Tag: United Nations

U.N. Chief: Golan Status Not Changed

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “clear that the status of Golan has not changed,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. “The U.N.’s policy on Golan is reflected in the relevant resolutions of the Security Council and that policy has not changed,” […]

Best Way to “Celebrate” 70 Years of U.S. Membership in NATO: Get US Out!

In 1949, powerfully placed one-worlders in the U.S. government succeeded in creating NATO, one of the most harmful international agreements ever entered into by the United States. Government officials and the mass media have convinced most Americans that NATO saved the West from communism and continues to protect America’s interests in these perilous times. The […]

U.N. CREATED “CONFIDENTIAL FILE” OF ALLEGED ISRAELI WAR CRIMINALS FOR ICC

Neither the United States or Israel spoke at the council, but its official issued tweets during the council meeting. The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on the Gaza border protests has created a confidential file of Israelis who it holds could be culpable of killing peaceful Palestinians, and has asked that it be handed to […]

Afghan Government Donates $1 Million To UN Palestinian Aid Agency

The government of Afghanistan has contributed $1 million to the main United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees. In a ceremony in Istanbul on March 3, Abdul Rahim Sayed Jan, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Turkey, handed the donation to Pierre Kraehenbuehl, commissioner of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Turkey’s foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, praised […]

UN Secretary-General Outlines UN Priorities for 2019

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged Member States to do their best to make September 2019 a defining moment for stopping runaway climate change, achieving the SDGs and building a fair globalization. Addressing the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in a briefing at the start of 2019, Guterres reflected on the UN’s achievements in 2018, and outlined […]

UN chief Guterres wins Charlemagne Prize

Former Portuguese prime minister to be honored for being ‘an outstanding advocate for the European model of society.’ U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres will receive the prestigious Charlemagne Prize for his services to European values. The award’s board of directors announced the winner Tuesday, saying it is recognition of Guterres’ “dedication to a revitalization and consolidation of multilateral […]

UN to mark World Interfaith Harmony Week

The United Nations (UN) will mark the World Interfaith Harmony Week which is an annual event observed during the first week of February, according to the official website of the Organization. World Interfaith Harmony Week was proclaimed by the General Assembly’s resolution adopted on 20 October 2010. In the document, the General Assembly, points out […]

Abbas Chairs Group at UN

In New York, Abbas said the United Nations must provide the Palestinians with an international protection force, he remarked on Monday. The global community must band together to combat terrorism, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday as he took over the chairmanship of the United Nations Group of 77 and China, the organization’s […]

UN chief backs 2-state solution

The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and stressed again that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the only path to peace. Guterres’ strong backing for an independent Palestinian state came ahead of the release of a long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace and Israeli elections […]

China passes Japan to become UN’s No. 2 contributor

Beijing’s gain could prove Tokyo’s loss in terms of clout China will become the second-largest monetary sponsor of the United Nations, behind only the U.S., under newly adopted contribution plans, knocking Japan from a spot it has held since the 1980s. The General Assembly on Saturday adopted a resolution increasing the Chinese contribution to 12.005% for […]