Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. reaffirmed the Philippines’ commitment to ratify a United Nations treaty against nuclear weapons during the observance of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on October 2.
President Rodrigo Duterte defended the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (ATA) during his speech at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, saying that terrorism continues to be a major threat despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany must “stand fast, argue, and fight for our own convictions” and assume greater responsibilities at a time when multilateralism is coming under intense pressure.
K-Pop sensation BTS will address the United Nations on Monday for the launch of a campaign by the UN children’s agency UNICEF as world leaders prepare to open their annual General Assembly debate.
Iceland on Friday was elected to take up the seat left vacant at the United Nations Human Rights Council after the United States quit the body over what it charges was anti-Israel bias.
The UN General Assembly on Thursday took a first step to create a global pact for the environment, an initiative championed by French President Emmanuel Macron but opposed by the United States.
The Philippine government signed a Standard Administrative Arrangement (SAA) to facilitate the transfer of the country’s voluntary contribution to the UN Haiti Cholera Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.
US President Donald Trump is “actively considering when and how” to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, his vice president said Tuesday, evoking a campaign promise that the administration had sidelined.
So chockfull of charisma is President Rodrigo Duterte that he tickles the fancy of not just female, but male politikos as well. To catch our drift, check out this snapshot during the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) General Assembly at the Manila Hotel on March 14. Duterte is on the lower right corner.