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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is following the situation with Qatar "with deep concern" and hopes the countries involved resolve the situation through dialogue.
Dmitry Mironchik pointed out that Belarus cooperates closely with the UN Human Rights Council as part of the Universal Periodic Review.
Chinese analysts noted that developing countries will have a louder voice and play a bigger role in human rights protection after a UN rights body adopted, for the first time, a resolution on development issues. The resolution, entitled "The ...
Welcoming the resolution for the deployment of a joint force, the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Mahamat, in a statement, commended the UN support which he said echoes the AU's peace and Security Council decision of April 13.
The United Nations Human Rights Council today adopted a resolution on the right to health in relation to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including a call for medicines and vaccines access for all. The resolution also requested the UN ...
The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution that calls for the protection of human rights from the impacts of climate change, with the support of the US.
Delegates attend a plenary meeting of the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 22, 2017. The UN human rights Council on Thursday adopted a resolution proposed by China entitled "The Contribution of Development to the ...
Urging delegates at the UN General Assembly to oppose the resolution, the UK permanent representative, Matthew Rycroft, warned: "This could set a precedent that many of you in this hall could come to regret.
The UN Human Rights Council has unanimously adopted a resolution condemning abuse and discrimination of women, but Washington refused to back one paragraph mentioning access to safe abortions.
"This whole scenario tells us what direction WIckrememsinghe wants Sri Lanka to take regarding reconciliation and implementing the UNHRC resolution. With regard to Wickrememsinghe's committee, apart from Harsha de Silva, everyone else in the ...
Zakaria lamented that the relevant UN Security Council resolutions on the Kashmir dispute, which promise Kashmiris their right to self-determination in accordance with their wishes and aspirations, remain unimplemented.
"We reaffirmed our commitment to implement in full all relevant U.N. Security Council resolutions," Tillerson said Wednesday following a round of meetings with his Chinese counterparts.
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted a variant of the resolution proposed by Russia in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of human rights and of the 25th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and ...
The United Nations secretary general appears to have softened his predecessor's criticism of Iran last year over its missile tests, a volatile issue in Iran's relationships with other powers, including Israel and the United States.
Randy Hultgren, R-Ill., is urging the Trump administration to remain in the United Nations Human Rights Council as rumblings continue over the United States' possible withdrawl from the group.
Russia remains fully committed to the United Nations Security Council resolutions regarding North Korea and it continues to fulfill all its obligations stipulated by ...
21 June 2017 - The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger - of a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious ...
The UN began the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations with the release of stamps, a water puja and meditations for peace in the world's most diverse ...
United Nations -- A Russian diplomat has been tapped to lead the U.N.'s new counterterrorism office, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday.
The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, seems to be championing a single cause: Israel. When Haley speaks about Israel, her ...
New Delhi, June 21: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on January 9 in the year 2015 adopted the resolution to commemorate June 21 as the International Day of Yoga.
United Nations (AP) - France and the United States said Tuesday they reached agreement on a U.N. resolution that welcomes the deployment of a 5,000-strong force from five countries in Africa's vast Sahel region to fight the growing threat from ...
The UK is in danger of losing a vote at the UN on the fate of the Chagos Islands, an Indian Ocean archipelago that has been at the centre of a long-running dispute between Britain and Mauritius.
Miniso, a Uniqlo-style Japanese-Chinese low-cost retail brand which recently opened the first ever foreign brand chain outlet in North Korea, could be in breach of UN Security Council sanctions, a leading Japanese expert told NK News on Thursday ...
Last December, U.N. member states overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling for negotiations on a treaty that would outlaw nuclear weapons, despite strong opposition from nuclear-armed nations and their allies.
The General Assembly president said that "this resolution will enhance the United Nations' capability to assist member states in implementing the UN Global Counter-terrorism strategy across its four pillars by ensuring greater coordination and ...
New Zealand's prime minister said his government still supports a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel on settlement construction.
The 193-member General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution on Friday creating the United Nations Office of Counter-terrorism that will be headed by an Under-Secretary-General.
United Nations -- The United Nations General Assembly created a new counterterror office Thursday, which was adopted in a resolution by acclamation. Diplomats say the office is expected to be led by a Russian official. While investigations in ...
Between 2012 and 2015 the UN General Assembly adopted 97 resolutions critical of countries; 87 of them were against Israel.
United Nations - The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution underscoring the importance of the United Nations in promoting peace and reconciliation efforts by Somalia's new government and strongly condemning attacks by the ...
The United States and France are hurtling toward a potential dust-up, as the Trump administration weighs vetoing a French Security Council resolution empowering an African counterterrorism force, according to U.S. officials and U.N.-based diplomats ...
Beirut, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Against UN resolutions and peace efforts, Israel has approved the construction of the largest illegal settlement in the West Bank in 25 years.
A wide view of the Security Council Chamber as Martin Kobler (shown on screen), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), briefs the Council via video teleconference. ... 7 June 2017 - Noting ...
The UN Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against Kim's rogue state after its repeated missile tests - the first such resolution since President Donald Trump took office. The sanctions resolution "is a crafty hostile act with the ...
During its Coordination and Management Meeting, the UN Economic and Social Council adopted the indicator framework developed by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDGs indicators.
The United Arab Republic and Iraq to-day [June 7] rejected the United Nations Security Council's call for an immediate cease-fire in West Asia.
The UN (Ungodly Nations) needs to be removed from our shores... They are a collection of third world losers who cannot manage their own countries economically or politically and are trying to dictate to everyone else how to run theirs.... GET THEM OUT ...
France circulated a U.N. Security Council resolution Tuesday that would authorize military action by five countries in Africa's vast Sahel region against extremist groups.
CHILLING footage shows North Korean despot Kim Jong-un clapping and laughing while watching his fighter jets compete in an aerial war games.
Houthi fighters and their allies in Yemen have rejected the UN Special Envoy to the country, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed as a peace negotiator, accusing him of bias.
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US is "reviewing its participation" in the human rights Council over what said is the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias".
The West Bank Barrier, along with checkpoints, roadblocks and permit system, has created a closure regime that has had a dire effect on all aspects of life for Palestine refugees.
Only days after the Israeli-British-French attack on Egypt, Washington pushed through a UN resolution demanding that Israel withdraw unconditionally and immediately from the occupied Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula.
The UN Secretariat, with its nearly 80,000 staff around the world and $50 billion budget, is a global bureaucratic powerhouse.
North Korea today said it "fully rejects" the latest UN sanctions against its citizens as a "hostile act" and will continue its nuclear weapons development without delay.
The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and Pyongyang's only major ally China since President Donald Trump took ...
A month ago Bill English gave his Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee what some saw as a gentle rebuke for his comments about New Zealand co-sponsoring a UN resolution condemning Israel's settlement in Palestinian territory. It seems Brownlee is still ...
The General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) has recognised the right of return of all internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in Georgia and their descendants, regardless of ethnicity, to their homes throughout that country, including ...
According to UN Watch, a Geneva-based pro-Israeli monitor, in the council's first decade 68 resolutions were passed against Israel and 67 against everywhere else.





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