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Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
September 29, 2015
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
President Nazarbayev wants the UN to know he's full of ideas for modernizing the body.
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
September 28, 2015
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
After a flurry of diplomatic activity in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka has finally been tabled.
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
Modi, Abe, Merkel, Rousseff Together: G4 to Meet on UN Sidelines
September 25, 2015
Modi, Abe, Merkel, Rousseff Together: G4 to Meet on UN Sidelines
The leaders of the G4 will be back together for the first time in more than 10 years.
Modi, Abe, Merkel, Rousseff Together: G4 to Meet on UN Sidelines
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
September 23, 2015
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
Negotiations over another UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka are ongoing, with many issues unresolved.
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
August 06, 2015
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
The UN recommends that Afghan government forces stop firing mortars and grenades into civilian-populated areas.
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
Why China Snubbed India on a Pakistan-based Terrorist at the UN
June 25, 2015
Why China Snubbed India on a Pakistan-based Terrorist at the UN
China's habit of blocking Indian moves on Pakistan-based terrorism at the United Nations continues.
Why China Snubbed India on a Pakistan-based Terrorist at the UN
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
June 10, 2015
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
Ban Ki-moon is traveling to all five Central Asian states and will work hard to avoid one big elephant.
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
May 20, 2015
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
Probably not, as one expert recently told The Diplomat.
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
China's Vision for Modernizing the UN
February 25, 2015
China's Vision for Modernizing the UN
China's Vision for Modernizing the UN
Malaysia Wants an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force
February 21, 2015
Malaysia Wants an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force
The country has made the initiative a priority for its ASEAN chairmanship in 2015.
Malaysia Wants an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
December 17, 2014
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
In an attempt to deflect criticism of its own human rights record, North Korea is calling for a UNSC session on the CIA.
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
North Korea Admits to Labor ‘Gulags’
October 08, 2014
North Korea Admits to Labor ‘Gulags’
What has prompted Pyongyang to make this unprecedented acknowledgment?
North Korea Admits to Labor ‘Gulags’
China ‘Internationalizes’ South China Sea Dispute
June 10, 2014
China ‘Internationalizes’ South China Sea Dispute
By raising the oil rig dispute with Vietnam at the UN, China risks setting a dangerous precedent for itself.
China ‘Internationalizes’ South China Sea Dispute
ASEAN and UN Peacekeeping
April 25, 2014
ASEAN and UN Peacekeeping
ASEAN will slowly develop and evolve regional peacekeeping coordination capacity.
ASEAN and UN Peacekeeping
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
April 10, 2014
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
Iran's new ambassadorial nominee to the UN was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis between the U.S. and Iran.
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
The Dangers of Excluding Iran From Geneva II
January 22, 2014
The Dangers of Excluding Iran From Geneva II
By not inviting Iran to the Syria summit, the UN has guaranteed Tehran will have not stake in its outcome.
The Dangers of Excluding Iran From Geneva II
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