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Archive for the category ‘THE UNITED NATIONS’


Special Session on the Human Rights of the Rohingya Muslims and Other Minorities in Myanmar
UH Human Rights Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Six ‘Signature Solutions’ – New Development Plan for a New Era
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
December 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
With UN Support, More Countries Confronting Threat of Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
UN Envoy Urges Greater Support for Rohingya Victims of Sexual Violence
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
UN Security Council Calls on Myanmar to End Excessive Military Force in Rakhine State
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 13th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Fourth Industrial Revolution & Its Dramatic Impact on Society
António Guterres, UN Secretary-General – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 13th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
World Votes to Lift Blockade on Cuba as US, Israel Vote ‘No’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 6th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
An Urgent Need to Transform World’s Energy Systems
António Guterres – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 6th, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
Historic Resolution on Women & Peacekeeping Remains Mostly Unimplemented
Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 6th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar Conclude Visit to Bangladesh
UH High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
UN Special Advisers Statement on Crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 23rd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
UN Report on Rohingya Hunger Is Shelved at Myanmar’s Request
Oliver Holmes – The Guardian
October 23rd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
US Withdrawal from UNESCO ‘Loss for Multilateralism,’ Says Cultural Agency’s Chief
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 16th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Sent to Haiti to Keep the Peace, Departing UN Troops Leave a Damaged Nation in Their Wake
Siobhán Wills, Cahal McLaughlin and Ilionor Louis – The Conversation
October 16th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Haiti’s UN Mission Ends after 13 Years of Occupation
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Myanmar Rohingya Abuses May Be Crimes against Humanity, UN Rights Experts Warn
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – September 26
UN Office for Disarmament Affairs – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
UN Human Rights Chief Points to ‘Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing’ in Myanmar
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
South-South Cooperation Key to Overcoming Inequalities, Says UN Deputy Chief
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly Now Endorsed by over 1,500 Current and Former Lawmakers from 120 Countries
Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly | Culture of Peace Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly Now Endorsed by over 1,500 Current and Former Lawmakers from 120 Countries)
Landmark UN-Backed Treaty on Mercury Takes Effect
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Landmark UN-Backed Treaty on Mercury Takes Effect)
Myanmar/Burma: UN Welcomes Final Assessment of Independent Advisory Panel on Rakhine State
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar/Burma: UN Welcomes Final Assessment of Independent Advisory Panel on Rakhine State)
Towards a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly
David Adams | Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Deadly Combination of Cholera, Hunger and Conflict Pushes Yemen to ‘Edge of a Cliff’ – Senior UN Official
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Deadly Combination of Cholera, Hunger and Conflict Pushes Yemen to ‘Edge of a Cliff’ – Senior UN Official)
Lawmakers in Europe Want the UN to Debate a Parliamentary Assembly. When Will Governments Follow?
Andreas Bummel – Inter Press Service-IPS
July 31st, 2017 ( Comments Off on Lawmakers in Europe Want the UN to Debate a Parliamentary Assembly. When Will Governments Follow?)
End of Mission Statement by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN Information Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on End of Mission Statement by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
Draft Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
UN General Assembly - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Draft Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons)
UN Conference Adopts Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Global Peace Science Agenda 2017: New Dialogue for the G20 and UN
Subhash Chandra and Leo Semashko – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Global Peace Science Agenda 2017: New Dialogue for the G20 and UN)
On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People)
UN Chief: US Will Be Replaced If It Disengages from World
Edith M. Ledrer | Associated Press – Yahoo News
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Chief: US Will Be Replaced If It Disengages from World)
Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred
Parvati Nair – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred)
Statement by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Statement by Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
How the Media Can Help Protect People with Albinism – A Tanzanian Case Study
Jean Burke – The Conversation
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How the Media Can Help Protect People with Albinism – A Tanzanian Case Study)
Joint African Action Crucial to Protect Persons with Albinism from Violence, Highlights UN Expert
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Joint African Action Crucial to Protect Persons with Albinism from Violence, Highlights UN Expert)
UN High Commissioner Urges Termination of Israeli Occupation
Stephanie Nebehay | Reuters – The Christian Science Monitor
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN High Commissioner Urges Termination of Israeli Occupation)
UN Secretariat Designates Jammu and Kashmir as a “Separate Country” Independent of India
The aPolitical – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Secretariat Designates Jammu and Kashmir as a “Separate Country” Independent of India)
A UN of the Future to Effectively Serve All Member States
UN Secretary-General António Guterres – Other News
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A UN of the Future to Effectively Serve All Member States)
UN Chief Calls World ‘a Mess’ as Trump Expected to Quit Paris Agreement
EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Chief Calls World ‘a Mess’ as Trump Expected to Quit Paris Agreement)
UN Peacekeepers: Keeping the Peace or Preventing It?
