Issue 591: UK, France, Germany join UN to single out Israel as world’s only violator of health rights

EXCLUSIVE REPORT Swedish delegate joins UK, France, Germany and other EU states today in voting “Yes” to single out Israel at the 2016 WHO world assembly, May 25, 2016. GENEVA, May 25 — The UK, France, Germany and other EU states voted today for a UN resolution, co-sponsored by the Arab group of …

Sri Lankan minister must resign from WHO presidency for humanitarian catastrophe, demands activist group

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, May 20, 2009 — Sri Lankan health minister Nimal Siripala De Silva, elected president of this week’s annual session of the World Health Organization, should end the humanitarian disaster plaguing 300,000 civilians in the war-torn north, or be pressured to step down by the …

U.N. Endorses Chinese Retaliation Against NGOs Supporting Taiwan

PRESS RELEASE Liberal International suspended, but gay rights groups win victory Geneva, July 20, 2007 —   Amid a series of rulings today affecting NGOs, the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) slammed Liberal International with a one-year suspension, blocking the umbrella group of Liberal parties …

Issue 9: The creation of an International Criminal Court; and new financial disclosure rules instituted at the World Health Organization

The UN’s Rome Conference has overwhelmingly adopted a Statute that will create an International Criminal Court (ICC). This paves the way for the world’s first permanent body to try international aggressors and war criminals. Analysis: Within the United States there are strong currents in favor of establishing …