Archive for the category ‘THE UNITED NATIONS’


UN Investigator Says Myanmar Genocide against Rohingya ‘Ongoing’
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Rohingyas to Be Repatriated Despite UN Genocide Warning
Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Shaikh Azizur Rahman – The Guardian
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees
Jeff Crisp | Humanitarian Practice Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
UN Security Council to Hear on Oct. 24 from UN Fact-Finding Mission on Rohingya
Coconuts Yangon | AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
UN Postal Agency ‘Regrets’ US Withdrawal
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
Global Warming Report, an ‘Ear-Splitting Wake-Up Call’ Warns UN Chief
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to Civilization, New U.N. Report Concludes
Kate Aronoff – The Intercept
October 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Global Warming of 1.5 °C
UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Yemen: Tackling The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Trump Administration Threatens Sanctions against International Criminal Court
Patrick Martin | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
Mankind Must Know: The UN and Global Leaders are a Menace to Peace and Problem-Solving
Mahboob A Khawaja, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 3rd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Myanmar: The UN Calls It Genocide—Why Won’t the US?
David Palumbo-Liu – The Nation
September 3rd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
‘Defend the People, Not the States’, Says Outgoing UN Human Rights Chief
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
How Has the Declaration of Human Rights Changed the World?
Peace News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Present Perverse Priorities Will Undermine the UN Even Further!
Jan Oberg | The Transnational – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 13th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
‘Economy Is Society’s Servant, Not Its Master,’ Say UN Rights Experts, Urging Brazil to Put Human Rights before Austerity
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Economy Is Society’s Servant, Not Its Master,’ Say UN Rights Experts, Urging Brazil to Put Human Rights before Austerity)
Ethiopia: Women Run Co-Ops, UN Collaboration Yields Good Harvest, Rural Savings
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Ethiopia: Women Run Co-Ops, UN Collaboration Yields Good Harvest, Rural Savings)
Outgoing UN Rights Chief: No Regrets for Speaking Up
Edith M. Lederer | Associated Press – Fox News
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Outgoing UN Rights Chief: No Regrets for Speaking Up)
European Parliament Calls for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly and a UN Reform Summit in 2020
UNPA Campaign | DWF – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on European Parliament Calls for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly and a UN Reform Summit in 2020)
For Refugees in Sudan, Fears Surround Probe into UN Resettlement Fraud
Sally Hayden | IRIN – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on For Refugees in Sudan, Fears Surround Probe into UN Resettlement Fraud)
The UN’s Human Rights Chief Has Had Enough
Tom Fletcher - Prospect Magazine
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The UN’s Human Rights Chief Has Had Enough)
New Import Restrictions Risk Triggering ‘Dramatic Deterioration’ in Gaza, Says UN Humanitarian Coordinator
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on New Import Restrictions Risk Triggering ‘Dramatic Deterioration’ in Gaza, Says UN Humanitarian Coordinator)
Security Council Hails ‘Historic and Significant’ Joint Peace Declaration by Ethiopia and Eritrea
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Security Council Hails ‘Historic and Significant’ Joint Peace Declaration by Ethiopia and Eritrea)
U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials
Andrew Jacobs – The New York Times
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials)
UN Chief: ‘Unimaginable’ Stories of Killings, Rape from Rohingya Refugees
VOA News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Chief: ‘Unimaginable’ Stories of Killings, Rape from Rohingya Refugees)
UN-Burma/Myanmar MOU: Why the Hush Hush?
The Daily Star [Bangladesh] – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN-Burma/Myanmar MOU: Why the Hush Hush?)
