Archive for the category ‘UNITED NATIONS’


United Nations 75th Anniversary Resolution
Florencia Gor, Jeffery Huffines and Fergus Watt | Democratic World Federalists – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
They Call It Multistakeholderism. Where Does That Leave the UN?
Harris Gleckman | PassBlue – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Trump Regime Denies Visas to Members of Russian and Iranian UN Delegations
Stephen Lendman | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Yemen: Western Powers May Be Held Responsible for War Crimes – UN
BBC – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 16th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
It’s Coming Soon: Can the UN Rethink Its Future in a Few Months?
Richard Ponzio and Cristina Petcu | PassBlue – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
When Pyromaniacs Lead, the World Burns
Marwan Bishara – Al Jazeera
September 2nd, 2019 ( No Comments »)
IPCC Special Report: Climate Change and Land
UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
UN Calls for Sanctions, Arms Embargo against Myanmar Army
Joshua Carroll – Al Jazeera News
August 12th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
U.N. Urges Sanctions on Myanmar Army Businesses, Says Foreign Partners Could Be Complicit
Angie Teo and Poppy McPherson | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
UN Chief Laments Ending of Cold War-Era Disarmament Treaty
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
US Blocks UN Statement to Condemn Demolition of Palestinian Homes
Quds News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 29th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
The 2019 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index
UN Development Programme – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 29th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange
Prof. Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture | Medium – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 1st, 2019 ( Comments Off on Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange)
Free Rohingya Coalition Calls for the Resignation of UN Secretary General and Senior Deputies over Systemic UN Failures in Myanmar Genocide
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Free Rohingya Coalition Calls for the Resignation of UN Secretary General and Senior Deputies over Systemic UN Failures in Myanmar Genocide)
A Brief and Independent Inquiry into the Involvement of the United Nations in Myanmar from 2010 to 2018
UN Diplomat Gert Rosenthal – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2019 ( Comments Off on A Brief and Independent Inquiry into the Involvement of the United Nations in Myanmar from 2010 to 2018)
Record Displacement Shows ‘We’re Almost Unable to Make Peace’, Warns UN Refugee Agency Chief
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Record Displacement Shows ‘We’re Almost Unable to Make Peace’, Warns UN Refugee Agency Chief)
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
Torture as a Jus Cogens Norm
Law Teacher – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Torture as a Jus Cogens Norm)
UN Expert Criticizes States for ‘Ganging Up’ on WikiLeaks’ Assange; Warns against Extradition, Fearing ‘Serious’ Rights Violations
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Expert Criticizes States for ‘Ganging Up’ on WikiLeaks’ Assange; Warns against Extradition, Fearing ‘Serious’ Rights Violations)
Findings of Torture: The UN Rapporteur and Julian Assange
Dr. Binoy Kampmark – Global Research
June 3rd, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
The Secret Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding between UNHCR, UNDP & Myanmar
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Secret Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding between UNHCR, UNDP & Myanmar)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
UN: Bolivia’s Universal Healthcare Is ‘Model for the World’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN: Bolivia’s Universal Healthcare Is ‘Model for the World’)
UN Health Agency Highlights Lifestyle Choices That Can Prevent Onset of Dementia, as Millions More Succumb Each Year
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Health Agency Highlights Lifestyle Choices That Can Prevent Onset of Dementia, as Millions More Succumb Each Year)
The Cocoyoc Declaration
Johan Galtung, et al. – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Cocoyoc Declaration)
UNESCO Brisbane Declaration – Freedom of Information: The Right to Know
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 29th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UNESCO Brisbane Declaration – Freedom of Information: The Right to Know)
Is Africa on Trial by the ICC?
Global Policy Forum – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on Is Africa on Trial by the ICC?)
