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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe

MIL-OSI Europe: Text adopted – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0304 – Wednesday, 5 July 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

MIL-OSI Europe: Text adopted – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0304 – Wednesday, 5 July 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition By MIL OSI – ForeignAffairs.co.nz  /  July 17, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Text adopted – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Kashmir: In paradigm of international law

Kashmir: In paradigm of international law Mahrukh A Mughal THE UN has recently passed a resolution reporting the situation in Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018, and General Human Rights Concerns in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. This report has revealed multiple cases of abuse of the fundamental human rights of the people [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system 27 September 2014 European leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly today raised the spectre of what some saw as Russia’s largely unchallenged actions in Ukraine and the march of armed militants through large swaths of northern Iraq as emblematic of an international system [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Africa

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short.

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short. By Timothy Longman August 20 Kofi Annan, the first U.N. secretary general from sub-Saharan Africa, died Saturday after a short illness. Annan, a career U.N. diplomat, served as secretary general from 1997 to 2006 and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for his work toward “a [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Europe

A New Model of Human Security

A New Model of Human Security Aug 20, 2018 JAVIER SOLANA Between interventionist excesses and tragic cases of inaction, it is clear that the international community still lacks a reliable doctrine of humanitarian intervention. The problem is that current security models are still based on the traditional concept of state sovereignty, rather than focusing on individual [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

What Liberal World Order?

1026 words 6 March 2017 Korea Times KORTIM English (c) 2017 Korea Times. All rights reserved. By Mark Leonard LONDON ― After the annus horribilis that was 2016, most political observers believe that the liberal world order is in serious trouble. But that is where the agreement ends. At the recent Munich Security Conference, debate [...]

  • Jan 27 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

中国重返联合国人权理事会

中国重返联合国人权理事会 835 words 13 November 2013 07:22 AM 德国之声 (简体) DEUWOS Chinese – Simplified © 2013. Deutsche Welle   联合国人权理事会的职责是在全世界范围内争取和维护人权。但是47个理事成员当中却有一些国家自己就存在不尊重人权的问题。 (德国之声中文网)尽管人权人士的抗议,俄罗斯、中国、古巴还是被选入了联合国人权理事会。就连沙特阿拉伯和越南也获得了足够票数,挤进人权理事会。 人权理事会成立于2006年,它的前身是备受批评的人权委员会。人权理事会应更具备执行力,且在全世界范围内推进维护人权事业的发展。但遗憾的是,47个成员当中总是会包含一些被人权人士列入黑名单的国家。俄罗斯、中国、利比亚、阿塞拜疆、古巴、委内瑞拉等就属于这类国家。 此次人权理事会改选,28个国家参与竞选明年任期将届满的14个成员席位。明年1月1日起,人权理事会将加强理事会的工作,但是理事会成员之间的分化会显著加大。 For full article, click here.

  • Jan 25 / 2017
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Middle East

“هداية” من الدوحة: الإمارات تمنع التطرف بالتسامح والسعادة.

  “هداية” من الدوحة: الإمارات تمنع التطرف بالتسامح والسعادة. 295 words 25 January 2017 Emirates News Agency (WAM) WAMAE Arabic © 2017, Emirates News Agency (WAM), All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   الدوحة في 25 يناير / وام / وصف سعادة مقصود كروز المدير التنفيذي لمركز هداية.. دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة [...]

  • Jan 24 / 2017
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Africa

A New Champion For Conflict Prevention: But Mindshifts Won’t Come Easy

by Aditi Lalbahadur 24 January 2017 Jan 24, 2017 (South African Institute of International Affairs/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Just ten days into his tenure as United Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres chose his first formal address to the UN to be about the importance of conflict prevention and sustaining peace. At a UN debate sponsored by the [...]

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