Geopolitical concerns have once again brought the UN security council to a standstill.
The UN’s resolution to recognize Nakba Day on May 15, to mark the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in 1948, helps to acknowledge past traumas but does the resolution have other implications?
A UN resolution condemning the war passed with an overwhelming majority. But there is little consensus about how to cease hostilities.
It’s more than moral posturing. Resolutions like this have a history of laying the foundation for effective treaties and national laws.
The resolution is not legally binding, but is an expression of the views of the UN membership.
How international inspectors uncovered Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programmes.