Posts Tagged ‘council’

UN Security Council unanimously adopts resolution demanding COVID ceasefire

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution demanding a “sustained humanitarian pause” in all conflict areas to enable coronavirus vaccine access. The British-drafted resolution, cosponsored by 112 countries, intends to facilitate the unhindered delivery of vaccines and the vaccination of millions of people in conflict areas The text reiterated the council’s demand last […]

U.S. aims to return to Human Rights Council, shield Israel from ‘disproportionate focus’

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Beijing blasts Britain for abusing UN Human Rights Council to attack and smear China

China’s Foreign Ministry has hit out at the UK, lamenting its use of the UN Human Rights Council to “spread false information” after London accused Beijing of systematically violating the human rights of minority groups. “Britain’s so-called adoption of a resolution on this issue is obviously an ulterior motive. Its purpose is to confuse and […]

After spat over support of Trump, Young Israel council replaces board

The National Council of Young Israel has replaced its entire executive board, a stark move away from its vocally pro-Donald Trump leadership, whose statements had led to controversy in the Orthodox synagogue association. The council represents more than 100 Orthodox synagogues across the country. It is more than a century old, and in recent years […]

EU foreign ministers to discuss Russia relations and sanctions at council meeting

The European Union’s tense relations with Russia will be at the top of the agenda at the EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday. The EU has repeatedly called for the release of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, threatening Russia with possible new sanctions. “It’s clear that Russia is on a confrontational course with […]

Engaging with the UN Human Rights Council

February 21, 2021 by Ben Cohen – JNS.org Read on for article Many people who have never heard of the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) might reasonably ask why this body has the name that it does, upon learning that one of its members, China, is currently engaged in genocide against its Uyghur Muslim minority. […]

NGO Head Blames US for Anti-Israel Bias at UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room of the Palace of Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The room is the meeting place of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: Ludovic Courtès via Wikimedia Commons. Kenneth Roth, executive director of the NGO Human Rights Watch, blamed the US Wednesday for the vast number of resolutions […]

Ecuador: Electoral Council Announces Partial Recount Of Votes

Above photo: Ecuador’s top electoral body will conduct a partial recount of Sunday’s presidential vote following a request from the two candidates battling for second place. Twitter/@TRTWorldNow. Arauz, of the Union for Hope (UNES), awaits a rival for the second electoral round scheduled for next April 11. The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador informed […]

Trump may get one win as Palm Beach council leans towards letting him live at Mar-a-Lago

A meeting of Palm Beach’s town council appeared to lean towards allowing Donald Trump to live full time at Mar-a-Lago despite objections from neighbours – though no vote took place at what was an informational session. Those opposed to the former president residing at the private club cited an agreement with the town limiting the […]

US rejoins UN Human Rights Council, reversing Trump’s withdrawal

The Biden administration has re-established ties with the UN Human Rights Council three years after former US president Donald Trump exited the contentious body over its anti-Israel bias. “The United States will engage with the council as an observer,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement he issued Monday. The decision is part of a larger […]

US Return to ‘Broken’ UN Human Rights Council Met With Skepticism by Human Rights Advocates

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Photo: Reuters / Joshua Roberts. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s announcement on Monday that the new administration will return to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as an observer drew sharp criticism from a range of foreign policy observers and human rights activists, who countered that the body’s […]

US pendulum swings back into the UN Human Rights Council – analysis

Ever since the United Nations Human Rights Council was established 15 years ago, the American position on it has swung back and forth like a pendulum, staying out, joining, leaving, and now rejoining. The problems at the UNHRC run deep. UN Watch, an NGO promoting UN reforms and transparency, has a database that shows just […]

Scotland’s Red Council

Scotland’s Red Council North Ayrshire’s council is undertaking a bold experiment in municipal socialism – pursuing transformative policies on housing, the environment and workers’ rights which point the way towards a different kind of local government. As roads to socialism close nationally, the need for a municipal road to socialism is borne by those of […]

US to rejoin UN Human Rights Council, reversing Trump’s withdrawal

US President Joe Biden’s administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former President Donald Trump withdrew over what his administration called bias against Israel and a lack of reform. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will announce on Monday that the United States will return to the Geneva-based council as […]

US moves to rejoin UN rights council, in move likely to irk Israel advocates

The Biden administration is set to announce this week that it will reengage with the much-maligned UN Human Rights Council that former US president Donald Trump withdrew from almost three years ago, US officials said Sunday. The decision reverses another Trump-era move away from multilateral organizations and agreements. US officials say Secretary of State Antony […]

Atlantic Council Pens Anonymously Authored Expose Calling for Regime Change in China

by Alan Macleod Source The report outlines a plan for the United States to pursue a China without Xi Jinping, with a weakened Communist Party, and operating in a region dominated by the US and its allies. Influential D.C. think tank the Atlantic Council has printed a 26,000-word report laying out its strategy for combating China. Published […]

