Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned on Tuesday that his administration would "no longer deal" with Israel if a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a final peace deal fails. The Palestinian draft resolution sets...Show More Summary
At the end of the year, Australia will complete its fifth term as an elected member of the UN Security Council, the world's premier international peace and security body. It has been a difficult 24 months. The Council's focus has been erratic, and its permanent membership increasingly divided. Show More Summary
Ongoing discussion at UN Security Council on human rights situation may set in motion action against leader Kim Jong Un.
North Korea refuses to attend as UN Security Council takes up its human rights for 1st time http://t.co/3nde6KGNBy pic.twitter.com/mGOdYaqdbe — Yahoo Canada News (@YahooCanadaNews) December 22, 2014
President Obama should not veto Palestine's U.N. Security Council resolution to set a deadline to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. An abstention would represent a serious challenge to the Israel lobby's political powe...
UNGA urges Security Council to also consider sanctions against Pyongyang over alleged crimes against humanity.
Early this morning Jordan submitted to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) a draft resolution on behalf of the Palestinians to end Israel’s occupation of territory occupied in June 1967 through a negotiations process. The resolution would be the first to cite '67 borders as basis for peace, but it puts no deadline on Israel's withdrawal
The United States is creating momentum for the French to forestall, or all together abandon, presenting a resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on behalf of the Palestinians. France has been informed of an American...Show More Summary
PLO official Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh says the current Palestinian push at the UN Security Council comes "a serious junction in the history of Palestine." Allison Deger reports that the proposed UN resolution marks a change in Palestinian strategy for the PLO. Show More Summary
Palestinians to present draft resolution at Security Council aimed at full recognition, despite US veto warning.
The Palestinian Authority has announced it will seek a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution on Wednesday calling for an end of the Israeli occupation within a specific time period. The draft legislation gives Israel twoShow More Summary
Security Council says feuding leaders "personal ambitions" fomented crisis, as nation marks one year since start of war.
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — PLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said Sunday that a resolution to end the Israeli occupation will be submitted to the UN Security Council “in the coming few hours, or…
Crunch time. Palestinians are pushing for action against the occupation from the UN Human Rights Council and the UN Security Council. Will the US finally do a gamechanger, and abstain?
Palestinians to present draft resolution at Security Council seeking a two-year deadline for Israel to end occupation.
Fatou Bensouda criticises UN Security Council for inaction in Sudan's conflict-hit region.
Hague-based court seeks intervention of Security Council to get authorities to hand over Saif al-Islam for trial.
Bern will only implement international sanctions if first imposed by the UN Security Council, said the Swiss ambassador to Russia.
This post is adapted from remarks made at Yale University on December 1, 2014. This is not the welcome I get when I walk into the UN Security Council. I should come here more often. It is, it's wonderful, truly wonderful, very moving for me to back. Show More Summary