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Abbas says to cut ties with Israel if UN move fails

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

Australia on the UN Security Council: An end-of-term review

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

N Korea boycotts UN meeting on its 'abuses'

Ongoing discussion at UN Security Council on human rights situation may set in motion action against leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea boycotting UN session on its human rights violations

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

You’re on a roll, Mr. President, now abstain from vetoing the Palestinian bid to the UN Security Council

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...

UN assembly votes to refer North Korea to ICC

UNGA urges Security Council to also consider sanctions against Pyongyang over alleged crimes against humanity.

Jordanian-Palestinian resolution to the UN Security Council gives US and Israel wiggle room

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

U.S. seeks to counter Palestinian UN resolution with alternative offer, says French diplomat

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

Palestinian UN effort seeks to set ‘terms of reference’ for negotiations and promote shift away from US leadership

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

Palestine to push UN for statehood vote

Palestinians to present draft resolution at Security Council aimed at full recognition, despite US veto warning.

PA to seek UN Security Council resolution giving Israel two years to end the occupation

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

UN: Tens of thousands dead in S Sudan war

Security Council says feuding leaders "personal ambitions" fomented crisis, as nation marks one year since start of war.

Palestine to present Resolution on ending Occupation to Security Council “By Monday”

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…

As Kerry and UN question occupation, Netanyahu sees a ‘diplomatic assault’

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?

Palestine to push UN to end Israel occupation

Palestinians to present draft resolution at Security Council seeking a two-year deadline for Israel to end occupation.

ICC prosecutor halts Darfur war-crimes probe

Fatou Bensouda criticises UN Security Council for inaction in Sudan's conflict-hit region.

ICC refers Libya to UN over Gaddafi's son

Hague-based court seeks intervention of Security Council to get authorities to hand over Saif al-Islam for trial.

Switzerland to Join Anti-Russian Sanctions Only if Backed by UNSC: Envoy

Bern will only implement international sanctions if first imposed by the UN Security Council, said the Swiss ambassador to Russia.

The Long Game vs. Today's Global Challenges

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

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