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Rival Camps Clash Over Xinjiang at UN Committee Session
October 31, 2019

Rival Camps Clash Over Xinjiang at UN Committee Session

By Shannon Tiezzi
Once again, the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is the site of dueling narratives on the Xinjiang crackdown.

Human Security Central in New Effort to Save the Aral Sea
November 30, 2018

Human Security Central in New Effort to Save the Aral Sea

By Colleen Wood
The United Nations has established a new Multi-Partner Trust Fund for the Aral Sea Region.
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
October 26, 2018

Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action

By John Sifton
The UN was founded 73 years ago in large part to address mass atrocities like those committed against the Rohingya.

Why China and Russia are Keen for the Korean War to Officially End
October 24, 2018

Why China and Russia are Keen for the Korean War to Officially End

By Michael Bosack
It is no secret that both China and Russia would prefer greater control over circumstances involving the Korean Peninsula.

Taiwan Can Help the UN Achieve Its Goals
September 14, 2018

Taiwan Can Help the UN Achieve Its Goals

By Jaushieh Joseph Wu
The United Nations should stand up to external pressures and open its doors to Taiwan.

A Requiem for Cambodian Elections
August 04, 2018

A Requiem for Cambodian Elections

By Will Brehm
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen scored a resounding electoral victory, who is really to blame for such an outlandish result?

Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan
July 06, 2018

Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
The details of Dushanbe’s human rights violations tell the story of a state afraid of its own people but not of international law.
Notes From Kazakhstan’s Mission to the UN
January 15, 2018

Notes From Kazakhstan’s Mission to the UN

By Anuar Ayazbekov
Kazakhstan is positioning itself at the heart of global diplomacy.

Top UN Official to Visit North Korea
December 06, 2017

Top UN Official to Visit North Korea

By Ankit Panda
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs will visit North Korea in a rare visit.

In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind
December 04, 2017

In Afghanistan, a Struggle to Leave No Woman or Child Behind

By Tadamichi Yamamoto
Gender-based violence is pervasive in Afghanistan, but activists see a change in the wind.

Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
November 14, 2017

Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality

By Catherine Putz
Uzbekistan wants to breathe life into regional cooperation with the help of the UN and EU.
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
November 08, 2017

On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

By Maurits Elen
Unity in the UN Security Council is key to solving Korean crisis, says Guterres ahead of ASEAN Summit.

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