Nimmi Gowrinathan and Kate Cronin-Furman – Al Jazeera
May 8th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Peacekeepers: Keeping the Peace or Preventing It?)
Awarding Saudi Arabia Chair on Women’s Rights Commission Makes UN Complicit in Crimes
Marwa Osman – Russia Today
May 1st, 2017 ( Comments Off on Awarding Saudi Arabia Chair on Women’s Rights Commission Makes UN Complicit in Crimes)
Democratic World Federalists and the San Francisco Promise
Roger Kotila, Editor | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 1st, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
As the US Stops Funding UN Reproductive Health Services, China Should Step In
Tamara Nair – The Conversation
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on As the US Stops Funding UN Reproductive Health Services, China Should Step In)
How the United Nations Should Respond in the Age of Global Dissent
Richard Falk, Denis Halliday and Hans von Sponeck – New Statesman
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on How the United Nations Should Respond in the Age of Global Dissent)
The ESCWA Report: Guterres Falls at the First Hurdle
Julie Webb-Pullman – Middle East Monitor
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The ESCWA Report: Guterres Falls at the First Hurdle)
Powerful Resignation Letter by UN’s Rima Khalaf about Removal of Israel Apartheid Report
If Americans Knew – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Powerful Resignation Letter by UN’s Rima Khalaf about Removal of Israel Apartheid Report)
Mainstreaming South-South Cooperation in the UN System
Ramesh Jaura | IDN – Other News
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Mainstreaming South-South Cooperation in the UN System)
The U.N. Has Agreed to Investigate Myanmar’s Alleged Abuse of Rohingya
Feliz Solomon – Time
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The U.N. Has Agreed to Investigate Myanmar’s Alleged Abuse of Rohingya)
Responding to US Budget Cuts for United Nations
Kul Chandra Gautam – Inter Press Service-IPS
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Responding to US Budget Cuts for United Nations)
UN Sponsored Report on Israel’s Responsibility for Apartheid in Relation to the Palestinian People
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Sponsored Report on Israel’s Responsibility for Apartheid in Relation to the Palestinian People)
Senior U.N. Official Quits after ‘Apartheid’ Israel Report Pulled
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
UN Launches Report on Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid
UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Launches Report on Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid)
Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
UN: Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid – Issue No. 1, Palestine and the Israeli Occupation
UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN: Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid – Issue No. 1, Palestine and the Israeli Occupation)
India, Brazil, Germany and Japan Open to Forgo Veto for Now if Granted UNSC Membership
Ajay Ghosh – The Universal News Network
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on India, Brazil, Germany and Japan Open to Forgo Veto for Now if Granted UNSC Membership)
UN Farms to Create One Million Days of Work for Mideast Migrants
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Farms to Create One Million Days of Work for Mideast Migrants)
Myanmar Muslim Minority Subject to Horrific Torture, UN Says
Jonah Fisher - BBC News
March 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Muslim Minority Subject to Horrific Torture, UN Says)
End of Mission Statement by Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights– TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on End of Mission Statement by Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
This Is What Imperialism Does to Men
Ernesto Che Guevara – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on This Is What Imperialism Does to Men)
Myanmar Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide
UN Information Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide)
A Dire Vacuum in a World in Crisis
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A Dire Vacuum in a World in Crisis)
Managing National Borders ‘Cannot Be Based on Any Form of Discrimination’ – UN Chief Guterres
UN News Centre | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Managing National Borders ‘Cannot Be Based on Any Form of Discrimination’ – UN Chief Guterres)
Angelina Jolie: Refugee Policy Should Be Based on Facts, Not Fear
Angelina Jolie – The New York Times
February 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Angelina Jolie: Refugee Policy Should Be Based on Facts, Not Fear)
Joint IOM-UNHCR Statement on President Trump’s Refugee Order
UNHCR UN Refugee Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Joint IOM-UNHCR Statement on President Trump’s Refugee Order)
End of Mission Statement by UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
Yanghee Lee | UN Information Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on End of Mission Statement by UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
New UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Takes Office
