September 13, 2021
Donors Voice Concerns Over Taliban Rule as UN Seeks Funds
By Jamey Keaten
Can donors help everyday Afghans without handing a public relations victory or cash to the Taliban?
August 12, 2021
New Zealand and the United Nations
By Geoffrey Miller
The latest climate change report was a reminder of the U.N.’s clout. How does Wellington engage the international body?
April 19, 2021
Examining Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security
By Grant Wyeth
Women and girls often suffer the effects of conflict disproportionately to men.
March 26, 2021
Politics Are Keeping the UN From Protecting Children
By Karin Landgren
International pressure was critical to ending the use of child soldiers in Nepal. The United Nations can’t let politics undermine its mission to do so elsewhere.
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.
November 18, 2020
The World Must Step Up to Save Afghanistan’s Children
By Chris Nyamandi
The world must commit to supporting Afghan children living amid continued conflict and violence.
November 05, 2020
Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Set to Enter Into Force
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
On January 22, 2021 the TPNW will enter into force. But will it matter?
October 07, 2020
Afghanistan Needs Peace, But So Much More
By John Aylieff
Real peace – the type that lasts – is about much more than the absence of guns and explosive devices.
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.
September 24, 2020
What Did Central Asia’s Leaders Have to Say to the UN General Assembly?
By Catherine Putz
The five leaders foregrounded a range of issues, from the pressing challenge of COVID-19 to vague promises of political reform.
August 19, 2020
Indigenous Activists in Myanmar Clash With UN Over Proposed Park
By Associated Press
The proposed park, intended for conservation, could displace residents of 225 villages and disrupt their largely agrarian lifestyle.
June 19, 2020
What Does India’s Election as a Non-Permanent Member of the UNSC Mean For Pakistan?
By Umair Jamal
Will Islamabad face consequences at the Security Council with India’s membership?