TweetUN warns of new deadline for climate change action It is extremely likely that rising sea levels, diminishing snow and ice and warmer oceans are the result of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a comprehensive new assessment released in Copenhagen on Sunday. The report, published by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), emphasises […]
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David Cameron today pressed China and Russia to act on Syria as $1.5bn was pledged for the UN aid operation and more unspeakable horror was uncovered in Aleppo.
What is the Iranian threat? Daniel Wickham looks at the validity of Israel’s fear of Iran, the possibility of nuclear weapons and the parallels with Iraq.
The UN is in the motions of pushing for a global incarnation of universal health care and has the potential to rewrite the global framework for poverty.
Yesterday saw the UN vote to make Palestine a ‘non-member observer state’ – a vote the UK abstained from.
Caabu’s Seph Brown outlines five reasons why the UK should back Palestine’s UN bid for non-member status in the General Assembly today.
The UK will back Palestine’s bid for non-member status at the United Nations tomorrow if Palestinian leaders agree to re-enter peace talks with Israel.
November 12th sees the beginning of a campaign by the ITUC to keep the internet free in the face of UN reforms.
Tweet Video footage posted on the internet shows what appears to be Syrian Rebels summarily executing government soldiers. The footage shows rebels beating the soldiers before shooting them and represents the latest in a line of allegations of human rights abuses. The alleged atrocities were committed yesterday during attacks on three army check points around […]
Russia will only support Annan’s plan if it doesn’t stipulate the form of a unity government, yet the opposition demand the exclusion of Assad’s inner circle.