In a recent…Continue
From the UN Human Rights Council to the International Criminal Court, international institutions and human rights bodies have been under pressure by the Trump Administration for the past year or so.
The Administration’s actions have had an adverse impact on US leadership and US interests in the international arena and in human rights leadership.
The US left the UN Human Rights Council in June 2018, as former US Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, Nikki R. Haley and US…Continue
At a time when the US-Iran nuclear negotiations are ongoing, Iran leads a request before a UN human rights body, in parallel.
Iran and Palestine spearheaded Human Rights Council Resolution 24/14, which mandates the Human Rights Council’s Advisory Committee to look into the socioeconomic impact of unilateral sanctions on the enjoyment of…
Last July, North Caucasus mujahedin leader Doku Umarov announced that he was lifting the moratorium on attacks in Russia and the Winter Olympics in Sochi were going to be targeted.
Throughout history, Olympic Games have…Continue
With the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015 and the time to set the new development agenda nearing, thematic consultations on the UN level are being held in 11 areas, Conflict and Fragility being one. The Conflict and Fragility cluster is co-convened by UNDP, UNICEF, UNPBSO and UNISDR in partnership with the Government of Finland. The following recommendations are…Continue