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Welcome to This Week @UN: Small states financial reform; US presidential candidates; Cyprus unification? Plus: Gaza; drowning migrants; DPRK; children in war; FGM. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. We have begun fund-raising to boost our coverage …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: South Korea’s on cybersecurity; Summit of the Future. Plus: Mexico; OCHA; Lebanon; Myanmar; Security Council “elections”; Israel; Yemen. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. • Our most popular story this week: Sex …

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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: Peacekeeping; P5 veto; decriminalizing sex work. Plus: Cyprus; Gaza; unemployment; Iran; Iraq; Trump. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. • Our #1 story this week: Not So Fast: Is the P5 Veto …

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In the United Nations Charter, the very sentence that establishes the Security Council’s permanent-five veto power ends — surprisingly — in these nine words: “. . . a party to a dispute shall abstain from voting.” Let’s allow the phrase …

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MONROVIA, Liberia — African soldiers often serve on the dangerous frontlines of international attempts to end conflicts, and the planned deployment soon of approximately 1,000 Kenyan police officers to Haiti is no exception. Though the use of the Kenyan-led multinational …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Accountability for Russian strikes in Syria; Q/A with Kuwait’s envoy; Iraq ousts the UN mission. Plus: Rafah; Libya; Rwanda; UN peacekeeping; Gaza pier. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. • Our top …

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As the humanitarian crisis and the hostage ordeal in Gaza worsens in the seven months of war, questions are being raised about accountability and compensation for the loss of life and damage suffered by the civilians caught up in both …

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The Iraqi government is taking another step toward reducing international influence in its political affairs by requesting that the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (Unami) leave by the end of 2025. The UN peace operation was installed in 2003, …

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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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Welcome to This Week @UN: Mozambique stands up to P5; Haiti needs Kenya; UK’s UN dominance; Sudan. Plus: USA/Gaza; US student protests; Cyprus; UN KIA. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Subscribe to PassBlue. Donate to PassBlue. …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Saving UNRWA; Kiribati’s water paradox; signs of UN Security Council reform? Plus: Kosovo; rape in war; US; Haiti; Sudan. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. PassBlue’s top story this week: Serbia Is …

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Attempts at structural reform of the United Nations Security Council, whether about its size, membership or the powers allotted to its members, has been a work in progress for over three decades. Yet there is scant prospect that this effort …

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