Posts Tagged: United Nations
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
Longtime UN champion Canada's recent failure to win a non-permanent seat on the Security Council speaks volumes about the global community's reaction to Stephen Harper's reactionary international positions.
A mother cradles her newborn baby girl, with joy where there might have been grief.
The Obama administration is tightening its sanctions against Iran -- but this is not a smart policy.
A new leaked memo criticizing Ban Ki Moon and UN corruption scores some points but it is largely wide of the mark.
If Turkey and Israel break off relations, the damage will spread throughout the Middle East and beyond.
The United Nations is voting on safe drinking water as a human right.
A new world order is emerging from the wreckage of Afghanistan and Iraq, and Turkey will be a major player in it.
Two Border Patrol killings in two weeks have thrown U.S.-Mexican relations into a tailspin.
The United Nations is not just about governments. Civil society has played an increasingly important role in UN deliberations.