Tag: United Nations

Richard Falk: The International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

January 2014

A little noted initiative by the United Nations sparks hope for a just and sustainable peace in the region.

Richard Falk: Invisible Horizons of a Just Palestine/Israel Future

November 2013

The burden of history lies heavy on the United Nations.

Max Blumenthal: The Desert of Israeli Democracy

October 2013

Journey to the center of a refugee camp.

Richard Falk: Resolving the Syrian Chemical Weapons Crisis

September 2013

If an attack on Syria is averted, it could mark a welcome shift in U.S. foreign policy.

Justin Elliott: U.N. Think Tank Opening Office in Bahrain, with Bahraini Government Funding

March 2013

Can groups advocate for peace and justice while accepting money from authoritarian governments?

Ben Rawlence: A Signal of Hope for Congo

March 2013

There’s a framework for peace in Congo, and if Rwanda will stop interfering, it just might work.

Richard Falk: For What?

July 2012

Richard Falk considers how he came to find himself so drawn to the Palestinian cause.

Richard Falk: On the U.N. Alliance of Civilizations

June 2012

To solve global problems, we have to start thinking in terms of civilizations instead of than nation-states.  A dispatch from the recent Istanbul Partners Forum.

Daniel Moss: Debating the Future of Our World’s Water

April 2012

The World Water Forum in Marseille sets the stage for important talks at Rio environment conference.

Contested Territory

July 2011 On July 9, southern Sudan is scheduled to become the world’s newest country. Rebecca Hamilton discusses the impact of this change on the rest of the region.