EGYPTIAN DELEGATE TO SECURITY COUNCIL: The Arab Republic of Egypt condemns the efforts of some news reporters of various news agencies in particular Rio Times, Fox News, People’s Daily and Xiaoxing Li for trying to take the efforts of the … Continue reading Press Release: Arab Republic of Egypt
Julian Assange’s days of aimless waiting in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will soon enter a new chapter. The International Court of Justice has been reviewing different aspects of Assange’s case and whether he fits the criteria of either political … Continue reading Is an End to the Julian Assange Debacle in Sight?
RIO TIMES – OPINION: With no political representation, due to their observer status, in the General Assembly (GA) and a less than favorable presence, Palestine has made waves this weekend when the delegate offered Israel a two-state solution. Israel made … Continue reading We’re All in This Together?
RT: The General Assembly has been quite divided over indigenous rights across the committee sessions this weekend. This has resulted in three main working groups: a group spearheaded by the United States, Australia, and New Zealand has been focusing on … Continue reading Fractured GA Close to Conclusions
DER SPIEGEL: “We are not here for attention,” a young college student who calls himself “Germany in the General Assembly” states. Although the crowded ballroom he and other “delegates” are working in seem to say the opposite. Recently it has … Continue reading An Elaborate Game
XIAOXING LI: UN Women have reached a unified decision to pass a comprehensive resolution that provides guidelines for Member States to create a number of protocols to help ensure healthcare to women at risk of violence. The Member States of the Commission on the Status of Women, also known as UN Women, adopted Resolution 1/1 by acclimation earlier this afternoon. Resolution 1/1 is a comprehensive document, spanning many different topics, from safe spaces for abused women to collaborations between regional and worldwide healthcare organizations in post-conflict zones. “The work done today is monumental,” stated the delegation from India during a … Continue reading Commission on the Status for Women Adopts Resolution 1/1 by Acclimation
What is believed to be the entire leadership structure of the mysterious Chechen rebel group popularized by their Liveleak videos was captured just a few hours ago by a combined UN force in Northwestern Syria. In a stunning display of … Continue reading Chechen Liveleak Leaders Captured in Syria
ASSOCIATED PRESS: William Billerson is currently wanted by French authorities for his involvement in the leaking of military documents, and is on the run. His larger than life personality has touched many, so we at the Associated Press would like to collect these memories, before his final fate is written. These are some stories of the man we called Bill. “The last time I saw ‘The Whiskey Bill’ Billerson, it was winter in Marrakech. The cold winds blew from the mountains, out towards the French Aircraft Carrier, Charles De Gaulle, that was anchored nearby. We were at the Winking Eagle, … Continue reading Memories of Bill, A Man on Fire
NEW YORK TIMES: Today, events worldwide seem to be escalating at a rapid clip. The crisis, beginning with the discovery of a weapons cache along the Turkish border, could escalate into a renewed Chechen war that now threatens to spread … Continue reading Rapidly-Expanding International Crisis Could Escalate International Tensions
TIMES OF INDIA: With the separation of states into regional blocks, will it be possible for the General Assembly to pass a motion together? This weekend, the General Assembly of the United Nations has come together to discuss indigenous relations and solutions to improve their quality of life around the world. Having separated themselves into regional blocks, the GA has found itself coming up with several excellent solutions to improve indigenous relations. The 2007 UN Declaration of Indigenous Rights has been referenced several times throughout the past two days. Many members of the General Assembly state that the declaration did … Continue reading Political Institution Threatens Change for Indigenous Communities