Posts Tagged ‘UN General Assembly’

Violence instead of democracy: Putin slams ‘policies of exceptionalism and impunity’ in UN speech

From: The export of so-called ‘democratic’ revolutions has continued, but has unleashed poverty and violence instead of the triumph of democracy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said addressing the UN General Assembly. Attempts to push for changes in other countries based on ideological preferences have led to “tragic consequences and degradation […]

Putin Slams ‘Policies of Exceptionalism and Impunity’ in UN Speech

Attempts to push for changes in other countries based on ideological preferences have led to “tragic consequences and degradation rather than progress,” said Putin in his speech to world leaders and policy makers gathered at the UN General Assembly’s anniversary 70th session in New York on Monday. “We should all remember what our past has […]

The U.N. Resolution Condemning the US Trade Embargo on Cuba

On Monday, September 28th, Cuban President Raul Castro is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly in New York.  He is expected to call on the representatives of member states to support a motion to lift the U.S. trade embargo against his country that has been in place since 1962. Two days ahead of his […]

Newsletter: The Revolution Of Values

Print Friendly The visit of Pope Francis to the United States, speaking to both the US Congress and the UN General Assembly, placed the moral foundation of policy front and center in the public dialogue. It is important for the social movement to be based on values that show our moral and ethical character to […]

Singing & shoe-banging: Five flamboyant leaders the UN General Assembly will never forget

1. ‘I just can’t take it any more’: Gaddafi’s interpreter collapses during marathon speech UN guidelines state that speeches at the General Assembly should last no longer than 15 minutes. However, former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was in no mood for checking his watch as the self-proclaimed King of Kings of Africa spoke nonstop for […]

UN to Back Raising of Palestinian Flag: Israel asks UN to rebuff flag initiative

IMEMC : A draft resolution on raising the Palestinian flag at the United Nations will likely be adopted next week in time for president Mahmoud Abbas’ visit to New York, the Palestinian envoy said on Thursday. According to AFP, the UN General Assembly will vote on September 10th on the measure that is almost certain to […]

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