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EU Again Split on Palestine

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  Last night the European Union again failed to present a Common Foreign Policy with regards to Palestine. Following on from last years split on the admission to UNESCO, the EU split on upgrading Palestine from being an “nonmember observer Read more ›

EU split on Palestine

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  Today’s vote at UNESCO’s General Conference on full membership for Palestine gives an idea of how a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)┬ávote could go if the membership bid gets that far. More worrying for me is the complete split Read more ›

Campaign for a more accountable and democratic UN

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Image via Wikipedia After my posts on the UN Security Council Elections I received an interesting email on a “Campaign for a more accountable and democratic UN”. They are campaigning for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA). Read more ›

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United Nations Security Council Election Voting Results

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Image via Wikipedia As promised here are the results from today’s elections at the UN General Assembly to fill 5 non-permanent seats at the UN Security Council. The quota in all elections was 127 based on the fact that 182 Read more ›

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Security Council Election Results

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Image by Getty Images via @daylife A follow on from this mornings post on the Elections to the five non-permament seats on the UN Security Council. The following countries have been elected: African Group: South Africa Asian Group: India Latin Read more ›

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Elections to the Security Council

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Image via Wikipedia Today 5 new members of the of United Nations Security Council will be elected. They will replace Uganda, Japan, Mexico, Turkey and Austria. They will be elected for two years. The African seat is not being contested Read more ›

Register for TH!NK3!

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Image via Wikipedia I got this via Email from the European Journalism Centre. I took part in Th!nk1 and Th!nk2 (though didn’t finish it). Do check it out. The European Journalism Centre (EJC) invites you to apply for the third Read more ›