• Security Council and Syria

    Children Trapped in Syria Suffering From the War

    by  • May 8, 2013 • Human Rights, Middle East, Refugees, Security Council • 

    Syrian child in a Jordanian refugee camp

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAs the Syrian government increasingly resorts to using heavy armaments and long-distance aircraft — and possibly chemical weapons —...

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    When Intervention by Foreign Powers Is Justified

    by  • April 24, 2013 • Human Rights, Peace and Security • 3 Comments

    David Phillips

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyOne of the most complicated dynamics in international relations is whether foreign powers should intervene when a government is...

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    Susan Rice’s Rise Beyond the United Nations

    by  • April 18, 2013 • Security Council, US-UN Relations, WORLDVIEWS • 3 Comments

    Susan E. Rice, US ambassador to the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyJENA, Germany — Many rumors abound regarding the future of America’s top envoy at the United Nations, Susan E....

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    The Masterminds Behind Security Council Resolutions

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council, US-UN Relations • 8 Comments

    Security Council Meeting on the situation in Cyprus

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations Security Council bases its resolutions on agenda items as varied as the renewal of a peacekeeping...

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    Guatemala’s Role on the Security Council, as Viewed by Its Ambassador

    by  • March 5, 2013 • ICC, Security Council, UN Diplomats • 3 Comments

    Gert Rosenthal, Guatemala's ambassador to the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyGert Rosenthal does not sound like a Spanish name, but the mother of Rosenthal, the Guatemalan ambassador to the...

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    The International Court Judge’s Fight for Justice

    by  • February 21, 2013 • ICC, International Justice, Security Council • 3 Comments

    Judge Song of the ICC

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  The president of the International Criminal Court, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, told a Columbia University audience recently that a...

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    Germany’s ‘Added Value’ to the Security Council

    by  • December 27, 2012 • Security Council, WORLDVIEWS • 

    Peter Wittig, German ambassador to the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  BERLIN — When Germany began its two-year tenure in 2011 as a nonpermanent member of the United Nations...

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    Protecting Civilians: How It Works

    by  • December 10, 2012 • Responsibility to Protect, WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    A girl in Freetown, Sierra Leone

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyCANBERRA, Australia — A steady rise has been occurring in the last two centuries in the proportion of civilians...

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    Close Cooperation Is Useful Between the General Assembly and Security Council

    by  • September 20, 2012 • General Assembly, Security Council, WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    Nassir Abdulaziz Al Nasser of Qatar, the outgoing General Assembly president.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBERLIN — If you ask people on the street which United Nations organ has more influence, the Security Council...

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    As UN Monitoring Mission Dies in Syria, a New Envoy Is Named

    by  • August 16, 2012 • Middle East, Security Council • 1 Comment

    Gerard Araud of the Security Council

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations Security Council will not renew the mandate for the monitoring mission it set up in Syria...

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