menu
Seton Hall University: Take your career further with a graduate degree in International Affairs
Seton Hall University: Take your career further with a graduate degree in International Affairs

SMALL STATES - Our series exploring how the UN and others can better serve these countries →

This Week @UN

LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, we focus on the sad news of the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, leaving approximately 22,000 people dead so far, thousands of others injured and everyone desperate for humanitarian aid. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 

Don't miss a  story,  Subscribe to PassBlue

LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, we focus on UN reform (no joke!); visits by the UN peacekeeping boss to Lebanon, Syria and Israel; and glimmers of hope for Iraq. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

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 …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, we focus on the crises in Yemen and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the United Nations intensifies peacekeeping and humanitarian remediation in the first weeks of 2023. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

First, happy new year to all our readers! This is the first summary for 2023, and we are excited to bring you all the bits and intrigues from inside the United Nations. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, opinion seemed divided on the decision to expel Iran from the UN Commission on the Status of Women. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, the Taliban carried out their first execution, letting a man shoot the person who allegedly murdered his son. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, we focus on the issues of intensifying violence in the Mideast raised separately by UN special envoys in the Security Council. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, we focus on climate commitments made at the just-concluded COP27 as well as the UN Environment Program honoring activists. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

It’s a sad one this week as two girls were beheaded in a camp in Syria. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, world leaders are gathering in Egypt to renew their commitments to sustainable climate conditions. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

There’s a new sheriff in town! This week, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed a new man to lead the Department of Peace Operations as the police adviser. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

It was UN day this week! Hurray!! We saw schoolchildren around the world celebrate the creation of the organization on Oct. 24, 1945, and we also took a cue from the message of the UN secretary-general. You are reading This …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, a United Nations agency released a damning report on how plastics are damaging our world and harming the people in it. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
LEAVE A COMMENT

This week, we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child amid various restrictions on and violations of girls’ rights globally. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from …

LEAVE A COMMENT

 
Search
Seton Hall University: Take your career further with a graduate degree in International Affairs

THIS WEEK'S MOST POPULAR

Global Connections Television - The only talk show of its kind in the world

Subscribe to PassBlue

 

Don't miss a story

Subscribe now to send the smartest news

on the UN directly to your inbox.

We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously