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Why Is Saudi Arabia Heading a UN Human Rights Council Panel? The Human Rights Council is beholden to outmoded protocols that allow rotating member-states to assume control of issues they’re least qualified to address. Salil Tripathi In a normal world, Saudi Arabia...
Ten Years Later: The Status of the United Nations Human Rights Council Announcement Please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a hearing that will examine the current functioning and effectiveness of the United Nations Human Rights Council. On March 15th,...
 Ambassador Power: Remarks at UN Security Council Briefing on Syria Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Syria Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City September 25, 2016 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President....
Statement by the delegation of Ukraine at a UNSC briefing on the Iranian nuclear deal January 19, 2017 Mr. President, I thank Under-Secretary-General I. Feltman, Head of the EU delegation Joao de Almeidaand Ambassador of Italy in his capacity as new Facilitator for implementation of UN Security Council resolution 2231 for providing factual and substantial reports on the...
Statement by the delegation of Ukraine following the adoption of the SC resolution on Gambia January 20, 2017 Mr. President, My delegation extends congratulations to Mr. Adama Barrow, who was inaugurated today as a new President of the Islamic Republic of the...
UN's Guterres calls China a solid pillar of multilateralism in the world United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres said that he considers China a "solid pillar of multilateralism in the world", after a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi,...
Chinese President Xi, Premier Li meet new UN chief Guterres in Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday met with incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in Beijing. During their talks, Xi told Guterres that China will continue to support...
As it celebrates its 70th annual session this autumn by launching the sustainable development goals, we look at the general assembly’s history and purpose Representatives at the United Nations general assembly in New York. Photograph: Li Muzi/Xinhua Press/Corbis What’s the story? The...
Syria ceasefire holding amid rising concerns about aid delivery and Damascus water supply 12 January 2017 – While the ceasefire in Syria is largely holding, the United Nations envoy for the country cautioned today that the truce may be under...
7 January 2017 – Deeply saddened by the passing of former Portuguese President and Prime Minister Mário Soares, who died earlier today in Lisbon at the age of 92, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres hailed the commitment to freedom...

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