"Today the international community once again expressed support for multilateralism," Iran's Ambassador to the U.K. Hamid Baeidinejad said.
The chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel committee praised the WFP fo helping those "who suffer from or face the threat of hunger," pointing out famine is still all too often used as a weapon of war.
While 39 U.N. nations jointly criticized China's human rights policies in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, nearly 70 countries backed Beijing's right to safeguard its sovereignty.
The report said that Uyghurs in China "endure dreadful conditions" in forced labor factories.
Erdogan's calls to reform the United Nations might have found a sympathetic audience had it not come from a strongman who institutionalized one-man rule at home by destroying democratic governance.
Censorship cannot reverse hate. Only more contact with Jews, deeper understanding of the Holocaust and Nazi ideology, and knowledge of Israel's ancient and modern history can change people's beliefs and behaviors.
China's conception of multilateralism puts the world at peril.
The Human Rights Council reserves a spot on its agenda to condemn the Jewish state—the sole country-specific item—whereas human rights issues in the entire rest of the world are shoved into one solitary agenda item.
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that a presidential trip to New York "is not advisable right now."
There were 56 percent fewer international tourists from January to May compared to a year ago, reports the U.N. World Tourism Organization.
The Trump administration has rightfully put the final nail in the coffin of liberal international institutionalism.
The United Nations Security Council rejected American efforts to reimpose sanctions on Iran and to extend an international arms embargo on Tehran.
Europe must find its backbone and join the U.S. in holding Iran accountable.
"We acknowledge the need to formulate these categories with greater sensitivity and will take immediate steps to rectify this," a U.N. spokesman said.
Iran has repeatedly violated the flawed nuclear accord since the day it was announced.
France and the United Nations hosted an international summit dedicated to determining a relief plan for Lebanon on Sunday.
"Getting students back into schools and learning institutions as safely as possible must be a top priority" once the virus is under control, António Guterres said.
The U.N. report said North Korea can likely already mount nuclear warheads on its ICBMs, putting the entire U.S. in range.
The U.S. must pressure Turkey to get out of Syria.
Yet another reason to be horrified by the Chinese Communist Party's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
A human rights champion might seem like an unlikely candidate for China to endorse—but Irene Khan's record suggests Beijing would have little to fear.
Kelly Craft, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., tells Newsweek she has taken personally the Russia and China vetoes of a Security Council resolution that would have extended humanitarian access into Syria.
Currently, there are around 20 candidate COVID-19 vaccines in various states of clinical trials, with about 140 in pre-clinical development.