Saturday, March 2, 2024

Topic: United Nations

“Irrelevant and dysfunctional”, Irish minister slams 5-State Veto Power at UNSC

Irish foreign minister Micheal Martin on Saturday questioned the misuse of veto power at the UN Security Council. He argued that the five-state veto power...

Everyone in Gaza is hungry, says UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has renewed his call for unrestricted humanitarian access throughout Gaza in an X post.

‘Palestinian people are here to stay’: Riyad Mansour, UN Palestinian ambassador

Riyad Mansour, the UN Palestinian ambassador, told the UN General Assembly his people are “being slaughtered,” with entire families killed and stressed that “the horrors need to end and the only way to end them is a ceasefire.”

UN Security Council needs to be reformed: Turkey’s Erdogan

Turkey’s President Erdogan has called for the United Nations Security Council to be reformed, decrying the fact that the United States could veto a ceasefire proposal for Gaza despite huge support from other countries.

UN Director General resigns over ‘text-book case of genocide’ and ‘wholesale slaughter’ in Gaza

The Director General of the New York office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Human rights has resigned over the “text-book case of genocide,” unfolding in Gaza.

‘Ashamed that…’: Priyanka Gandhi on India abstaining from UN vote on Gaza humanitarian truce

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday expressed "shock" over India abstaining on a United Nations resolution on the Israel-Hamas war, saying that watching in silence thousands of men, women and children in Palestine being annihilated goes against everything India has stood for.