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With the Summit of the Future now a mere three months away, opinions about its chances to produce meaningful change for the United Nations if not the world are extremely mixed. The promised documents related to the summit — the …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Palestine’s triumph; UN’s political lapse in Gaza; Summit of the Future; more genocide in Gaza? Plus: The Caribbean; Guatemala; Sudan; UNRWA. • Today, the General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to enhance the status of Palestine in …

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The United Nations’ Summit of the Future in September offers a historic opportunity to adopt several far-reaching, high-impact global governance innovations. The summit’s success also hinges on a robust, closely monitored follow-up effort, championed by developing and developed countries alike, …

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Less than a week after the Rwandan genocide of 1994 was marked in a somber, candelit ceremony in the United Nations General Assembly Hall, the creation of an international day to commemorate a genocide that happened in Europe in 1995 …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Japan’s no-nukes effort; Palestine statehood; Haiti’s survival; UNRWA cash. Plus: Famine in Gaza; forced labor; AI; a “shitshow.” Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. We are pausing the weekly summary on March …

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Did Palestine ever have a chance to gain its full rights as a state? In his new book, “The United Nations and the Question of Palestine: Rule by Law and the Structure of International Legal Subalternity,” Ardi Imseis delves into …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: UN reforms for NGOs; sexual violence on Oct. 7; from A to Z: crimes by Israel. Plus: UNRWA; Haiti; US/Gaza Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn A gender reminder: PassBlue is a …

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As intense negotiations begin on the Pact for the Future — the highly anticipated outcome document to crown the Summit of the Future at the United Nations in September — long-term restructuring plans are playing out in constant tension with …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Savoring the UN Charter; aid cuts harm women; prosecuting Putin. Plus: Russia-Ukraine war; US veto; Gaza; South Sudan; Houthis Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn Our top story this week: Aid Cuts …

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As the United Nations marks the second year of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine this week, big-power politics are still blocking the creation of an international special tribunal to prosecute the crime of aggression by Russia’s top leaders for their …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Unrwa allegations; the new Pact for the Future. Plus: Senegal; Haiti; Gaza; FGM. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Our thanks to everyone who has donated to PassBlue, a nonprofit media site, …

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The zero draft of the Pact for the Future — the agreement to seal September’s much-anticipated Summit of the Future — was introduced recently by the co-facilitators, Namibia and Germany, to fellow members at the United Nations. The draft is …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Azerbaijan to lead COP29; Gaza’s garbage pileup; US envoy loves Liberia. Plus: UN Security Council meeting on ICJ ruling; Yemen, Haiti, Gaza. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Our most-read story of …

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MONROVIA, Liberia — Linda Thomas-Greenfield, ambassador to the United Nations, led the United States delegation to the inauguration of Joseph Nyumah Boakai, the newly elected president of Liberia. The West African nation remains one of the US’ few remaining democratic …

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