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Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now
September 14, 2021

Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now

By Sebastian Strangio
Under a deal brokered by the U.S. and China, the decision over Myanmar's U.N. seat will be deferred until November.

As Myanmar Crisis Grows, Dispute Breaks Out Over Country’s UN Seat
March 03, 2021

As Myanmar Crisis Grows, Dispute Breaks Out Over Country’s UN Seat

By Sebastian Strangio
The coup has given way to to a dispute over who should represent Myanmar at the United Nations.
Why Is India Silent on China’s Human Rights Record at the UN?
October 27, 2020

Why Is India Silent on China’s Human Rights Record at the UN?

By Arkoprabho Hazra
New Delhi’s domestic compulsions shouldn’t prevent it from taking a harsher line on China’s human rights abuses.

Fiji’s Bainimarama Makes Pacific Plea for Multilateralism
October 06, 2020

Fiji’s Bainimarama Makes Pacific Plea for Multilateralism

By Grant Wyeth
From COVID-19 to climate change, the most pressing global issues – and those of most concern to Pacific states – are best served by collective action.

Cambodia’s Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations
September 28, 2018

Cambodia’s Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations

By David Hutt
With protests planned in New York, the Southeast Asian state’s politics is set to be on display this weekend.

How the UN Failed West Papua
September 19, 2016

How the UN Failed West Papua

By Prianka Srinivasan
The UN no longer considers West Papua to be "colonized," leaving activists hard pressed to find solutions.

17 Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir: India-Pakistan Tensions Heating up
September 19, 2016

17 Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir: India-Pakistan Tensions Heating up

By Shawn Snow
As heavy pressure builds on Islamabad, Kashmir heats up.
Bringing North Korea Into Line
January 17, 2016

Bringing North Korea Into Line

By David A. Welch
What might make Kim Jong-un want to give up nuclear weapons?

Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council
September 30, 2015

Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council

By Shannon Tiezzi
In his speech before the UN General Assembly, Abe made the case for Japan to join the UN's major decision-making body.

Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger
September 30, 2015

Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger

By Catherine Putz
Meanwhile, at the UN Rahmon preaches “mutual trust, and tolerance.”

Citing Iran, South Korea’s President Urges UN to Focus on North Korea
September 29, 2015

Citing Iran, South Korea’s President Urges UN to Focus on North Korea

By Catherine Putz
The division of the Korean peninsula, Park said, is the “the last remaining vestige of the Cold War."
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
September 29, 2015

Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia

By Catherine Putz
President Nazarbayev wants the UN to know he's full of ideas for modernizing the body.

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