‘Have You No Shame?’ Myanmar Is Flogged for Violence against Rohingya
Nick Cumming-Bruce – The New York Times
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Have You No Shame?’ Myanmar Is Flogged for Violence against Rohingya)
Veteran Socialist Public Official from Portugal Elected to Lead UN Migration Agency
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Veteran Socialist Public Official from Portugal Elected to Lead UN Migration Agency)
Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation)
Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee Brings UN Human Rights Council Up to Date on Human Rights in Myanmar
UN High Commissioner on Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee Brings UN Human Rights Council Up to Date on Human Rights in Myanmar)
UN Chief Calls for ‘Solidarity, Compassion and Action’ on World Refugee Day
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 25th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Chief Calls for ‘Solidarity, Compassion and Action’ on World Refugee Day)
UN Envoy to Myanmar: Perpetrators of Rohingya Attacks Must Be Held Accountable
AFP – The Daily Mail
June 25th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Envoy to Myanmar: Perpetrators of Rohingya Attacks Must Be Held Accountable)
Trump Administration Pulls US out of UN Human Rights Council
Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
UN General Assembly Adopts Text Urging Greater Protection for Palestinians and Deploring Israel’s ‘Excessive’ Use of Force
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN General Assembly Adopts Text Urging Greater Protection for Palestinians and Deploring Israel’s ‘Excessive’ Use of Force)
‘True’ Peace Requires Standing Up for Human Rights, Says UN Chief Guterres
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘True’ Peace Requires Standing Up for Human Rights, Says UN Chief Guterres)
UN Agencies Express Outrage over Killing of Palestinian Volunteer Medic in Gaza
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Agencies Express Outrage over Killing of Palestinian Volunteer Medic in Gaza)
The Best Kept Secret on Saving the World
Bob Hanson | Democratic World Federalists – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Best Kept Secret on Saving the World)
What Can Palestinians Expect from the ICC?
Nada Kiswanson – Al Jazeera
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on What Can Palestinians Expect from the ICC?)
The ICC and the Plight of the Rohingya
Wayne Jordash and Uzay Aysev – Al Jazeera
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The ICC and the Plight of the Rohingya)
World Day for Cultural Diversity, Dialogue and Development
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 21st, 2018 ( Comments Off on World Day for Cultural Diversity, Dialogue and Development)
As UN Approves War Crimes Probe, Human Rights Chief Rips Israel’s “Horrifying” Massacre of Palestinians
Jake Johnson – Common Dreams
May 21st, 2018 ( Comments Off on As UN Approves War Crimes Probe, Human Rights Chief Rips Israel’s “Horrifying” Massacre of Palestinians)
The UNO at Crossroads While Warriors Are Destroying Humanity
Mahboob A Khawaja, PhD. – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 14th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The UNO at Crossroads While Warriors Are Destroying Humanity)
UN Security Council and the Rohingya: Yet another Charade?
C R Abrar – The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
May 7th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Declaration on the Right to Peace (2)
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
Declaration on the Right to Peace (1)
UN Human Rights Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
OPCW Investigators Found “No Evidence” of Chemical Weapons at Syrian Facilities Bombed by F-UK-US
Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on OPCW Investigators Found “No Evidence” of Chemical Weapons at Syrian Facilities Bombed by F-UK-US)
A Day of Mother Earth: Living in Harmony with Nature
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 23rd, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
At Security Council, UN Chief Pushes for Creation of Body to Determine Perpetrators of Chemical Attacks in Syria
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on At Security Council, UN Chief Pushes for Creation of Body to Determine Perpetrators of Chemical Attacks in Syria)
Yemen the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis, Says UN Chief
António Guterres | The United Nations – Inter Press Service-IPS
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Yemen the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis, Says UN Chief)
Grand Design for Universal Peace Education for Global Good Governance through the New UN
Surya Nath Prasad, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Grand Design for Universal Peace Education for Global Good Governance through the New UN)
At Security Council, UN Middle East Peace Envoy Reports on Israel’s Troubling Settlement Expansion
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on At Security Council, UN Middle East Peace Envoy Reports on Israel’s Troubling Settlement Expansion)
UN Appeals for Support to Tackle ‘Massive’ Health Needs of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Appeals for Support to Tackle ‘Massive’ Health Needs of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh)
Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide about Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar
Office of the UN Secretary-General – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide about Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar)
UN Reviews 206 Firms over Their Links to Israeli Settlements
Jamey Keaten | AP – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Reviews 206 Firms over Their Links to Israeli Settlements)
Conditions in Myanmar Not Yet Suitable for Rohingya Refugees to Return Safely – UN Agency
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Conditions in Myanmar Not Yet Suitable for Rohingya Refugees to Return Safely – UN Agency)
Network Spherons: The UN of Harmony and Global Peace Replacing the UN of Disharmony
Leo Semashko et al. – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Network Spherons: The UN of Harmony and Global Peace Replacing the UN of Disharmony)
After 1,000 Days of Conflict, Yemen Sliding into ‘Deepening Catastrophe,’ UN Agencies Warn
