Posts Tagged: United Nations
139 countries have ratified the disability treaty. But not the United States. The Obama administration can change that with a stroke of the pen.
The UN's Stiglitz Commission is calling for short-term economic stimulus measures to help introduce, and above all not obstruct, required long-term changes.
Serious work was done at the recent UN conference on racism, and the boycotters have egg on their face.
The Obama administration boycotted the UN conference on racism and missed a golden opportunity.
Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?
In response to genocide and ethnic cleansing, the UN has adopted a new doctrine called the Responsibility to Protect. Are we finally going to say "never again" or is it just "more of the same"?
Can Turkey bridge the gap between Islam and the West?
Senators Clinton, McCain, Obama have something to say about the UN, nuclear proliferation and other global cooperation issues. Really.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.
UN peacekeeping operations are increasing in size and complexity. Why aren't they getting the financial and political support they need?