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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 Australian, …

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YEREVAN, Armenia — Since Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan came to office in 2018 on the heels of a democratic revolution in which he played a central role, his administration has faced numerous security and political crises. The protracted conflict …

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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 …

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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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The phrase “gender apartheid” is used in a new United Nations report describing the continuing grave violations of the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan. The goal of using the term, the experts who wrote the report say, is …

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Iran’s crackdown on women’s rights protests that erupted in September, and the Taliban recently banning women from working in nongovernmental organizations or from attending university have served as a reminder of how fast women’s rights are sliding back in the …

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The United States wants Iran kicked off the United Nations body mandated since 1946 to empower women and promote gender equality. Through a request to hold a vote in the UN’s Economic and Social Council on Dec. 14, the 54 …

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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 …

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United Nations members voted on Thursday to strip Russia from its seat at the Human Rights Council, over alleged civilian killings in the region around Kyiv, Ukraine. The proposal, presented at a General Assembly emergency special session in New York …

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It is not news that morale in the American State Department hit new lows during the Trump administration, under a president who despised and insulted the institutions and people engaged in international affairs. On Oct. 27, however, Secretary of State …

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Jessica Neuwirth, a pivotal force in promoting and supporting the rights of women and girls worldwide, was appointed to the rank of chevalier in the French Legion of Honor by the French government in a ceremony in New York City …

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GENEVA — It is time for the United Nations Human Rights Council to take climate change much more seriously than it has been and to treat the issue with the urgency, deliberation and action that it demands. The Council has …

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President-elect Joe Biden’s first message to fellow world leaders was clear: America is back. But there’s a glaring omission in his foreign policy plan: the United Nations. After four years of the Trump administration’s defunding and leaving UN organizations and …

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Global governance is slipping away from the United Nations. Whether it is in managing the Internet, where the UN’s governing structure offers only an advisory role for governments; or climate change, where the most exciting actions are now corporate-led partnerships …

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In the middle of last week, when the Trump administration was still unable to say how it “lost” more than 2,500 children torn from their asylum-seeking parents at the border with Mexico, Nikki Haley, the United States envoy to the …

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