Today at the UN General Assembly the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, with support from dozens of countries including the United States, will be calling for all countries to support a new Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Rouhani has stated that he has come to New York with fresh proposals, which are different from the approach in the past that was considered inflexible and unhelpful by the United States.
At White Ribbon Alliance, we firmly believe that women's health must stay at the heart of the post 2015 goals, not only to save lives and advance economic development, but to protect environmental sustainability, and to advance wellbeing, equity and social justice.
On the eve of the opening of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the biggest of all international organizations faces more criticism than...
As political leaders gather at the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, we mark the fifth anniversary of the extraordinary events of 2008 and afte...
The 68th Session of the UN General Assembly will take place this week in New York. Global leaders will be gathering with good intention to set a new c...
As a Persian girl, I am also envisioning the new President of Iran, Mr. Rouhani, as well as all the other World Leaders, bringing back to their countries plans which integrate King Cyrus's message.
It's that time of year again! It's the UN General Assembly -- when representatives from 193 countries around the world descend on Midtown Manhattan to end poverty and stop wars by engaging in the caliber of discussion that embodies humanity's highest ideals.
President Barack Obama and Iran's newly elected President Hassan Rouhani should take this opportunity to meet informally and begin a respectful and cordial conversation aimed at the thawing of the tortured frozen relations between the two countries.
Two years after Sudan split, the important central border region of Abyei remains contested between the governments and communities of a divided Sudan and a newly independent South Sudan.
As the UN General Assembly begins a new session and leaders from all over the world come together to tackle our biggest problems, we're starting conversations at HuffPost on a handful of big initiatives that focus on ways to improve people's lives in the developing world.
By John W. Ashe, President of the 68th General Assembly On 14 June 2013, 193 member States of the United Nations elected me by acclamation to serve as...
Unless it is embedded in a strategy to bring the Syrian adversaries to a compromise political deal to end the war, a U.S. air strike is a risky gamble that could well exacerbate and enlarge it, all for the modest gain of saving the president's face.
Nikolić's and Jeremić's promotion of historical revisionism that denies genocide and accentuates ethnic chauvinism negates what many in Washington and Brussels may wishfully want to see as a more politically progressive Serbia.
The president of the U.N. General Assembly decided to hold an all day debate on whether international justice promoted reconciliation. But his real purpose was to undermine a war crimes tribunal on the former Yugoslavia because of a perceived bias towards Serbs.
It was on nuclear policy that Hagel's fellow Republicans have been most contradictory and incoherent. Not one of the senators who were so insistent on brandishing the military option against Tehran demanded that Hagel threaten a military attack on North Korea's nuclear facilities.