Model UN Security Council Perfectly Mimics Real Security Council

THE ONION: During a Model United Nations conference held this weekend in Vancouver, Security Council delegates carried out an impressively accurate emulation of the real Security Council, expressing collective apathy when faced with an ever-escalating crisis. Throughout the conference, the fifteen members decided to remain devoted to their discussions on cyber-terrorism in order to avoid … More Model UN Security Council Perfectly Mimics Real Security Council

African Awareness on Cricket is Alarmingly Low

TIMES OF INDIA AND AL JAZEERA: The UNECA delegates reveal their ignorance towards the sport of the world. The UN Economic Council on Africa (UNECA) has set its primary agenda to Enhancing Partnerships and Good Governance for Africa in the Post-2015 Framework. In the spirit of partnerships, we asked the different delegations in UNECA about … More African Awareness on Cricket is Alarmingly Low

Chinese diplomat recalled over Frappe Furor

  PEOPLE’S DAILY: Tim Bit The Dust Early this afternoon, the Chinese diplomat to the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, was recalled following a leaked proposal indicating their support for collaboration with Canadian-American Company Tim Horton’s on Child trafficking. The delegation had said that the partnership was a key plank in fighting for the rights … More Chinese diplomat recalled over Frappe Furor

IS THE CUTTING SWORD OF JUSTICE LINKED TO IRAN’S REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS?

Revolutionary Guards commanders with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. FOX NEWS: Rogue Chinese Army Unit 61398 may have claimed responsibility for the recent string of cyber-attacks, but the United Nations Security Council has failed to investigate the group’s connections in the Middle East. The United Nations Security Council has found itself pursuing a rogue … More IS THE CUTTING SWORD OF JUSTICE LINKED TO IRAN’S REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS?

Food for Thought: The WFP addresses gender and food politics

  FRANCE 24: #THE 51% As a weekend-long conference of the United Nations draws to a close, a partnership within the World Food Programme (WFP) has emerged. In attempting to deal with meeting the nutritional needs of vulnerable persons during humanitarian crises, proponents of a cooperative resolution include Denmark, India, Sweden – and Afghanistan. In … More Food for Thought: The WFP addresses gender and food politics

Is an “Optional Toolkit” a Viable Option?

ABC NEWS: The delegate from Egypt has pressed for the creation of an “optional toolkit” by UNICEF intended to mitigate unjust child labor practices, but reactions to the proposal have varied. In a group including Canada, Italy, Iran, and Pakistan amongst other, Egypt is working to create what has been dubbed an “optional toolkit” for mitigating … More Is an “Optional Toolkit” a Viable Option?

More Bark than Bite in the Security Council

TIMES OF INDIA: The Security Council’s capability to talk oversteps the committee’s effectiveness. The inefficiency of the Security Council over the course of this weekend and the lag in response to a crisis that shook several regions of the globe left several delegations shocked and questioning the use of the body. There have been calls … More More Bark than Bite in the Security Council

Droning on and on…

DAILY NEWS EGYPT: After a long collaboration between two-thirds of the delegation in the World Food Programme (WFP), the initiative to use drones for the distribution of food has been dropped. The debate over drone usage acted as a difficult speed bump for several sessions, as the WFP developed solutions to providing adequate nutrition to … More Droning on and on…

GA set to vote to subvert Palestinian identity

RUSSIA TODAY: The scale and longevity of the conflict has made the Palestinian refugee problem the most protracted and largest refugee situation in the world today. Today, the General Assembly seeks to alter the status-quo with a new resolution. Through the weekend Israel’s influence has been felt by the various delegations. The announcement that Draft … More GA set to vote to subvert Palestinian identity