Andy Hazel – Inter Press Service-IPS
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on New UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Takes Office)
Rohingya in Burma/Myanmar: Nobel Laureates Urge Action over ‘Ethnic Cleansing’
Submitted by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Israel’s Settlements Are Illegal, Violation of International Law: Security Council [Full Text of Resolution 2334]
UN News & Media Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Israel’s Settlements Are Illegal, Violation of International Law: Security Council [Full Text of Resolution 2334])
On the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade | UN Library of International Law - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on On the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Myanmar Must Strengthen Effort to Diffuse Tension in Northern Rakhine State – UN Special Adviser
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Must Strengthen Effort to Diffuse Tension in Northern Rakhine State – UN Special Adviser)
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Statement: UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the Situation in Northern Rakhine State, Myanmar
Relief Web | United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Statement: UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the Situation in Northern Rakhine State, Myanmar)
Children of the ‘Others’, Sons of Minor Gods
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Children of the ‘Others’, Sons of Minor Gods)
UNHCR in Bangladesh Accuses Myanmar Troops of Killings, Rape, Arson in Rohingya Communities
Deutsche Welle – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on UNHCR in Bangladesh Accuses Myanmar Troops of Killings, Rape, Arson in Rohingya Communities)
Myanmar: UN Expert Warns of Worsening Rights Situation after “Lockdown” in Rakhine State
United Nations Information Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar: UN Expert Warns of Worsening Rights Situation after “Lockdown” in Rakhine State)
United Nations Meet to Turn Climate Pledges into Action
Annie Sneed | Scientific American – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on United Nations Meet to Turn Climate Pledges into Action)
Russia Loses UN Human Rights Council Place, Saudi Arabia Re-Elected
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
UN Unanimously Rejects Cuba Blockade as US Abstains for First Time
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
Free Distribution of Two UN Books
Surya Nath Prasad – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Free Distribution of Two UN Books)
Antonio Guterres: New UN Secretary General
Farhana Haque Rahman – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Antonio Guterres: New UN Secretary General)
Antonio Guterres Selected as Next UN Secretary-General Faces Tremendous Challenges
Lyndal Rowlands – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 10th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The UN’s Blind Spot for Conflict Prevention
Jonathan Rozen – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The UN’s Blind Spot for Conflict Prevention)
‘The Earth Is Not Flat; It Is Urban’
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘The Earth Is Not Flat; It Is Urban’)
UN General Assembly Convenes amid Global Military Escalation
Andre Damon | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on UN General Assembly Convenes amid Global Military Escalation)
Boutros Boutros-Ghali and the UN Vanquished
Branislav Gošović – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Boutros Boutros-Ghali and the UN Vanquished)
Dag Hammarskjöld and Spirituality at the United Nations
Donald Key | Aquarian Age Community – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Dag Hammarskjöld and Spirituality at the United Nations)
Developing Nations Seek UN Tax Body to Curb Illicit Financial Flows
Thalif Deen – Inter Pres Service-IPS
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Developing Nations Seek UN Tax Body to Curb Illicit Financial Flows)
The UN Steps Up Efforts to End Child Marriage
Babatunde Osotimehin – Inter Press Service-IPS
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The UN Steps Up Efforts to End Child Marriage)
The UN Human Rights Council Adopts the Declaration on the Right to Peace
Christian Guillermet Fernández and David Fernández Puyana – Inter Press Service-IPS
August 1st, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
The Hague Ruling: A Dangerous Step toward War in the South China Sea
Peter Symonds | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Hague Ruling: A Dangerous Step toward War in the South China Sea)
Suspend Saudi Arabia from Human Rights Council, Human Rights Groups Say
Tharanga Yakupitiyage – Inter Press Service-IPS
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Suspend Saudi Arabia from Human Rights Council, Human Rights Groups Say)
Promoting Peace, Nonviolence, Human Rights of the UN Charter–Role of Special Days and Weeks
Dr. Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 27th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Promoting Peace, Nonviolence, Human Rights of the UN Charter–Role of Special Days and Weeks)
The Most Impossible Job on Earth: Who Will Be the Next UN Secretary-General?
