Published May 13, 2013
Fox News has learned that Iran will chair the UN Conference on Disarmament at the end of the month.
Published April 16, 2012
United Against a Nuclear Iran and Iran Watch List launched their campaign in 2010 after they discovered the Iranian auto industry, the 13th-largest in the world, is dominated by members of the Iranian regime and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Published March 17, 2012
The United Nations touts the principle of impartiality, but one UN agency is finding itself in the crosshairs of an international scandal because of the political activism of a staff member.
Published October 18, 2011
The United States, the Islamic Republic of Iran and a few other countries are finding themselves in the hot seat at the United Nations, as U.N. human rights officials known as special rapporteurs submit reports to the General Assembly over the next couple of weeks on topics ranging from freedom of religion to counter-terrorism.
Published September 26, 2011
The United States is trying to convince undeclared members of the U.N. Security Council to deny the Palestinians the votes they need for a controversial statehood application, as the council prepares to meet in closed session Monday afternoon.
Published June 29, 2011
Despite numerous breaches of arms embargoes and continued threats to expand its nuclear weapons program, North Korea has assumed the presidency of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament. In a speech to the 65-nation arms control forum in Geneva, the newly-appointed president, North Korean Ambassador So Se Pyong said he was “very much committed to the Conference.”
Published April 18, 2011
United Nations diplomats on Wednesday will set aside pressing issues of international peace and security to devote an entire day debating the rights of “Mother Earth.”
Published April 07, 2011
At a private breakfast meeting at the International Peace Institute, a think tank across the street from the UN, Israeli President Shimon Peres told all 15 members of the Security Council and the ambassadors of Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority that the unrest in the Arab world affects us all, making it “imperative for all world leaders to ensure that the democratic needs of the protestors are met” because there is no turning back the tide against oppression.
Published March 29, 2011
Safety and sturdiness are top priorities for new U.S. consulates and embassies in this post-9/11 world, and those qualities were crucial to the development of the new Ronald H. Brown United States Mission to the United Nations building, which was dedicated Tuesday night at a ceremony in New York City.
Published March 27, 2011
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has his work cut out for him, but he has the backing of the U.N. and the U.S. State Department -- and an unlikely corner of the world: Buffalo, N.Y.