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Latest Vote on Next UN Leader Goes to Guterres Again

Dulcie Leimbach | Posted 10.01.2016 | Home
Dulcie Leimbach

Sergey Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister, whispering to Sameh Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, at a UN Security Council meeting on Sept. 21, 2016, o...

Men Voting for Men: UN Security Council's Straw Poll for Secretary-General

Dulcie Leimbach | Posted 07.26.2016 | Home
Dulcie Leimbach

The first straw poll to test the support of Security Council members for candidates vying to become the next United Nations secretary-general occurred July 21, amid strong interest by global media who report on the world body as well as the dozen candidates, the UN's 193 member states and people who follow international affairs.

Weekend Roundup: Where the UN Can Succeed Instead of Fail

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.13.2016 | Home
Nathan Gardels

The Paris climate accord, signed by 175 countries in April, was a high point of success for the United Nations. The U.N. has also managed to focus governments around the world on sustainable development goals. Yet, on the security side of the equation, for which the U.N. was principally founded, the record is largely one of failure. (continued)

Global Cooperation in the Age of Sustainable Development

Vuk Jeremić | Posted 05.07.2014 | Home
Vuk Jeremić

The United Nations must become the functional center of the global sustainable development effort, one that draws on every stakeholder through the UN's unique convening power and universally recognized legitimacy.

"Justice May Be Slow but It Is Inevitable"

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.15.2013 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

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.

Whitewashing Genocide

Diana Jenkins | Posted 06.20.2013 | Home
Diana Jenkins

The United Nations, which is supposed to represent the best of our collective aspirations for justice and human rights, yesterday represented the worst.

Re-living the Balkan Wars Through Serbian Eyes

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 06.11.2013 | Home
Evelyn Leopold

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.