Shashi Tharoor – Le Monde Diplomatique
June 27th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Most Impossible Job on Earth: Who Will Be the Next UN Secretary-General?)
UN Security Council Agrees to Military Intervention off Libyan Coast
Marianne Arens | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on UN Security Council Agrees to Military Intervention off Libyan Coast)
A Weak UN Ensures a Weak Secretary General
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Weak UN Ensures a Weak Secretary General)
U.N. Chief Admits He Removed Saudi Arabia from Child-Killer List Due to Extortion
Alex Emmons and Zaid Jilani – The Intercept
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on U.N. Chief Admits He Removed Saudi Arabia from Child-Killer List Due to Extortion)
Pan-African Parliament Calls on African Union to Support the Creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly
Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 6th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Pan-African Parliament Calls on African Union to Support the Creation of a UN Parliamentary Assembly)
Ban Ki-moon Slams Western Leaders for Missing World Humanitarian Summit
Sophia Jones – The Huffington Post
June 6th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Ban Ki-moon Slams Western Leaders for Missing World Humanitarian Summit)
A Joint Declaration on the Environment, Social Inequality and Elimination of Nuclear Threat, with a Proposal for UN Reform
Joint Declaration – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 6th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Joint Declaration on the Environment, Social Inequality and Elimination of Nuclear Threat, with a Proposal for UN Reform)
‘Human Suffering Has Reached Staggering Levels’: UN Ban Ki-moon
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Human Suffering Has Reached Staggering Levels’: UN Ban Ki-moon)
‘Fake Jewish Graves in Muslim Cemeteries’: UNESCO Slams Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Sites
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Fake Jewish Graves in Muslim Cemeteries’: UNESCO Slams Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Sites)
Maurice F. Strong, Marc Nerfin, Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’, SDGs and COP 21
Branislav Gosovic – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Maurice F. Strong, Marc Nerfin, Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’, SDGs and COP 21)
UN Calls for Summit Forum on Refugees and Migrants: Role of NGO in Its Preparation
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on UN Calls for Summit Forum on Refugees and Migrants: Role of NGO in Its Preparation)
Julian Assange Arbitrarily Detained by Sweden and UK, UN Expert Panel Finds
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Julian Assange Arbitrarily Detained by Sweden and UK, UN Expert Panel Finds)
Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestinian Territory Resigns Due to Continued Denial of Access by Israel
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestinian Territory Resigns Due to Continued Denial of Access by Israel)
Wibisono’s Resignation as UN Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestine
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Wibisono’s Resignation as UN Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestine)
UN Issues Record Aid Appeal amid Unprecedented ‘Human Suffering’
Deutsche Welle – Daily News Egypt
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Issues Record Aid Appeal amid Unprecedented ‘Human Suffering’)
Reformed, Disciplined and Humiliated UNESCO
Andre Vltchek, New Eastern Outlook – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Reformed, Disciplined and Humiliated UNESCO)
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 of 10 Nov 1975
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 of 10 Nov 1975)
UN Votes in Favor of Ending Cuban Blockade 191-2
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Votes in Favor of Ending Cuban Blockade 191-2)
The United Nations at 70
Amb. Sergio Duarte – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The United Nations at 70)
After 70 Years: The UN Falls Short, and Yet…
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on After 70 Years: The UN Falls Short, and Yet…)
UK and Saudi Arabia ‘in Secret Deal’ over UN Human Rights Council Place
Owen Bowcott – The Guardian
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UK and Saudi Arabia ‘in Secret Deal’ over UN Human Rights Council Place)
United Nations Farce: Saudi Arabia to Head UN Human Rights Council
