International donors pledge $7.7 billion in aid to Syria

By |julij 1st, 2020|humanitarian aid, Iran, janez Lenarcic, Josep Borrell, News, Russia, Syria, Syrian Civil War, Turkey, United Nations, United States|

International donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid to face the ongoing humanitarian crisis at a Syrian aid summit co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations on Tuesday (30 June).

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Palestinians rally against Trump Mideast plan

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Israel, Middle East conflict, News, Nickolay Mladenov, Palestinians, United Nations, United States|

Thousands of Palestinians on Monday (22 June) demonstrated against US President Donald Trump's plan for the Middle East that includes Israel's annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.

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U2 frontman Bono helps Ireland win seat in UN Security Council

By |junij 18th, 2020|Bono, Canada, Ireland, News, United Nations|

Mexico, India, Ireland and Norway were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday (17 June), but the 193 UN member states must return on Thursday to continue voting to fill one more vacant seat after there was no clear winner.

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Some 50 world leaders call for post-pandemic development cooperation

By |maj 29th, 2020|António Guterres, coronavirus, Development Policy, News, Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations, Ursula von der Leyen|

World leaders on Thursday (29 May) called for resilience and cooperation after the pandemic recedes, during a UN videoconference in which the United States, China and Russia did not participate.

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UN freedom of speech rapporteur must wear several hats, says Bulgarian candidate

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Bulgaria, China, freedom of expression, media freedom, News, Russia, United Nations|

Iveta Cherneva, a Bulgarian author who writes about security, politics, human rights, and sustainability, and a EURACTIV contributor, has been shortlisted for the position of the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of speech.

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EU backs WHO as its members agree to independent probe of COVID-19 outbreak

By |maj 19th, 2020|China, coronavirus, COVID-19, European Union, global governance, News, Oxfam, United Nations, WHO, World Health Assembly|

World Health Organisation member states agreed on Tuesday (19 May) to an independent probe into the UN agency's handling of the coronavirus crisis. The agreement came with an EU-brokered resolution that called for multilateralism and was in stark contr...

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UN Peacekeepers must stay the course

By |maj 6th, 2020|conflict zones, News, peacekeeping, United Nations|

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, overstretched UN peacekeepers—civilian, military,  and police —were a thin blue line helping to protect civilians, support peace agreements and contain conflicts in hot spots and war zones across the globe, write Atul Khare and Jean-Pierre Lacroix.

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Non-Aligned Movement is ‘United Against Covid-19’ [Promoted content]

By |maj 5th, 2020|Azerbaijan, coronavirus, News, Non-Aligned Movement, United Nations, WHO|

On Monday (4 May), an online Summit of the Non–Aligned Movement (NAM) states was held at the initiative of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Dr. Esmira Jafarova shares her impressions from this event.

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Vaccine telethon raises billions as Europe eases virus lockdown

By |maj 5th, 2020|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, coronavirus, crowdfunding, News, United Nations, vaccines, WHO|

Hopes rose in the fight against the coronavirus on Monday (4 May) as world leaders pledged billions of euros for a vaccine in a special telethon and European countries edged out of lockdown.

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Covid-19, the knockout punch for multilateralism?

By |april 24th, 2020|China, coronavirus, Donald Trump, multilateralism, Nato, News, Turkey, United Nations, United States|

The coronavirus pandemic blindsided international organisations, prompted individual states to unilaterally strike out alone and heralded a new chapter in the 21st century's chief geopolitical rivalry between the United States and China.

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