Tag: united-nations

61 Has a world leader been laughed at while addressing the UN General Assembly before? 2018-09-25T21:25:46.510

58 How did Russia retain the UNSC veto power of the Soviet Union? 2018-06-26T09:15:58.827

52 Why did Israel vote against lifting the American embargo on Cuba? 2019-04-22T02:31:52.567

31 Have the US and Russia (or USSR before it) co-vetoed a UN resolution before today? 2019-10-11T07:01:21.197

27 Why has the United States not signed and ratified the International Criminal Court? 2013-01-30T22:16:53.103

27 Why were China, Russia and Cuba allowed to join the UN human rights council? 2020-10-14T19:56:29.547

25 Can there be a UN resolution to remove a country from the UN Security Council? 2019-06-18T22:02:57.933

25 UN condemns Rohingya human rights abuses 134-9 with 28 abstentions. Which countries voted against? 2019-12-29T05:02:08.943

24 Why is North Korea allowed to be in the UN? 2017-06-17T12:23:21.890

24 Non-subjective definition of "terrorist", or widely used equivalent term? 2018-06-24T17:18:30.530

21 Why did ten countries side with Russia in the UN General Assembly vote on Crimea? 2014-03-27T20:13:11.583

20 What countries voted for letting Saudi Arabia join the UN women's rights commission? 2017-04-25T18:13:03.563

19 Does Britain have de jure authority over the West Bank and Gaza? 2018-01-30T00:21:27.900

18 How are conflicts between constitutional and treaty obligations resolved? 2012-12-12T01:24:22.307

18 Does the US often deny visas to UN diplomats? 2014-04-12T18:09:30.517

18 Is there bias against Israel at the UN and mainstream media? 2014-05-30T11:26:37.300

18 What is the legal background for Russia's seat as a Permanent Member of UNSC? 2016-01-09T22:43:27.270

18 Why is Israel refusing to let the International Atomic Energy Agency inspect their facilities? 2017-04-22T22:50:16.197

17 Legality of Syrian invasion by US and allies 2016-07-20T16:36:40.550

16 What are the practical implications of Palestine's new observer-state status in the United Nations? 2012-12-04T23:42:45.563

16 What are the steps to become an independent country once independence has been declared? 2017-10-18T08:30:57.983

15 For what reasons does India claim a permanent seat in UNSC? 2013-05-31T04:09:50.740

15 Why have no US government officials been charged under the Geneva convention? 2016-12-17T23:48:31.690

15 Does the UN recognize the borders of the 1947 Palestine partition? Or the 1949 armistice borders? Or something else? 2018-01-27T09:28:59.843

15 Why, according to the UN, "gender-biased abortion" is against human rights but "abortion in general" is not? 2020-08-21T07:21:50.707

14 Who decides on state names in foreign languages? 2016-07-05T12:17:52.773

14 Who and on what basis determines how much US pays for UN? 2017-03-17T14:17:34.067

13 Where can I see the total compensation (by year?) of each of the employees of the UN? 2014-04-03T18:16:50.910

13 Why is there no call for Hamas to protect and reduce civilian casualties? 2014-08-01T15:13:51.403

13 Could California Ratify the Paris Agreement? 2016-11-16T18:27:42.757

13 Would the Trump administration be breaching the United Nations Convention against Torture if they bring back interrogative torture? 2017-01-27T09:35:25.027

13 What could the United Nations do after a chemical attack in Syria? 2017-04-05T22:36:13.800

13 Can a nation just deny refugees to enter into their nation? 2018-03-14T06:08:53.903

12 What effect would leaving the UN have on a country? 2013-04-11T15:56:50.610

12 What are my rights against NSA surveillance? 2014-03-07T03:16:42.283

12 Why didn't Canada leave the UN conventions on illicit drugs before legalizing marijuana? 2018-08-14T05:39:47.560

12 Is the UK’s claim over the Chagos Islands valid? 2019-11-22T07:30:32.753

11 UN veto power deprivation 2014-03-18T20:03:46.847

11 What is the geostrategic reason for Zimbabwe to keep Cluster Munitions legal? 2015-11-09T10:57:04.717

11 Could a country assimilate another country in a democratic way? 2016-04-13T11:32:23.263

11 Can US ban China from the islands? 2017-01-13T15:55:14.003

11 What is the point of the UN Security council if permanent members have veto power? 2017-04-10T02:04:32.107

11 Is there a legal ground for stripping the UK of its UN Veto if Scotland and/or N.Ireland split from the UK? 2019-04-30T08:57:50.377

10 Are there UN norms for a government change? 2014-03-08T22:23:37.213

10 Why was Saudi Arabia removed from the UN's blacklist of child rights violators? 2016-06-10T14:14:28.210

10 Why does Russia back Serbia? 2017-04-18T18:57:01.947

10 What stops any nation/country from leaving the UN? 2017-07-07T13:35:42.667

10 What exactly is the purpose of the Non-Proliferation Treaty when nuclear weapons can be substituted with conventional explosives? 2017-09-07T15:11:14.203