Felicity Arbuthnot - Global Research
September 28th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
UN Releases War Crimes Report on Sri Lanka
K. Ratnayake, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Releases War Crimes Report on Sri Lanka)
Palestinian Flag to Fly at UN HQ after 119 Nations Vote ‘Yes’
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Palestinian Flag to Fly at UN HQ after 119 Nations Vote ‘Yes’)
Want a More Democratic UN? Give It a Parliament
Jo Leinen and Andreas Bummel – Foreign Policy In Focus
August 31st, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Burma Government ‘Hampers’ Mandate of UN Rights Envoy
Feliz Solomon - The Irrawaddy
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Burma Government ‘Hampers’ Mandate of UN Rights Envoy)
NGO Open letter to Member States of the General Assembly on the Selection Process of the UN Secretary-General
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on NGO Open letter to Member States of the General Assembly on the Selection Process of the UN Secretary-General)
UN Paid Millions to Russian Aviation Firm Even after Learning of Sex Attack on Girl
Paul Lewis, Oliver Laughland and Roger Hamilton-Martin – The Guardian
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Paid Millions to Russian Aviation Firm Even after Learning of Sex Attack on Girl)
International Election Monitors: Agents of Free Elections
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on International Election Monitors: Agents of Free Elections)
Dag Hammarskjold (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Crisis Manager and Longer-Range World Community Builder
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Dag Hammarskjold (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Crisis Manager and Longer-Range World Community Builder)
Civilian Killings? West Literally Gets Away with Murder
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Civilian Killings? West Literally Gets Away with Murder)
UN Human Rights Council Reaffirms the Safeguards for Civilians in Times of War
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Human Rights Council Reaffirms the Safeguards for Civilians in Times of War)
The New President of the UN General Assembly
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The New President of the UN General Assembly)
Democracy on the Retreat in Over 96 of the 193 U.N. Member States, Says New Study
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Democracy on the Retreat in Over 96 of the 193 U.N. Member States, Says New Study)
Israel Blocks Visit of UN Human Rights Envoy
AFP, Yahoo! News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Israel Blocks Visit of UN Human Rights Envoy)
OIC to Apprise UN Chief of Serious Concern over Rohingya Muslims Persecution
The Nation (Pakistan) – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Leaked Internal Documents Show U.N. Ignored CAR Child Abuse
Roger Hamilton-Martin, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Leaked Internal Documents Show U.N. Ignored CAR Child Abuse)
New Missions for the UN and a Secretary-General to Fit
Rene Wadlow – Toward Freedom
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on New Missions for the UN and a Secretary-General to Fit)
NGOs Urge Commission of Inquiry to Probe Sexual Abuse in U.N. Peacekeeping
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on NGOs Urge Commission of Inquiry to Probe Sexual Abuse in U.N. Peacekeeping)
UN Aid Worker Suspended for Leaking Report on Child Abuse by French Troops
Sandra Laville – The Guardian
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Aid Worker Suspended for Leaking Report on Child Abuse by French Troops)
The Geopolitical Right of Exception at the United Nations
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Geopolitical Right of Exception at the United Nations)
Contradictions Beset U.N. Response to Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers
Lyndal Rowlands, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Contradictions Beset U.N. Response to Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers)
UN: Millions of Children Subjected to Sexual Abuse, Sold and Trafficked for Prostitution, Forced Labor, Illegal Adoption or Organ Theft
Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN: Millions of Children Subjected to Sexual Abuse, Sold and Trafficked for Prostitution, Forced Labor, Illegal Adoption or Organ Theft)
A Year of Progress for “Children, Not Soldiers”
Leila Zerrougui, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Year of Progress for “Children, Not Soldiers”)
International Women’s Day – 8 March