ICC Will Not Investigate U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan
Democracy NOW! – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on ICC Will Not Investigate U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan)
The ICC Was Wrong to Deny Prosecution Request for Afghan Probe
Mark Kersten – Al Jazeera
April 22nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on The ICC Was Wrong to Deny Prosecution Request for Afghan Probe)
Making Peace: Israel/Palestine
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
Thu, 11 April Brief: Women in Peacekeeping, the Arrests of Assange & Sudan’s Leader, Updates on Libya, Nigeria & Syria
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Thu, 11 April Brief: Women in Peacekeeping, the Arrests of Assange & Sudan’s Leader, Updates on Libya, Nigeria & Syria)
UN Rights Experts Condemn Assange Arrest
Agence France-Presse – The Philippine Star
April 15th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Rights Experts Condemn Assange Arrest)
UN Agencies Urge Brunei to Repeal New ‘Extreme and Unjustified’ Penal Code
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 8th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Agencies Urge Brunei to Repeal New ‘Extreme and Unjustified’ Penal Code)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
The Rightful Owners of a Key Island US Military Base Would Like It Back, and the UN Agrees
Vijay Prashad | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on The Rightful Owners of a Key Island US Military Base Would Like It Back, and the UN Agrees)
UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar Advances Accountability and Initiates New Investigations
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar Advances Accountability and Initiates New Investigations)
Dozens Killed and Injured by New Airstrikes in Western Yemen, UN Coordinator Condemns ‘Outrageous’ Toll
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Dozens Killed and Injured by New Airstrikes in Western Yemen, UN Coordinator Condemns ‘Outrageous’ Toll)
US Bars Entry to International Criminal Court Investigators
Matthew Lee | Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 18th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
ICC Tribunal Declares Trump and Duterte Guilty of Crimes against Humanity
Prof. Marjorie Cohn – Global Research
March 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on ICC Tribunal Declares Trump and Duterte Guilty of Crimes against Humanity)
3-5°C Temperature Rise Is Now ‘Locked-in’ for the Arctic
UN Environment – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on 3-5°C Temperature Rise Is Now ‘Locked-in’ for the Arctic)
A Peek into the Horrific Findings of the UN Report on Israel’s Massacre of Gaza Protesters
Robert Inlakesh – MintPress News
March 11th, 2019 ( Comments Off on A Peek into the Horrific Findings of the UN Report on Israel’s Massacre of Gaza Protesters)
Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
UN Human Rights Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 4th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory)
Rohingya Crisis: UN Investigates Its ‘Dysfunctional’ Conduct in Myanmar
Emanuel Stoakes and Hannah Ellis-Petersen – The Guardian
March 4th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
Million across Yemen ‘just a Step Away from Famine’, with Food Available but Inaccessible
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 11th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Million across Yemen ‘just a Step Away from Famine’, with Food Available but Inaccessible)
UN Rapporteur: US Sanctions against Venezuela Causing Economic and Humanitarian Crisis
Irish Examiner – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Rapporteur: US Sanctions against Venezuela Causing Economic and Humanitarian Crisis)
‘Historic’ Moment: Palestine Takes Reins of UN Coalition of Developing Countries
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2019 ( Comments Off on ‘Historic’ Moment: Palestine Takes Reins of UN Coalition of Developing Countries)
From Child Refugee in Mozambique to School Principal in the United States
Marta Martinez | UNHCR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 14th, 2019 ( Comments Off on From Child Refugee in Mozambique to School Principal in the United States)
Amid Troop Build-Up in Rohingya’s Home State, UN Appeals to Myanmar for Peaceful Solution
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 14th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Amid Troop Build-Up in Rohingya’s Home State, UN Appeals to Myanmar for Peaceful Solution)
Who Are the White Helmets? Fake News and Staged Rescues
Mark Taliano - Global Research
January 7th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Who Are the White Helmets? Fake News and Staged Rescues)
UNESCO Should Cry No Tears over Israel’s Departure
Dr Daud Abdullah – Middle East Monitor
January 7th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UNESCO Should Cry No Tears over Israel’s Departure)
A Call for Review of the Historical Facts Surrounding UNGA Resolution That Recognized Self-Government for Hawaii
Pōkā Laenui, Kioni Dudley, Leon Kaulahao Siu and Alfred de Zayas – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Call for Review of the Historical Facts Surrounding UNGA Resolution That Recognized Self-Government for Hawaii)
White Helmets: ‘Organ Traders, Terrorists, Looters’
Miri Wood - Syria News
December 31st, 2018 ( Comments Off on White Helmets: ‘Organ Traders, Terrorists, Looters’)
Nuremberg Principles
Schulberg Productions – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Nuremberg Principles)
Continued Debate over the Crime of Aggression: A Supreme International Irony
Donald M. Ferencz | Harvard Int’l Law Journal – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Continued Debate over the Crime of Aggression: A Supreme International Irony)
The Good and the Bad in the New Peace Agreement on Yemen
Osamah Al-Rawhani – Al Jazeera
December 24th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Good and the Bad in the New Peace Agreement on Yemen)
Governments Adopt UN Global Migration Pact to Help ‘Prevent Suffering and Chaos’
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Governments Adopt UN Global Migration Pact to Help ‘Prevent Suffering and Chaos’)
Never Again, and Again: Can the World Stop Genocide?
