But they won’t arrive until September.
But they won’t arrive until September.
Lebanon now has the highest per capita concentration of refugees worldwide.
The battleground is the United Nations. “Today, the nature of the family is confused by so many … It is scandalous,” said the Holy See’s representative to the U.N. amid negotiations last month in New York.
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“We need to change the way we are doing business,” said Luiz Loures, UNAIDS deputy executive director and assistant secretary general of the United Nations.
“I am a Russian speaker and I don’t need your protection.” Bam.
Russia and China had previously vetoed three resolutions that pressed President Bashar Assad to end the conflict in Syria. But on Saturday the two countries joined the rest of the U.N. Security Council to send a message to Assad.
The family was reunited by U.N. workers in Jordan. Update: The child was only a few feet away from his family, according to an UNHCR press officer who was on the scene.
The U.N. secretary general was “deeply disappointed” by Iran’s refusal to accept the road map to end civil war in Syria, a position that threatened to derail the meeting.
As sectarian violence intensifies, there are concerns that the country is on the brink of genocide.
Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission said the beating flouted Islamic Sharia laws, Al Arabiya reported. WARNING: Disturbing content.
Since everyone loves a good birthday, let’s take a minute to talk about how the UN, at the ripe age of 68, is still pretty awesome.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a speech on Iran’s nuclear program before the United Nations on Tuesday said President Rohani was “a loyal servant of the regime.” Netanyahu also said he wished he could believe the president, but “the facts are that Iran’s savage record flatly contradicts Rohani’s soothing rhetoric.”
The U.N. signals that LGBT rights have become central to the global human rights debate.
Even though the United Nations is perhaps the key tool in Russia’s diplomatic arsenal, Putin is conspicuous by his absence at the General Assembly.
Obama calls for new negotiations with Iran on nuclear weapons and a return to the bargaining table for Israelis and Palestinians.
“The results are beyond doubt and beyond the pale,” says Ban.
Ban Ki-moon believed that a U.N. report will show “overwhelming evidence” that chemical weapons were used by the Syrian government.
Everything you need to know about the crisis in Syria today.
A team investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons came under fire on Monday. No one was injured.
A minor mystery in Turtle Bay.
Power’s first speech is hosted by Invisible Children, the organization that tried to stop Kony last year.
The anti-LGBT propaganda law will remain in effect during the Winter Olympics, the ambassador says. “The Russian government is endangering Russia’s international reputation, and possibly their Olympic ambitions, by not taking seriously the global outcry against these laws,” All Out head says in response.
Power’s nomination as U.N. Ambassador is garnering support from conservatives.
Malala Yousafzai spoke today at the United Nations on her sixteenth birthday. It’s her first speech since the Taliban shot her in the head for work promoting education for girls in Pakistan last year.
Samantha Power accused Susan Rice of letting the Rwandan genocide happen. Now Syria is the “problem from hell.”
What has existed in every country throughout time, but is still considered abnormal? A short video from the UN human rights office has a big message.
Internship promised “inside knowledge of just how the UN really operates and have tremendous opportunities to make invaluable connections.”
Secretary of State John Kerry called it a “strong, effective and implementable” treaty and stressed that it applies only to international deals and “reaffirms the sovereign right of any state to regulate arms within its territory,” Associated Press reports.
The U.N.’s maverick blogger finds himself at odds with his fellow reporters. “I’m not an insane person.”