The Group of 77, or G77, is the single largest voting bloc at the United Nations. And in 2019, it will be chaired for the first time by Palestine. Palestine has unique status at the United Nations. It is not...
The General Assembly has selected Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa to be its next president. He was unopposed. This is problematic for a number of reasons, not least of which is his retrograde views on homosexuality and human rights, which...
The General Assembly votes on the Ukraine issue.
The degree of Russia's isolation will be measured.
The Palestinian Authority is making waves at the United Nations over its status for the second year in a row. The Palestinians may opt to bypass the U.N. Security Council entirely, taking its claim to the General Assembly's 193 Member States.
With diplomacy stuck at the Security Council, the General Assembly today approved an Arab League sponsored resolution condemning the Syrian government and calling for political transition in Damascus. The resolution passed with 133 in favor, 12 against, 31 abstentions,
We know that Russia and Iran will vote against the resolution, but who else? And how many countries will abstain?
The United Nations General Assembly passed today a resolution condemning the violence in Syria by a vote of 138-12-17.
After twin vetoes in the Security Council, it looks like the Arab League hasn’t given up on the United Nations. Reports have been trickling out today that the League of Arab States may push for a new resolution to be taken up in the General Assembly