Geopolitics
Governance/Geopolitics
New York, Nov 2 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for a respect for diversity and wide participation in this weekend's municipal elections in Kosovo. more
Mali: Ban welcomes Netherlands' contribution to peacekeeping

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday welcomed the decision of the Government of the Netherlands to supply personnel and equipment to the United Nations ...

Geneva conference to include Syrian government, opposition: UN

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): The proposed Geneva II conference to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis must include representatives from the Government as well as the opposition, the Jo ...

UN urges Belarus to strengthen right to elect

New York, Nov 1 (): Belarus is the only country in Europe with no opposition in parliament, a United Nations independent expert has said urging the Government to strengthen the right to ele ...

International court briefs UN on progress, challenges

New York, Nov 1 (JEN): Senior officials from the top United Nations judicial body – the International Court of Justice (ICJ) – and from the International Criminal Court, brief ...

Bangladesh: Ban urges restraint, respect for rule of law

New York, Nov 1 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is concerned about the latest wave of deadly violence in Bangladesh ahead of parliamentary elections due by January.

UN envoy for Western Sahara launches new phase in negotiations

New York, Oct 31 (JEN): The United Nations envoy dealing with Western Sahara Wednesday told the Security Council that he plans to return to the region in the coming weeks to pursue a new a ...

Maldives Supreme Court undermines democratic process: UN

New York, Oct 31 (JEN): The repeated interventions of the Supreme Court in the presidential election process in the Maldives are undermining the country’s democracy, the United Natio ...

UNSC to support African forces in Somalia

New York, Oct 31 (JEN): Without adequate security, the efforts of the Somali Government and people, and those of their partners, could be in vain, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United ...

CAR: UNICEF warns of running low on life-saving supplies

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): With increasing displacement in the Central African Republic (CAR) and waning funding, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Tuesday warned that the gro ...