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 8th, 2018 ( Comments Off on After 1,000 Days of Conflict, Yemen Sliding into ‘Deepening Catastrophe,’ UN Agencies Warn)
Suspected Cholera Cases in Yemen Surpass One Million, Reports UN Health Agency
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Suspected Cholera Cases in Yemen Surpass One Million, Reports UN Health Agency)
US Faces Collective Defiance at UN over Jerusalem
Thalif Deen – Inter Press Service-IPS
December 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on US Faces Collective Defiance at UN over Jerusalem)
UN Rights Expert ‘Disappointed’ by Myanmar’s Decision to Refuse Visit
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Rights Expert ‘Disappointed’ by Myanmar’s Decision to Refuse Visit)
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein | OHCHR – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar)
Why the UN Is Setting Up a Database of International Businesses Operating in Israeli Settlements
Valentina Azarova – The Conversation
December 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Why the UN Is Setting Up a Database of International Businesses Operating in Israeli Settlements)
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 ( Comments Off on Special Session on the Human Rights of the Rohingya Muslims and Other Minorities in Myanmar)
Issue of Jerusalem Must Be Resolved through Direct Negotiations between Parties, UN Chief Stresses
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Issue of Jerusalem Must Be Resolved through Direct Negotiations between Parties, UN Chief Stresses)
Six ‘Signature Solutions’ – New Development Plan for a New Era
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Six ‘Signature Solutions’ – New Development Plan for a New Era)
With UN Support, More Countries Confronting Threat of Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on With UN Support, More Countries Confronting Threat of Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’)
UN Envoy Urges Greater Support for Rohingya Victims of Sexual Violence
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Envoy Urges Greater Support for Rohingya Victims of Sexual Violence)
UN Security Council Calls on Myanmar to End Excessive Military Force in Rakhine State
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Security Council Calls on Myanmar to End Excessive Military Force in Rakhine State)
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 ( Comments Off on World Votes to Lift Blockade on Cuba as US, Israel Vote ‘No’)
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 ( Comments Off on Historic Resolution on Women & Peacekeeping Remains Mostly Unimplemented)
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 ( Comments Off on Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar)
Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar Conclude Visit to Bangladesh
UH High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar Conclude Visit to Bangladesh)
UN Special Advisers Statement on Crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Special Advisers Statement on Crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar)
UN Report on Rohingya Hunger Is Shelved at Myanmar’s Request
Oliver Holmes – The Guardian
October 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Report on Rohingya Hunger Is Shelved at Myanmar’s Request)
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 ( Comments Off on Sent to Haiti to Keep the Peace, Departing UN Troops Leave a Damaged Nation in Their Wake)
The U.S. Voted Against a U.N. Resolution Condemning Death Penalty for LGBTQ People
Alex Emmons – The Intercept
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The U.S. Voted Against a U.N. Resolution Condemning Death Penalty for LGBTQ People)
Haiti’s UN Mission Ends after 13 Years of Occupation
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Haiti’s UN Mission Ends after 13 Years of Occupation)
Myanmar Rohingya Abuses May Be Crimes against Humanity, UN Rights Experts Warn
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Rohingya Abuses May Be Crimes against Humanity, UN Rights Experts Warn)
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – September 26
UN Office for Disarmament Affairs – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – September 26)
UN Rights Experts Urge Member States to ‘Go Beyond Statements,’ Take Action to Help Rohingya
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Rights Experts Urge Member States to ‘Go Beyond Statements,’ Take Action to Help Rohingya)
UN Human Rights Chief Points to ‘Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing’ in Myanmar
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Human Rights Chief Points to ‘Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing’ in Myanmar)
South-South Cooperation Key to Overcoming Inequalities, Says UN Deputy Chief
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on South-South Cooperation Key to Overcoming Inequalities, Says UN Deputy Chief)
World Needs to Move beyond ‘Conceptual Debate’ and Improve Protection from Atrocities, Urges Guterres
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on World Needs to Move beyond ‘Conceptual Debate’ and Improve Protection from Atrocities, Urges Guterres)
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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’
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December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Issues Record Aid Appeal amid Unprecedented ‘Human Suffering’)
Reformed, Disciplined and Humiliated UNESCO
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November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Reformed, Disciplined and Humiliated UNESCO)
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 of 10 Nov 1975
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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
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November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on UN Votes in Favor of Ending Cuban Blockade 191-2)
The United Nations at 70
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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
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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’
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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
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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)