United Nations (UN) Watch, the Geneva-based non- governmental human rights organization, has included the Philippines on its “list of shame” after the country’s representative to the UN voted against a draft resolution condemning Iran for its alleged human rights abuses.
The United Nations said Monday it would stockpile one billion syringes around the world by the end of 2021, to be used for the delivery of any future coronavirus vaccine.
Malacañang welcomed on Thursday the approval of a resolution by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council seeking technical assistance to the Philippines amid the alleged killings and rights abuses under the Duterte administration.
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.
President Duterte has reaped praises for his strong position on the South China Sea in his first-ever United Nations address. Broadcast journalist Karen Davila watched…
Muntinlupa City Representative Ruffy Biazon is thankful for President Duterte’s strong declaration of the country’s ownership of the West Philippine Sea before the United Nations.…
Not everyone is blown away by President Duterte’s historic statement on the South China Sea dispute before the United Nations. Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV…
Did China hear President Rodrigo Duterte’s affirmation of the Philippines’ arbitral victory over China in the West Philippine Sea before the United Nations?
China on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of spreading a “political virus” at the United Nations after the US leader delivered a harsh attack on Beijing over the Covid-19 pandemic.
In his first appearance before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly since he assumed office in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte called for “open dialogue and constructive engagement” with the international body to promote productive international cooperation on human rights.
President Rodrigo Duterte will take part in the high-level meetings of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
The UN’s top rights body adopted a resolution Thursday highlighting states’ responsibilities in addressing pandemics, despite criticism the text, backed by China and Russia among others, shied away from addressing civil and political rights.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Thursday urged human rights watchdogs, including the United Nations (UN), to acknowledge the need for due diligence in validating allegations presented to them.
Has it become a case of the United Nations versus the United Nations?
China warned Monday that it would impose visa restrictions on US citizens who had “behaved egregiously” over Hong Kong, ahead of expected approval from Beijing lawmakers for a controversial national security law in the city.
Princeton University said Saturday it was removing the name of president Woodrow Wilson from its public policy school and a residential college, calling the former US leader a racist.
The UN’s top human rights body on Friday condemned discriminatory police brutality and demanded a report on “systemic racism”, but rights groups accused Washington of wielding pressure to strip out any mention of the United States in the resolution.
US President Donald Trump’s all-out assault on the United Nations is doing “lasting damage” to international cooperation as the world faces a range of “existential threats”, a former WHO chief warned Friday.
The UN General Assembly on Wednesday will elect five new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with battles underway for the Western and African seats.