UN General Assembly

Historically, the process has pivoted around the Security Council's role as 'appointment committee'. The five permanent member
After eight years as Ambassador to the UN, I see little genuine appetite for reform of the Security Council.
The impending appointment of a new United Nations secretary general provides an excellent opportunity to address some of the shortcomings in current processes - but the Security Council may not be totally on board.
The victory was real. Last September at the United Nations, 193 governments adopted the most comprehensive global agenda
In his speeches at the U.N., President Erdogan called on the international community to do its part to share the burden of the conflict.
Frankly, Mr. Sirisena's UN speech serves as yet another reminder that, even at the highest levels of government, Colombo
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A woman greets Members of the Technical Support Committee (TSC) of the Peace, Security and Cooperation for the Democratic
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"We can choose to press forward with a better model of integration, or we can retreat into a world sharply divided and in conflict," he said.
We know the capital exists for low-carbon infrastructure; we just need to unlock it.
And if you care about education, meeting humanitarian needs should matter to you. We must address all of a person's needs
Why do thousands of people, especially young men, join or support violent organizations, especially those like ISIS -- and how do we stem this tide?
I have heard the same message across the world, at the Protection of Civilians Site in Juba, South Sudan, and in the camps in Gaziantep, Turkey, where young Syrian girls and boys shared their thirst for education, their aspirations for a better future.
This post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post to mark the occasion of two critical conferences at the UN
Professor Robyn Norton is the Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health. She is the lead author of the