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on International Women’s Day – 8 March)
Establish a UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy
Article 19 – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Establish a UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy)
UN: Israel Illegally Demolished 77 Palestinian Houses This Week
Falastin News Palestine – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN: Israel Illegally Demolished 77 Palestinian Houses This Week)
Denied Visa by Israel, UN Rights Expert Cancels Visit to Palestine
Ma’an News Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 19th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
U.N. Confirms Palestinians Will Be ICC Member on April 1, 2015
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on U.N. Confirms Palestinians Will Be ICC Member on April 1, 2015)
11 January: UN-designated Day for Developing Awareness of Human Trafficking
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on 11 January: UN-designated Day for Developing Awareness of Human Trafficking)
Merry Christmas: UN Declares Arms Trade Treaty to Go Into Effect Dec. 24 [2014]
Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. – The New American
December 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Merry Christmas: UN Declares Arms Trade Treaty to Go Into Effect Dec. 24 [2014])
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
UN General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment)
UN Urges for Rohingya Citizenship in Myanmar
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Urges for Rohingya Citizenship in Myanmar)
Israel’s Demolition of Palestinian Homes ‘Contrary to International Law,’ UN Experts Warn
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Israel’s Demolition of Palestinian Homes ‘Contrary to International Law,’ UN Experts Warn)
UN Presses Myanmar over Rohingya Rights
ReliefWeb – UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Presses Myanmar over Rohingya Rights)
US, Canada, and Ukraine Reject Russia’s UN Anti-Nazi Proposal
Josh Paniagua – Mass Report
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on US, Canada, and Ukraine Reject Russia’s UN Anti-Nazi Proposal)
UN Report Condemns US Government’s “International Criminal Program of Torture”
Thomas Gaist, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Report Condemns US Government’s “International Criminal Program of Torture”)
UN Review of US “International Criminal Program of Torture”
The International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School, et al. – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 3rd, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
For 23rd time, UN General Assembly Votes to End US Blockade against Cuba
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Servivce
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on For 23rd time, UN General Assembly Votes to End US Blockade against Cuba)
UN Launches Global Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation
Voice of America – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Launches Global Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation)
Peace and Security through the United Nations
Surya Nath Prasad, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 27th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
From Subjects to Citizens: The Great Transition – UN Day 24 October
Federico Mayor Zaragoza – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on From Subjects to Citizens: The Great Transition – UN Day 24 October)
From Ukraine to Syria: UN’s Selective Defense of Human Rights
Ulson Gunnar, New Eastern Outlook – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 ( Comments Off on From Ukraine to Syria: UN’s Selective Defense of Human Rights)
Honouring Gandhi’s Legacy, UN Reaffirms Power of Peaceful Protest
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 6th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Honouring Gandhi’s Legacy, UN Reaffirms Power of Peaceful Protest)
UN Human Rights Council Backs Argentina on US Debt Row
BBC News – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Human Rights Council Backs Argentina on US Debt Row)
On the Eve of UN International Day of Peace: The Mother of Peace Yet to Be Born
Surya Nath Prasad, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on On the Eve of UN International Day of Peace: The Mother of Peace Yet to Be Born)
Iraq: Yazidis’ Genocide?
René Wadlow, UN Geneva Association of Word Citizens – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Iraq: Yazidis’ Genocide?)
