principles of Bandung which were scripted at Asia-Africa Conference in Bandung Indonesia in 1955, also considered as origin of Non Aligned Movement.


  • Respect of fundamental human rights and of the objectives and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.
  • Respect of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all nations.
  • Recognition of the equality among all races and of the equality among all nations, both large and small.
  • Non-intervention or non-interference into the internal affairs of another country.
  • Respect of the right of every nation to defend itself, either individually or collectively, in conformity with the Charter of the United Nations.
  • Two sub-principles
    • Non-use of collective defense pacts to benefit the specific interests of any of the great powers.
    • Non-use of pressures by any country against other countries.
  • Refraining from carrying out or threatening to carry out aggression, or from using force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any country.
  • Peaceful solution of all international conflicts in conformity with the Charter of the United Nations.
  • Promotion of mutual interests and of cooperation.
  • Respect of justice and of international obligations.
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