The Economist – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Migrants: A UN Conference Undermined by 11th Hour Withdrawals
Thalif Deen | IPS News – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Migrants: A UN Conference Undermined by 11th Hour Withdrawals)
New Report Provides First Comprehensive Legal Analysis of the Role of Gender in Genocide
Sareta Ashraph & Liz Olson | Global Justice Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on New Report Provides First Comprehensive Legal Analysis of the Role of Gender in Genocide)
UNGA President Launches New Initiative to Purge Plastics and Purify Oceans
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UNGA President Launches New Initiative to Purge Plastics and Purify Oceans)
COP24: What to Expect
Federica Genovese – The Conversation
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on COP24: What to Expect)
COP24: How a Plastics Treaty Could Clean Up Our Oceans
Elizabeth Kirk – The Conversation
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on COP24: How a Plastics Treaty Could Clean Up Our Oceans)
COP24: Here’s What Must Be Agreed to Keep Warming at 1.5°C
Hugh Hunt – The Conversation
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on COP24: Here’s What Must Be Agreed to Keep Warming at 1.5°C)
Bachelet: Returning Rohingya Refugees to Myanmar Would Place Them at Serious Risk of Human Rights Violations
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Bachelet: Returning Rohingya Refugees to Myanmar Would Place Them at Serious Risk of Human Rights Violations)
UNICEF Welcomes Bangladesh Statement That Rohingya Will Not Be Forced to Leave
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 19th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UNICEF Welcomes Bangladesh Statement That Rohingya Will Not Be Forced to Leave)
Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees on the Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees to Myanmar
UNHCR – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees on the Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees to Myanmar)
Myanmar: UN Human Rights Expert Pleads for Rohingya Returns to Stop, Fears Repeat Abuses May Await
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar: UN Human Rights Expert Pleads for Rohingya Returns to Stop, Fears Repeat Abuses May Await)
International Crime Gangs Amass ‘Staggering’ Profits in Conflict Zones, Expert Tells Security Council
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( Comments Off on International Crime Gangs Amass ‘Staggering’ Profits in Conflict Zones, Expert Tells Security Council)
UN Investigator Says Myanmar Genocide against Rohingya ‘Ongoing’
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Investigator Says Myanmar Genocide against Rohingya ‘Ongoing’)
Rohingyas to Be Repatriated Despite UN Genocide Warning
Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Shaikh Azizur Rahman – The Guardian
November 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Rohingyas to Be Repatriated Despite UN Genocide Warning)
‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees
Jeff Crisp | Humanitarian Practice Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees)
UN Security Council to Hear on Oct. 24 from UN Fact-Finding Mission on Rohingya
Coconuts Yangon | AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Security Council to Hear on Oct. 24 from UN Fact-Finding Mission on Rohingya)
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 ( Comments Off on Global Warming Report, an ‘Ear-Splitting Wake-Up Call’ Warns UN Chief)
Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to Civilization, New U.N. Report Concludes
Kate Aronoff – The Intercept
October 15th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to Civilization, New U.N. Report Concludes)
Global Warming of 1.5 °C
UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 15th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Global Warming of 1.5 °C)
Malaysian Prime Minister Paints Dismal World Picture, Underscores Need for UN Reform
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Malaysian Prime Minister Paints Dismal World Picture, Underscores Need for UN Reform)
Yemen: Tackling The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Yemen: Tackling The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis)
(မြန်မာ Burmese) ကုလသမဂၢ လြတ္လပ္ေသာ ႏိုင္ငံတကာ အခ်က္အလက္ရွာေဖြေရးမစ္ရွင္ ၏သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္။
UN Information Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on (မြန်မာ Burmese) ကုလသမဂၢ လြတ္လပ္ေသာ ႏိုင္ငံတကာ အခ်က္အလက္ရွာေဖြေရးမစ္ရွင္ ၏သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္။)
The U.S. Goes to War against the ICC to Cover Up Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan
Murtaza Hussain – The Intercept
September 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The U.S. Goes to War against the ICC to Cover Up Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan)
Blockades ‘Expose’ the Innocent to the ‘Ravages of Economic War’ – UN Sanctions Expert Warns
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Blockades ‘Expose’ the Innocent to the ‘Ravages of Economic War’ – UN Sanctions Expert Warns)
Economy and Living Standards of Gaza ‘Eviscerated’ by Crippling Blockade – UN Trade and Development Report
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Economy and Living Standards of Gaza ‘Eviscerated’ by Crippling Blockade – UN Trade and Development Report)
Trump Administration Threatens Sanctions against International Criminal Court
Patrick Martin | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
Doomed Prospects for Achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030: Funds Squandered on Military-Industrial Complex Are Indispensable for Success
Carla Stea – Global Research
September 3rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Doomed Prospects for Achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030: Funds Squandered on Military-Industrial Complex Are Indispensable for Success)
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 ( Comments Off on Mankind Must Know: The UN and Global Leaders are a Menace to Peace and Problem-Solving)
Myanmar: The UN Calls It Genocide—Why Won’t the US?
David Palumbo-Liu – The Nation
September 3rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar: The UN Calls It Genocide—Why Won’t the US?)
Myanmar: Tatmadaw Leaders Must Be Investigated for Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes – UN Report
UH Human Rights Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 27th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar: Tatmadaw Leaders Must Be Investigated for Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes – UN Report)
‘Defend the People, Not the States’, Says Outgoing UN Human Rights Chief
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Defend the People, Not the States’, Says Outgoing UN Human Rights Chief)
How Has the Declaration of Human Rights Changed the World?
Peace News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on How Has the Declaration of Human Rights Changed the World?)
Present Perverse Priorities Will Undermine the UN Even Further!
Jan Oberg | The Transnational – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 13th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Present Perverse Priorities Will Undermine the UN Even Further!)
‘Pioneering’ Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Officially Appointed New UN Human Rights Chief
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 13th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Pioneering’ Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Officially Appointed New UN Human Rights Chief)
‘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
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UN Special Advisers Statement on Crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar
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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
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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
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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
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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)