The United Nations overwhelmingly voted to declare 2014 the “International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People” during an unprecedented vote that human rights observers say was marred by anti-Israel fervor.
The pay gap between professional United Nations employees and their United States government counterparts has widened considerably in the last decade, according to a recent report.
Iran publicly refused to recognize “the Israeli regime” during a full meeting on Thursday of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
An Israeli-authored United Nations proposal that could help millions of struggling farmers received unlikely support this week from more than 100 nations, barring one key voting bloc: the Arab group.
A prominent Jewish human rights institute has accused the United Nations of intentionally barring pro-Israel Jewish groups from attending a major meeting on the pursuit of Palestinian statehood.
A UN interpreter was caught on a hot mic expressing her incredulity at 9 anti-Israel resolutions offered at the UN General Assembly while none for the rest of the world, The Times of Israel reports.
The United Nations elected China, Cuba, Russia, and Saudi Arabia to seats on its Human Rights Council Tuesday, all countries that have been widely condemned by international groups for gross human rights violations.
GENEVA/BEIJING (Reuters) – Western countries accused China on Tuesday of arresting activists, curbing Internet use and suppressing ethnic minorities, as the United Nations formally reviewed its rights record for the first time since Xi Jinping became president.
The United Nations has selected Iran to serve in a senior role on its Committee on Disarmament and International Security, an international body that deals with major global security issues.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected Iranian President Hassan Rowhani’s pro-democracy rhetoric as a “ruse” and a “ploy,” and vowed that Israel is prepared to take unilateral actions to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons during an address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.