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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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Cybersecurity is an increasingly pressing concern for many countries, and South Korea will dedicate part of its time as rotating monthly president of the United Nations Security Council in June to elevate the misunderstood problem and its effects on global …

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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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Prospects for a world without nuclear weapons are becoming more severe. Divisions are growing not only between nuclear weapon States and non-nuclear weapon States but also among nuclear weapon States and among non-nuclear weapon States over how to pursue nuclear …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Japan outs the Security Council; UN experts’ “false promises” on prostitution; UNRWA funding. Plus: Haiti; Sudan; Yemen; Mediterranean shipwreck. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Our top story this week: UN Rights …

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One of Japan’s foreign policy pillars is to secure world peace and stability, but with wars and diverse conflicts raging in almost all regions of the globe, Japan, known for its decades of pacifism since World War II, said the …

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This week, we focus on the worsening violence in Haiti and a major firing of a UN official for corruption. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN …

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Beatrice Fihn, a 40-year-old Swede, grew up wanting to make a big difference in humanity, but she did not know how she could do that. First, she thought she would “stitch people up” after they suffered an accident or make …

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Early and often during his 2016 run for the presidency, Donald Trump vowed to pull Washington out of the Iran nuclear agreement the moment he arrived at the White House. The pact, brokered the year before by Barack Obama, working …

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VIENNA — Margot Wallstrom, a former Swedish foreign minister, clinched her reputation in 2014 for boldly coining the concept of the world’s first “feminist foreign policy.” While having left active politics only five years later, in 2019, she remains firmly …

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VIENNA — Poland and Canada have circulated a draft resolution among members of the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency, criticizing Russia’s “violent actions against nuclear facilities in Ukraine, including the ongoing presence of Russian forces and …

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After three weeks of negotiations at the United Nations headquarters, the 191 states parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) failed to adopt a final document at the 10th review conference of the NPT, held from …

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On the same day that Ukraine marked 31 years of independence from Soviet rule and six months of war with Russia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke by video to the United Nations Security Council about the worldwide impact of Russia’s …

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This week, we focus on the deadly attacks against the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and assaults in Yemen, leading to deaths of children. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues …

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VIENNA — The International Atomic Energy Agency expressed “grave concern” recently about the safety at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant, in Zaporizhzhia, and said that the situation for the Ukrainian personnel working there was “unsustainable.” The plant was captured by …

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