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    New Human Rights Council Members, Some Already Sullied

    by  • November 13, 2012 • Human Rights • 4 Comments

    GA votes on Human Rights Council members

    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 seriouslyEighteen members were elected by the United Nations General Assembly to the Human Rights Council on Nov. 12. The...

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    Five New Security Council Members, Many New Agendas

    by  • November 3, 2012 • Security Council • 1 Comment

    UN General Assembly elects nonpermanent Security Council members

    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 five newly elected United Nations Security Council members prep for their seats, what will their work look...

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    Kofi Annan: Lessons in Futility

    by  • October 24, 2012 • BOOKS, Secretary-General, US-UN Relations • 4 Comments

    Kofi Annan

    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  Kofi Annan‘s existential crisis during his decade as United Nations secretary-general was without question related to the US-led...

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    Ban Ki-moon Invokes Strong Words for Iran, Syria and the Nonaligned

    by  • August 30, 2012 • Middle East, Secretary-General • 3 Comments

    Ban Ki-moon meets with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran.

    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 seriouslySecretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking on Aug. 30 to the 120-member Nonaligned Movement meeting in Tehran, took a swing at...

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    Russia’s Motives Behind the Syrian Conflict

    by  • July 25, 2012 • WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    Syrian refugees in Turkey

    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 — China and Russia have cast three vetoes on draft United Nations Security Council resolutions aimed at tougher...

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    Annan Assembles a Veteran Team for Syria

    by  • March 22, 2012 • GOINGS-ON • 4 Comments

    Guehenno

    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 seriouslyKofi Annan, with the Security Council now fully behind his mediation mission in Syria, has gathered a group of...

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    Security Council Vents Frustration Over Syria Crisis

    by  • March 1, 2012 • Middle East, Security Council • 3 Comments

    British 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 seriouslyIn a voice of rare unanimity on the situation in Syria, the 15-member UN Security Council conveyed its “deep...

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    General Assembly Condemns Syria in a Strong Vote

    by  • February 16, 2012 • General Assembly, Middle East, Peace and Security • 7 Comments

    Syrian resolution

    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 General Assembly overwhelmingly supported a resolution condemning the relentless “widespread and systematic” human-rights violations committed by Syrian officials...

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    Human Rights Chief Calls for More Action in Syria

    by  • December 5, 2011 • Human Rights, Middle East, Peace and Security • 2 Comments

    Voting for a resolution on Syria in a special session at the Human Rights Council on Dec. 2, 2011.  JEAN-MARC FERRE/UN PHOTO

    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 violence continues unabated in Syria despite tough economic and travel sanctions from such big players as the Arab...

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    A Man for the Moment in the Middle East

    by  • November 15, 2011 • Libya, Middle East • 2 Comments

    Nabil Elaraby, left, secretary-general of the Arab League, with UN Secretary-General Ban ki-moon at a Paris conference in support of the new Libyan government last spring.

    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 seriouslyNabil Elaraby is a name to remember as crisis builds in Syria and citizens in other countries in the...

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