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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 Are …

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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: The World Court’s pronouncement on Gaza; spring-boarding Africa’s tech startups; Armenia grapples with Azerbaijan; Guyana’s in the hot seat. Plus: Gaza; Myanmar; Ukraine. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Our most-read story …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: Uganda’s teenage-motherhood saga; don’t forget Ukraine; Israel’s takeover plan for the Egyptian-Gaza border. Plus: AI, Sudan, Zambia. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Our most-read story of the week: Give Peace a …

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GENEVA — The United Nations launched an appeal on Jan. 15 for $4.2 billion to respond to growing humanitarian needs for Ukrainians in and outside the country for 2024. But while Ukraine braces for a third year of Russia’s invasion, …

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Welcome to This Week @UN: The endless hell in Gaza; the first woman specialist on torture; UN gossip; Ukraine seeks friends in the Mideast and Africa. Plus: Mali, Myanmar, Guyana/Venezuela and the word “genocide.” Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Please let us know …

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has fallen from major headlines — overtaken by the Israel/Hamas bloodbath in Gaza — but Ukrainian officials are shuttling across the globe to remind the world that their country is still at war and that peace …

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[…] Edwards, the first woman special rapporteur on torture for the United Nations, inspecting prison cells for compliance with international standards during an official visit to Chile, October 2023. In her first year in the post, Edwards, an …

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As the threat of aggression haunts formerly occupied Baltic states that share a border with Russia and the war in Ukraine grinds toward its grim two-year anniversary, one country is trying to increase its influence at the United Nations by …

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Norberto Moretti, Brazil’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, says the BRICS political and economic bloc — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — is pushing to enhance international financial institutions while not necessarily creating an alternative world …

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Welcome to This Week @UN, where we summarize the most important news emanating from the organization as well as promote our own articles that you may have missed, focusing on Haiti, Armenia/Azerbaijan, Cambodia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, among …

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Welcome to This Week @UN, where we summarize the most important news coming out of the organization as well as promote our own articles, focusing on Armenia and Azerbaijan, the tail end of the UN General Assembly’s big week, Russia’s human …

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Despite its status as an international pariah over its invasion of Ukraine and strong opposition from dozens of countries at the United Nations, Russia is seeking to reclaim a seat on the Human Rights Council in an election slated for …

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Parachuting into the frenzy of Manhattan’s East Side last week exposed the usual traffic snarls and not-so diplomatic cacophony about the United Nations. The noise included hackneyed pleas to alter the Security Council, often mixed with calls to draft a …

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Elina Valtonen, Finland’s foreign affairs minister, told PassBlue that her country joined NATO this year for security reasons, given that Finland has the longest border with Russia in Europe — 830 miles north to south — and Russian troops have …

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