10 By what mechanisms can International border disputes be resolved? 2018-03-07T13:22:18.737

10 Why didn't the United Nation send Peacekeepers to Rwanda? 2018-09-01T21:24:17.273

10 Can the permanent members of the UN Security Council also veto UN General Assembly resolutions? 2020-08-15T10:06:09.167

9 What political influence does the chair of the UN Human Rights Council have? 2016-01-03T01:36:55.397

9 Taiwan and the United Nations 2016-04-26T14:43:25.373

9 National water territories and exclusive economic zones around artificial structures 2016-07-13T13:11:14.287

9 Russia and the Security Council resolution on a Syria ceasefire 2016-10-13T00:29:34.370

8 Why hasn't the UN invoked "Uniting for Peace" in Syria? 2013-09-16T22:26:55.590

8 Who didn't sign the Paris climate change agreement? 2015-12-14T11:25:30.867

8 Legality of UN sanctions against North Korea 2016-04-24T08:17:11.863

8 Why is abstaining so common in the UN General Assembly? 2016-11-18T09:11:22.857

8 Does the UN Security Council votes 14-0 to condemn Israeli settlement have binding consequences for Israel? 2016-12-24T15:51:16.020

8 Has the UN Terrorist Financing Convention had a material impact? 2018-01-01T18:27:11.400

8 Do United Nations Security Council Resolutions emphasized phrases have a standard meaning? 2018-06-12T15:44:54.097

8 Is China a "developing country" according to WTO, UN, IMF, etc? 2018-11-27T18:24:47.193

8 Which country benefited the most from UN Security Council vetoes? 2019-04-05T08:18:37.657

8 Was any UN Security Council vote triple-vetoed? 2019-04-05T14:20:02.123

8 How does the United Nations get information on North Korea's economy? 2020-01-27T16:32:30.317

8 What was the US reaction to the 2004 ruling by the World Court that the Israeli border wall was illegal? 2021-02-04T00:07:48.300

7 What are arguments for and contra for a bill "To end membership of the United States in the United Nations." 2017-01-23T11:10:47.677

7 Who can get UN kicked out of New York City? 2017-09-21T13:33:45.080

7 What real effect does today's UN vote to condemn the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital have? 2017-12-22T04:12:22.743

7 Are there democratic countries that joined to form another independent country? 2018-10-25T00:53:36.797

7 Are there recesses during the U.N. Security Council? 2019-06-10T23:33:03.903

7 Can U.N. decide to send fire fighters to fight Amazon rainforest fires 2019-08-24T11:07:53.987

7 What effect do economic sanctions for human rights violations have? 2020-10-17T20:22:51.110

6 Was there a Security Council meeting that continued through the night until a resolution was agreed? 2014-05-15T10:57:07.477

6 Full List of Countries participating in the UN COP 21 in Paris 2015-12-12T21:44:37.930

6 How can the UN convention against torture be enforced or punished for breaking it? 2016-01-20T17:14:44.300

6 What is the rationale behind secret ballot by country at the UN? 2017-04-28T12:57:08.887

6 Does one country cutting off defensive cooperation with another country constitute a valid casus belli as per international law? 2018-01-19T10:45:16.633

6 What dictates the order of languages used by the UN? 2019-04-06T06:14:29.750

6 How did the extended UNHCR definition of refugee come about? 2019-04-24T03:52:21.727

5 Has Japan's "Special Secrecy Law" been condemned by the United Nations? 2014-12-12T12:12:00.480

5 What is PRC's stance on reforms in the United Nations Security Council? 2015-10-30T16:18:54.013

5 Is there an official website to check if Saudi Arabia is member of the United Nations human rights council 2016-04-10T06:09:21.220

5 How did the League of Nations choose representatives and how are representatives chosen for the UN today? 2016-04-18T07:41:07.750

5 What happens to assets seized from foreign presidents due to corruption allegations? 2016-11-03T20:19:55.543

5 Does Donald Trump have a position on funding of United Nations? 2016-12-02T16:24:51.240

5 Do sanctions really serve their purpose? 2017-01-16T18:40:48.203

5 The Oil-for-Food Programme vs Iran 2017-01-24T09:37:40.670

5 Why are almost all of the United Nations headquarters located in Europe or America? 2017-01-28T19:36:55.890

5 What is the relation between "recognition" and "legality" of a country"? 2017-02-08T14:07:04.637

5 What are the requirements for an entity to be granted observer status for the UN General Assembly? 2017-06-21T09:53:22.907

5 May the UN security council kick out permanent members? 2017-08-30T17:10:02.307

5 Why are countries so reluctant to abandon UN treaties? 2018-08-14T05:50:00.063

5 Are UN peacekeeping operations decided via unanimity? 2019-02-07T21:06:36.357

5 Can the UN General Assembly vote to remove veto rights from the big 5 in the UN Security Council? 2019-04-12T06:47:47.287

5 Has the US explained why it vetoed the UN resolution condemning Turkey’s Syria invasion? 2019-10-11T06:35:31.830

5 Why have so many countries withdrawn recognition of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic? 2020-04-22T14:48:11.400

4 What can the rest of the World do to stop Israel-Palestine war? 2014-07-26T20:23:52.893