5 updates found


occupied Palestinian territoryFeatured
View country profile
Toggle text

Security Council Weighs Effectiveness during ‘Eventful and at Times Tragic Month’


Security Council
7231st Meeting (PM)

Although the Security Council should be commended for overcoming divisions and adopting important measures in the face of several grave international crises, it remained clear that Council members were once again unable or unwilling to use their influence to find sustainable political solutions, the representative of Rwanda, Council President, told the 15-member body today.

Toggle text

On Recommendation of Fourth Committee, General Assembly Adopts Nearly 30 Texts, Nine on Palestinian Refugees, UN Agency Tasked with Mitigating their Plight


Sixty-seventh General Assembly
59th Meeting (AM)

In other Action, adds South Sudan to Least Developed Countries List, Reaffirms Support for Kimberley Process, Welcomes Cooperation with la Francophonie

Toggle text

Decisions, resolution and declarations: Eighteenth Ordinary Session 29 – 30 January 2012

African Union

Eighteenth Ordinary Session
29 – 30 January 2012
Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA


Toggle text

Humanitarian Exchange Magazine No. 51 - Humanitarian action in the Middle East

The special feature of this issue of Humanitarian Exchange focuses on humanitarian action in the Middle East.

Toggle text

Palestinian Authority President presents application for United Nations membership as heads of state, government address General Assembly


Sixty-sixth General Assembly
19th, 20th & 21st Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Peace Can Only Come through Negotiations, Responds Israel’s Prime Minister, Offering ‘Straightforward Discussion’

Declaring “this is the moment of truth, our people are waiting to hear the answer of the world,” Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, presented an application for United Nations membership before a packed hall today as the General Assembly continued its general debate.