UN Human Rights Protection: Small Steps but No Turning Back
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Human Rights Protection: Small Steps but No Turning Back)
UN Secretary General “Alarmed” at Israel’s Announced Seizure of West Bank Land
Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Secretary General “Alarmed” at Israel’s Announced Seizure of West Bank Land)
UN Human Rights Council – Opening Statement
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Human Rights Council – Opening Statement)
U.N. Prepares for Overhaul of Arms Trade Reporting
Joel Jaeger, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 25th, 2014 ( Comments Off on U.N. Prepares for Overhaul of Arms Trade Reporting)
UN Human Rights Report and the Turning Tide against Mass Spying
Parker Higgins and Katitza Rodriguez – Electronic Frontier Foundation
August 25th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Human Rights Report and the Turning Tide against Mass Spying)
Israel Furious as UN Unveils Gaza Probe Team
AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Israel Furious as UN Unveils Gaza Probe Team)
Netanyahu Indicates Israel Won’t Cooperate with UN Probe
Yifa Yaakov – The Times of Israel
August 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Netanyahu Indicates Israel Won’t Cooperate with UN Probe)
Palestinian Open Letter to UNSG Ban Ki-moon on Gaza
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 11th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Palestinian Open Letter to UNSG Ban Ki-moon on Gaza)
Gaza Blockade Must End
Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson – The Guardian
August 11th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Gaza Blockade Must End)
WikiLeaks: Ban ki-Moon Worked with Israel to Undermine UN Report
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 11th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Latin American States Use Security Council Seats to Show Strong Support for the ICC and International Justice
Coalition for the International Criminal Court – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Latin American States Use Security Council Seats to Show Strong Support for the ICC and International Justice)
Bangladesh Sending Its Death Squads for the UN Peacekeeping Missions
Asian Centre for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 28th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Bangladesh Sending Its Death Squads for the UN Peacekeeping Missions)
Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
UN Information Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 28th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
Child and Forced Marriage – Manifestation of Gender Discrimination
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 14th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Child and Forced Marriage – Manifestation of Gender Discrimination)
After Losing Vote, U.S.-EU Threaten to Undermine Treaty
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on After Losing Vote, U.S.-EU Threaten to Undermine Treaty)
Critics Slam the U.N. for Appointing Uganda’s “Anti-Gay” Minister to Top Leadership Role
Lindsay Abrams - Salon
June 2nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Critics Slam the U.N. for Appointing Uganda’s “Anti-Gay” Minister to Top Leadership Role)
United Nations Expert Says There Are “Elements of Genocide” against Myanmar’s Rohingya
London Conference on Decades of State-Sponsored Destruction of Myanmar’s Ethnic Rohingya - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 5th, 2014 ( Comments Off on United Nations Expert Says There Are “Elements of Genocide” against Myanmar’s Rohingya)
U.S. Boycotts U.N. Drone Talks
Colum Lynch – Foreign Policy
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on U.S. Boycotts U.N. Drone Talks)
The UN Is Not Above the Law
Lauren Carasik @ajam – Al Jazeera America
March 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The UN Is Not Above the Law)
Covert Drone War: UN Report Identifies 30 Drone Strikes That Require ‘Public Explanation’
Alice K Ross – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
March 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Covert Drone War: UN Report Identifies 30 Drone Strikes That Require ‘Public Explanation’)
UN Denounces Vatican over Child Abuse and Demands Immediate Action
Lizzy Davies and Henry McDonald – The Guardian
February 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UN Denounces Vatican over Child Abuse and Demands Immediate Action)
Five Minutes Is Too Close
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Five Minutes Is Too Close)
UN Votes to Protect Privacy in Digital Age
Edith M. Lederer, AP – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 30th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Internet Privacy As Important As Human Rights, Says UN’s Navi Pillay
Haroon Siddique – The Guardian
December 30th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Internet Privacy As Important As Human Rights, Says UN’s Navi Pillay)
UN Claims Uruguay Not Allowed to End Marijuana Prohibition
Alex Newman, New American – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on UN Claims Uruguay Not Allowed to End Marijuana Prohibition)
UN Launches Its Own Spy Drone Program
Allen McDuffee, Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 9th, 2013 ( Comments Off on UN Launches Its Own Spy Drone Program)
UN Advances Surveillance Resolution Reaffirming ‘Human Right to Privacy’
Dominic Rushe – The Guardian
December 2nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on UN Advances Surveillance Resolution Reaffirming ‘Human Right to Privacy’)
Corporate Lobbyists Flood Warsaw Climate Talks
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
November 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Corporate Lobbyists Flood Warsaw Climate Talks)
G77 Walk-out at COP19 as Rich Countries Use Delaying Tactics
Claudia Ciobanu, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on G77 Walk-out at COP19 as Rich Countries Use Delaying Tactics)
Israel’s ‘Exceptionalism’ and the UN
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Israel’s ‘Exceptionalism’ and the UN)
Russia Implores UN to Take Control of Libya’s ‘Unguarded’ Yellowcake Uranium
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Russia Implores UN to Take Control of Libya’s ‘Unguarded’ Yellowcake Uranium)