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Welcome to This Week @UN, where we summarize the most important news coming from the organization while promoting our own articles that you may have missed in the last seven days. This week, we cover events in the Mideast, with an …

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Karim Khan’s unprecedented politicization of the International Criminal Court since assuming the role of Prosecutor in June 2021 has significantly eroded the credibility of the Court just as he should be taking serious steps to address its declining legitimacy. Khan …

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Russia has been blacklisted by the United Nations for committing numerous atrocities against children in Ukraine. In Secretary-General António Guterres’s recent annual report on children and armed conflict, both Russia and Ukraine are listed as “situations of concern,” but only …

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  TALLINN, Estonia –– Efforts to create a special tribunal to try Russian leaders for the crime of aggression in Ukraine is exposing a deepening divide between the Group of 7 countries and their European allies over how to hold …

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This week, the UN tries to get food and other essentials to Sudanese people as the two generals keep up the chaos. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from …

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Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vassily Nebenzia, described the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court against President Vladimir Putin as “stupid.” Nebenzia said this while taking questions from journalists during his briefing as rotating president of the …

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This week, we report on Russia getting its first hint that it might someday be held accountable for its territorial assault on Ukraine. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is …

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LONDON — In seeking justice and accountability for alleged war crimes committed by Russia in Ukraine, Karim Khan, the prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, urged United Nations member states to stay focused on “the suffering of humanity” and to …

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The International Criminal Court has just issued arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Maria Lvova-Belova, Russia’s children’s rights commissioner, for the alleged crime of unlawfully deporting and transferring Ukrainian children from the occupied territories of the country to …

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This week, we focus on countries with enduring humanitarian disasters, plus big news from the International Criminal Court on Russia. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN …

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Hans Corell knows how to establish war crime tribunals. The Swede is a former top legal expert for the United Nations who served under Secretaries-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Kofi Annan and, on behalf of the institution, was instrumental in setting …

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The UN boss points to rising global military spending as a source of gendered violence; the UN’s tech envoy, mired in controversy, may be exiting; the Human Rights Council rolls out a multimillion-dollar project with the Philippines. You are reading …

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In the early morning of Tuesday, April 3, 2018, a temporary United Nations peacekeeping base in the village of Tagbara, in the Central African Republic, was attacked by rebel militia groups. One peacekeeper was killed and 11 others were injured …

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We stand on the shoulders of those who created the international order, which has prevented world war for more than 70 years. “American leaders who laid foundations of the contemporary world order envisioned a world in which all peoples might …

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THE HAGUE — At the glassy, eco-minded new building of the International Criminal Court here in the Netherlands’ capital, people who are being tried may still be called “detainees,” but make no mistake: they remain accused of such atrocities as …

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