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Ambassador Nikki Haley renewed her threat to cut foreign aid for countries that oppose the United States at the United Nations, after a State Department review ... “In 2017, the United States voted against more UN General Assembly resolutions (71 percent) than any other UN member state,” the report says.
General Assembly Concludes High-Level Debate on Sustaining Peace with Consensus Resolution Encouraging Further Action by United Nations, ... Press Release SC/13319), both encouraging action by Member States and the United Nations to implement the “twin” sustaining peace resolutions of 2016.

Peacebuilding and sustaining peace require a more coherent United Nations strategy, as well a 'quantum leap' in funding activities that prevent the outbreak, escalation, continuation and recurrence of ... Today's Council briefing coincided with the UN General Assembly's two-day meeting on the same topic.
The United Nations adopted in 2016 the sustaining peace resolution, which committed to act earlier, faster and better to prevent the suffering that conflict ... The high-level meeting, convened by Lajcak, comes two years after the concurrent resolutions of the UN General Assembly and Security Council that ...
Heads of State will gather in New York on 26 September this year at the United Nations General Assembly first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts in ending ... Read the news release: UN General Assembly adopts modalities resolution for the UN High-Level Meeting on TB, 26 September 2018.
Member States must go beyond resolutions and statements and recommit to a new approach to peace, the General Assembly heard today during a ... line with General Assembly resolution 70/262 and Security Council resolution 2282 (2016), renewing the United Nations' commitment to conflict prevention, ...

UNITED NATIONS, April 23 – Amid much news in Tanzania, in February Inner City Press asked the UN about the government killing of NIT university student Akwilina Anwiline and the .... There will be peacekeeping on September 20, during the High Level week of the UN General Assembly, and Yemen on September 26.
To raise global awareness about the issue, Mexico and other states led a movement in the United Nations General Assembly in 1963 to adopt a resolution calling for the denuclearization of Latin America. Galves, who was the liaison to the United Nations at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and ...
The UN General Assembly (“UNGA” or “GA”) is not scheduled to undertake its next formal review of the Council, focused on the HRC's status as a ... including gross and systematic violations” and “[promoting] the effective coordination and the mainstreaming of human rights within the United Nations system.
The meeting will be held in line with “twin” resolutions in 2016 of the General Assembly and the Security Council on the review of the United Nations peacebuilding architecture. These resolutions renew the UN's commitment to conflict prevention as embodied in the UN Charter. On Friday, Amena Yassine, ...
New York, April 18, 2018. The United Nations General Assembly created the “International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism” (IIIM) in an unprecedented resolution in 2016 in response to the deadlock at the United Nations Security Council, where Russia has used its veto 12 times since 2011 to block ...
In the Security Council, 14 out of 15 members had voted in defence of past resolutions deeming any changes in Jerusalem's legal status to be illegal, null and void. In response to a subsequent General Assembly vote, the United States had cut its support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 28 – Amid the killing and displacement of Rohingya from and in Myanmar's Rakhine State, on November 10 UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres citing a resolution pending in the General Assembly's Third Committee which would request him "to appoint a special envoy on Myanmar.
The only exception was President Serge Sarkisian's comprehensive speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. ... “The Resolutions inter alia request the restoration of economic, transport and energy links in the region (UN SC Resolution 853) and removal of all obstacles to communications and ...
There are five permanent members: the United States, the Russian Federation, France, China and the United Kingdom. Ten temporary members are elected by the General Assembly for two-year terms. UN Security Council Voting: To be approved, a Council resolution must have nine "YES" votes out of 15 ...
From Sierra Leone to Cambodia, Timor Leste, Namibia, El Salvador and elsewhere, United Nations peacekeeping has helped countries move from war to ... The United Nations Secretariat has set change in motion, based on the Security Council and General Assembly resolutions on sustaining peace, the ...
United Nations agencies that single out Israel may soon be on the hook to lose a certain portion of US funding. ... and respected,” Haley said following the UN General Assembly's December vote in favor of a nonbinding resolution condemning Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital. “When ...

