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The 75-year-old United Nations agency providing lifesaving and education services to Palestinian refugees in the Mideast needs a major overhaul of its management and governance practices to remain neutral in its operations and continue to attract the millions of dollars …

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Amid the horrors unfolding in Gaza, a war of disinformation is also taking place. A primary target is the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (Unrwa). In the last weeks of November, Israeli media outlets …

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Thirty-seven days into one of the deadliest wars in the Mideast in recent history, the United Nations worldwide marked the loss of 101 of its own personnel killed in the Israel-Hamas fighting that began on Oct. 7, when the Palestinian …

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In a closely watched vote, the United Nations Security Council rejected Russia’s draft resolution calling for a “humanitarian ceasefire” in Gaza, having failed to gather the nine votes and no veto required to be approved. Council members expressed serious misgivings …

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António Guterres, the United Nations secretary-general, told the Security Council recently that he was “very concerned” about “unilateral initiatives” by the new Israeli government, noting that “the rule of law is at the heart of achieving a comprehensive peace” and …

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This week, we focus on two crises in Africa: never-ending deadly setbacks of peacekeeping and the humanitarian needs on the continent. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from …

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A US delegation to Haiti returns early; potential risks for the $87 billion UN pension fund; an ex-Guantánamo detainee may face torture in Russia. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues facing the organization. The information …

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António Guterres soon will be recrowned Secretary-General after Manhattan’s five-member Electoral College, the permanent members of the Security Council, send its recommendation to the General Assembly for a ceremonial vote. In 2016, his election was an unusually transparent process — …

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Girls at a gated UN school in Gaza being used as a shelter amid the bombing by Israel in its fight against Hamas’s rocket fire. Thousands of families in Gaza have fled their homes since the conflict began on May …

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The Myanmar crisis isn’t going away; global bias against older people; Vietnam leads the Security Council; Chadian peacekeepers killed and wounded in Mali. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues facing the organization. The information is …

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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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The United Nations refugee agency for Palestinians is vastly short of funds for 5.4 million people, while the Trump administration is doing its best to shut down the program and initiate new, albeit controversial financing. At issue was a “workshop” …

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — In this city of immigrants, as one Moroccan-American called his hometown, the Muslim community keeps a low profile amid the Islamophobia that has reared its head in the United States in recent times. As one of the …

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“Sport is the only area of human existence that has achieved universal law,” said Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee when he announced that elite athletes who were refugees could compete in the 2016 Olympics under that …

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This past summer, while working for a Palestinian music organization in the West Bank, I had a front-row view of the unfolding political events in the region. As the artistic and academic coordinator of Al Kamandjati, a nonprofit group that …

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