Israel and the United Nations Current Affairs, GK & News
The UN members have unanimously elected Iceland to take a seat on the world body’s 47-member Human Rights Council. US had left the UNHRC in June, 2018 calling it a cesspool of political bias for its criticism of Israeli regime’s crimes against Palestinians.
Topics: Criticism of the Israeli government • Criticism of the United Nations • Intergovernmental organizations • Israel and the United Nations • Israel, Palestine, and the United Nations • Organizations • UN Watch • United Nations • United Nations Human Rights Council
The United Nations Day is observed every year on October 24 to make known to the people about the aims and achievements of the UN and to mark the 72nd anniversary of the UN Charter’s entry into force. With the ratification of this founding document in 1948 by the majority of its signatories, including the ..
The UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) approved an investigation into the mass killing of civilians at Houla, Syria. UNHRC also objurgated Syria for the mass murder of about 100 civilians. UNHRC, the 47-nation body sanctioned the resolution with 41 votes in favour and 3 against it. This was the fourth emergency session meeting called ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Criticism of the United Nations • Houla • Houla massacre • Intergovernmental organizations • Israel and the United Nations • Israel, Palestine, and the United Nations • Organizations • United Nations • United Nations Human Rights Council
The United Nations’ cultural agency UNESCO has recently granted the Palestinians full membership. This is being considered to be an important step forward in their long-running efforts to achieve recognition before the world as an independent state. Now, UNESCO has become the first U.N. agency to welcome the Palestinians as a full member since President ..
Topics: Geography of Asia • Israel and the United Nations • Organizations • Palestine 194 • Palestine Liberation Organization • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian territories • Palestinians • State of Palestine • UNESCO • United Nations