UN Security Council calls for release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi, others

The United Nations Security Council called for the release of Myanmar‘s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others detained by the military and voiced concern over the state of emergency, but stopped short of condemning this week’s coup. US President Joe Biden’s administration is meanwhile considering an executive order in response to the coup that […]

UN Security Council ‘deeply concerned’ at Myanmar military coup, calls for release of leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi

The United Nations Security Council has expressed its “deep concern” at the military coup in Myanmar and has called for the release of all detainees, including State Counsellor Aung Sang Suu Kyi, who was detained on Monday. “The members of the Security Council emphasized the need for the continued support of the democratic transition in […]

UN Security Council takes no action on Myanmar coup

The UN envoy for Myanmar urged an emergency meeting of the Security Council on Tuesday to ensure that “democracy is expeditiously restored” to the Southeast Asian nation, but the United Nations’ most powerful body took no immediate action. Christine Schraner Burgener, the Myanmar ambassador who is currently in Europe, strongly condemned the military’s takeover of […]

When the Revolution Council in Homs Governorate participates in the Tripoli fires عندما يشارك مجلس الثورة في محافظة حمص في حرائق طرابلس!

**Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original ** Paris  Nidal  Hamada Lebanese security forces have released two leaders of  takfirist fighting groups who entered Lebanon under the cover of a journalist and were arrested in Tripoli during  demonstrations Thursday night and Friday. It is not known how these fighters in the Al-Faruq Brigade  in Qusayr and in the neighbourhoods of Homs […]

Council of Europe Decrees Vaccines Must Not be Mandatory and the Non-Vaccinated Must Not be Discriminated Against

Justice4Poland.com January 29, 2021 ER Editor: This is a welcome resolution, if it carries sufficient weight. It was adopted by the Parliament two days ago, January 27. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe contains non-EU members such as Russia, Turkey, Belarus, Azerbaijian and Ukraine. From Wikipedia: TheParliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe(PACE) […]

Some Arab council heads call to boycott meeting with Netanyahu on curbing violence in Arab society

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How Ginni Thomas and the Shadowy Council of National Policy Advanced the Election Disinformation Campaign

Before Trump loyalists stormed the Capitol building on Jan. 6, Virginia “Ginni” Thomas took to Facebook in the early morning hours that Wednesday; there she urged people to tune into the so-called Stop the Steal rally held on the grounds of the White House. “LOVE MAGA people!!!!” she posted, adding minutes later, “GOD BLESS EACH […]

President Trump’s diplomat prepares for Holocaust Memorial Council

Richard Grenell went from being US ambassador to Germany to serving as acting head of national intelligence and has now been nominated to sit on the Holocaust Memorial Council. Ambassador Grenell spoke with The Media Line’s Felice Friedson about calling-out Iran-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization; the underutilization of US embassies; sitting down with antisemites […]

Grenell Prepares for Holocaust Memorial Council

The Media Line — Richard Grenell went from being US ambassador to Germany to serving as acting head of national intelligence and has now been nominated to sit on the Holocaust Memorial Council. Ambassador Grenell spoke with The Media Line’s Felice Friedson about calling-out Iran-backed Hizbullah as a terrorist organization; the underutilization of US embassies; […]

American Jews praise Grenell appointment to Holocaust Memorial Council

President Donald Trump on Tuesday appointed former acting director of US national intelligence Richard Grenell to serve as a member of the Holocaust Memorial Council in Washington D.C.Prominent American Jewish leaders and Jews praised the appointment of Grenell, who also served as ambassador to Germany.“No US Ambassador posted to Berlin in recent history has done […]

Shehecheyanu starts Wellington council meeting

Browse > Home / New Zealand / Shehecheyanu starts Wellington council meeting December 17, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The New Zealand capital city’s council meeting started off differently this week. David Zwartz [back to camera] recite Shehecheyanu at the Council meeting Following representations from the Wellington Interfaith Council, the Wellington City […]

UN Security Council approves new UN envoys to mediate Middle East, Libya

 The UN Security Council on Tuesday approved a proposal by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to appoint Bulgarian Nickolay Mladenov as the UN Libya special envoy and Norwegian Tor Wennesland as the UN Middle East envoy, diplomats said. Mladenov will replace Ghassan Salame, who stepped down as the UN Libya envoy in March due to stress, and […]

The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians

There is no international jewish conspiracy? Then why do jewish lawmakers from around the world gather to discuss the priorities of world jewry? Bitchute link 00 Hits: 1

European Council condemns antisemitism, stresses need to combat incitement

The European Council condemned antisemitism on Friday and welcomed of The Council of the European Union’s adoption of a declaration making the fight against antisemitism across policy areas mainstream. “The European Council condemns all forms of attacks on the freedoms of expression and religion or belief, including antisemitism, racism and xenophobia, and underlines the importance […]

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