Posts Tagged: UN
Despite a generally abysmal human rights record, North Korea has shown improvement in one specific area: disability rights.
A new book examines the problems that face the Blue Helmets and the problems they cause.
The recent UN vote on Israeli settlements lessens the power imbalance between Israelis and Palestinians.
Can the UN secretary-general's ill-advised trip to North Africa nevertheless pave the way to a settlement of the dispute over Western Sahara?
The UN has the power to bring peace to Syria — and greatly enhance its reputation to solve the seemingly intractable problems of sovereign states.
The recent multinational agreement with Iran, along with the calamitous consequences of US military intervention in the Middle East, challenge the frozen notions that have dominated US foreign policy.
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
The Senate hasn't approved any major multilateral treaties since 1997.
The United Nations is not just about governments. Civil society has played an increasingly important role in UN deliberations.
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.