Tag: United Nations

Czech ‘no’ to Palestine may kill L-159 fighter deal to Iraq

Czech ‘no’ to Palestine may kill L-159 fighter deal to Iraq

Czech diplomats in Middle East warn a ‘no’ vote at the UN on Palestinian statehood would be bad for its business in Iraq and beyond

September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Sarkozy takes lead as Middle East peace broker

Sarkozy takes lead as Middle East peace broker

Riding on France’s new status in the Arab world following the Libya War, French President Nicolas Sarkozy called yesterday (21 September) for an “intermediate stage” in the recognition of Palestine by the United Nations

September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Infographic: Leaders and Laggards in Famine Relief

Infographic: Leaders and Laggards in Famine Relief

Just in time to shame the laggards of foreign aid as they arrive at the opening of this year’s United Nations General Assembly, ONE.org released this infographic called “Fight the Famine.”

September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Food Security Meetings Open UN General Assembly

Food Security Meetings Open UN General Assembly

Monday’s opening of the 66th United Nations General Assembly will feature two high-level meetings on issues that will affect international cooperation on food security and development issues

September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
EU weighs oil embargo on Syria to pressure Assad

EU weighs oil embargo on Syria to pressure Assad

As Syrian forces reportedly raided an eastern tribal region today (25 August), extending a crackdown on pro-democracy protests, the European Union is considering imposing sanctions on the oil sector as early as next week

August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Source: www.euractiv.com

EU alarmed by Israel settlement plans

The so-called ‘Middle East Quartet’ of the European Union, the United States, Russia and the United Nations yesterday (16 August) signalled their alarm over Israel’s latest announcements of new settlement plans.

August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More