Geopolitics
Governance/Geopolitics
New York, Oct 18 (JEN): The United Nations General Assembly Thursday elected Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to serve as non-permanent members on the UN Security Council (UNSC) for two-year terms beginning on Jan 1, 2014. more
Ban lauds awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to OPCW

New York, Oct 12 (JEN): Hailing its work on disarmament and non-proliferation, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday congratulated the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemi ...

Ban seeks dialogue in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): Hailing a time of renewed hope for the Middle East peace efforts, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday urged participants in a UN-backed seminar to kee ...

ICC urges Security Council support to enforce decisions

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): The International Criminal Court (ICC) has had the busiest year on record, the body said in a report to the United Nations General Assembly, in which it also called fo ...

Maldives: Ban urges peaceful presidential re-election

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday reiterated his calls on all Maldivians to ensure a peaceful, inclusive and credible process for the presidential e ...

Prepartion for Afghan polls creating positive environment: UN

New York, Oct 4 (JEN) The most senior United Nations official in Afghanistan said on Thursday the quality of preparations for next year’s elections is leading to a more positive envir ...