The commemorative site was designed by a Haitian architect and depicts a woman of African descent lying above the words “Consider the Legacy.”
The vote on last year’s expansion of same-sex spousal benefits was much less close than observers had previously feared.
The vote is currently “too close to call,” according to one Western diplomat.
When presented with a possible way to skirt Congressional approval on an Iran deal, the Obama administration rejected it.
The exhibit, on display at the U.N. headquarters, captures the atrocities committed by Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Warning: this post contains graphic images.
Clinton, after speaking at the United Nations, addressed the controversy of her use of a personal email address while she was secretary of state, saying, “Looking back, it would have been probably smarter to have used two devices.”
The company’s general counsel Salle Yoo will announce the partnership tomorrow at the UN Women’s event at the United Nations.
UN expert hits back at PM’s comments after he questions report into torture.
The Nobel laureate said he would step down as head of the IPCC with immediate effect.
Approximately 11,000 young boys have been recruited to fight as child soldiers in the nation’s ongoing civil war.
Civilian deaths and injuries in Afghanistan hit a grim milestone last year. Children were hit hardest, with over 2,000 causalities.
The International Court of Justice said that while the two nations did commit crimes against each other during the 1990s Balkan conflict, they did not amount to genocide.
The woman was abducted while working in the capital Bangui on Tuesday.
“No country can advance as long as its women are held back.”
The Syrian government-sponsored display at the United Nations has the Syrian opposition wondering what a “regime propagandist” is doing there.
UNICEF told BuzzFeed News that they estimate 11,000 children have lost one or both parents to Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia alone.
Eleven nations on the 15-member council voted in favor of the procedural motion.
The deal was criticized by environmental groups for being too weak.
“Dozens” were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.
There no evidence of “meaningful recruitment” by ISIS in UN camps, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said on Thursday. But previous reports show that recruitment is definitely taking place in other camps.
“Science has spoken,” U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said. “Time is not on our side.”
The staffer was a driver for the Sierra Leone office of U.N. Women. The organization said it is taking immediate action to quarantine everyone who came in contact with the victim.
It’s not bribery if everyone is doing it.
Despite “intensive medical procedures”, the 56-year-old died after contracting the virus in Liberia.
The violence comes after several months of relative calm.
“In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS,” CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Thursday of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
It’s rare for a United Nations official to so directly call for the use of force.
The 25–14 vote may indicate support is growing for protecting LGBT rights under international human rights law.
“If we don’t take care of this now, we are going to see fallout effects and secondary effects from this that will have ramifications for a long time, above and beyond the lives that will have been lost.”
On September 21st, India joined 48 other countries in the global demonstration of peace.