Indeed, in a manner like the workings of our own Senate—which makes extensive use of unanimous consent agreements—the great majority of resolutions adopted by the UN General Assembly are decided on consensus. When consensus resolutions are factored in to a country's voting patterns, the ...
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. ... Three additional resolutions included one calling for Palestinian self-determination and Israeli withdrawal to the 1948 border lines, a resolution calling on Israel to cease building homes for ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 24 – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on March 23 met Bangladesh's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, amid ... the President of the UN General Assembly will do anything about Guterres' failure to name a Myanmar envoy mandated by the General Assembly in December.
MANILA, Philippines (Corrected, 3:26 p.m.) – The Philippines was among five nations that rejected a resolution by the United Nations' human rights body on ... In November 2017, the Philippines also voted against the draft resolution of a UN General Assembly committee draft resolution on the human rights ...
What if the United Nations General Assembly had not passed, on November 27, 1947, a resolution calling for the establishment of Eretz Israel? I'm sure anti-Semitism, which is at a record high now, since the destruction of European Jewry during the Second World War, would be far worse, if that is possible.
Since 1998, our role has been recognised and endorsed by United Nations General Assembly resolutions. For the millions of people displaced within their own country, IDMC plays a unique role as a global monitor and analyst to inform and influence policy and action by governments, UN agencies, donors ...
GENEVA (23 March 2018) - The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting adopted five resolutions in which it extended the mandates on the .... Japan, also introducing the draft resolution L.29, said the text recalled last year's United Nations General Assembly resolution that underscored very serious ...
They emphasized, in the twin resolutions on the review of the peacebuilding architecture, General Assembly resolution 70/262 and Security Council ... My aim is to forge a common vision and common systems and capacities across the United Nations to consistently and adequately support Member States ...
Middle school students return from Montessori Model United Nations ... Montessori Model United Nations has partnered with the United Nations to create the program for adolescent Montessori students that enables students to learn about ... They voted on draft resolutions in the UN General Assembly Hall.
UNITED NATIONS, March 21 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that tree-planting contributes to ... The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Dec. ... The resolution encourages all member states to organize activities relating to all types of forests.
Monitoring of the human rights situation in Crimea was done in line with the three United Nations General Assembly resolutions and it was done remotely ... the latest one, 72/190 on the human rights situation in Crimea, taking into account that the occupying power had completely ignored resolution 71/205.
According to the website dayofhappiness.net, the campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International Day of Happiness. ... In 2011, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution which recognized happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a more inclusive, equitable ...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon spoke to JNS about changing the atmosphere at the world body, as well as his experience working .... Q: Following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to denounce it.
"In connection with the void election in Crimea, the representative of the UN Secretary General recalled the UN General Assembly resolution on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and the recognition of Russia as an invader," the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations reported on Twitter.
13 March 2018: The permanent representatives of Bangladesh and Lithuania will lead negotiations on a UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution on peacebuilding and sustaining peace. The resulting text is expected to be adopted by Member States at a high-level event in April 2018. UNGA President ...
A record number of 637 students from 30 area high schools will take part in the Model United Nations General Assembly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in Knox Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus in Amherst. Student delegates will represent 55 countries as they draw up resolutions, negotiate, ...
The present report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is submitted pursuant to resolution 34/28, adopted by the Human Rights ... Rights Council consider recommending to the General Assembly that it make use of its powers under Article 96(a) of the Charter of the United Nations in ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 19 – Twenty three days after the UN Security Council adopted a Syira ceasefire resolution, with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid set to brief the Council at 3 pm, the US State Department issued a statement on Afrin, beginning "The United States is deeply concerned over ...
OHCHR continued monitoring the human rights situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol despite lack of access to the peninsula, on the basis of United Nations General Assembly resolutions noting the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Crimea being under the temporary ...
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution that set an agenda for the world to build towards a future that is sustainable. 'Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development', as it was called, set out 17 clearly articulated global goals, popularly called the ...
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 19 2018 (IPS) - One of the first resolutions adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, on the location of the headquarters of the Organization, gives the United Nations “exclusive rights over the subsoil of land conveyed to it, and in particular the right to make constructions underground and to ...
In December 1948, the UN General Assembly passed Resolution 194, which called for the return of Palestinian refugees expelled from their homes during the creation of the state of Israel and the provision of humanitarian services to these refugees until the newly-founded United Nations Conciliation ...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Malaysia is committed to strengthening its role in the 53-member Commonwealth, particularly in advancing the value of moderation as espoused by the Global Movement of Moderates. In its 2018 Commonwealth Day message, the Foreign Ministry noted that Malaysia's ...
... play the United Nations card. It could refer the case to the UN Security Council as a “threat to peace”. China is a member of the UN Security Council and would veto any such resolution, but the Philippines could transfer the issue to the UN General Assembly under the Uniting for Peace Resolution where ...
Working at the UN, Inner City Press asked the spokesman for Miroslav Lajcak, President of the UN General Assembly, for comment on the North Korea talks. .... The Government of Maldives gives high priority to the implementation of all resolutions of the United Nations Security Council, including the Resolutions on ...
... and Israel on a nonbinding December 21 UN General Assembly resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's controversial decision to move the ... Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, shakes hands with Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, in Tegucigalpa, ...
Libya just gave a speech championing world peace, “the ultimate purpose of the United Nations.” Another UN member state broke into a song-and-dance routine. But Dom is interested in actual work, and so far only one resolution is really gaining traction in his committee: a measure that would demand QR ...
Over the winter holidays, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations got around to hanging the official portrait of Ambassador Nikki Haley alongside the ..... On the eve of a vote on a similar measure before the U.N. General Assembly, which adopted the nonbinding resolution by a vote of 128 to 9, Ukraine joined ...
Inner City Press asked the spokesman for Miroslav Lajcak, President of the UN General Assembly, for comment on the North Korea talks. .... The Government of Maldives gives high priority to the implementation of all resolutions of the United Nations Security Council, including the Resolutions on Democratic People's ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 9 – On the North Korea - Trump talks by May announced on March 8, it's said US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is going to brief ... and reiterates his support for all efforts towards peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in accordance with relevant Security Council resolutions.
Sophie Shevardnadze: Jan Kavan, former president of the United Nations General Assembly and ex-Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, welcome to ... of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 that made it very clear that Kosovo at that time should have remained part of the former federal ...
34, South Kingstown, Narragansett) hosted a celebration of the United Nations-recognized International Women's Day in the State Room of the State House. This year, the General Assembly honored Chief Tina Goncalves of the Pawtucket Police Department. Chief Goncalves is the first female municipal ...
... 6 controversial announcement that sparked a diplomatic backlash across the world. Only seven small countries -- including Guatemala and Honduras -- sided with the United States and Israel on a nonbinding December 21 UN General Assembly resolution rejecting Trump's decision Jerusalem decision.


 

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