UNRWA’s Anti-Peace Curriculum Violates UN Charter

In the wake of U.S. threats to cut aid to the U.N. relief agency for Palestinians, a look at UNRWA textbooks—which deny Jewish rights in Palestine and erase Israel from the map—shows that the agency is violating the basic tenets of the U.N. Charter by fostering conflict instead of maintaining peace and harming …

U.S. Withholds Over $100 Million in UNRWA Funding After Palestinians Reject U.S. Peace Push

Time Line of Events Leading up to U.S. Freeze of UNRWA Funding Dec. 6, 2017 – Trump issues statement officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: “But today, we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.  This is nothing more, or less, than a recognition of reality.  It …

U.N.’s Own Audit Found UNRWA Vulnerable to “Graft and Corruption”

  A flurry of statements and articles by Sweden, the New York Times, and Foreign Policy, want us to believe that a U.S. reduction in its $360 million annual funding of UNRWA would bring humanitarian disaster and threaten international peace and stability. But according to a little-known internal audit, the …

UN Human Rights Commissioner Hussein has been shockingly silent in the face of deadly anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, but he accuses Trump of inaction on anti-Semitism

  Geneva, March 9, 2017 – In his annual update to the Human Rights Council yesterday, UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, called out the Trump administration for its insufficient response to recent anti-Semitic attacks on Jewish institutions in the United States and for other Trump …

What Nikki Haley Said About the U.N. at Her Senate Confirmation Hearing

On Need for U.S. Leadership: I will bring a firm message to the UN that U.S. leadership is essential in the world. It is essential for the advancement of humanitarian goals, and for the advancement of America’s national interests. When America fails to lead, the world becomes a more dangerous place. And when the …

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 …

Issue 590: Has the UN Human Rights Council Become Frankenstein?

Op-ed by UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer in this weekend’s Friday edition of the Jerusalem Post, based on testimony delivered at the U.S. Congress last week. Has the UN Human Rights Council Become Frankenstein?  By Hillel C. Neuer  Seventy years ago this week, in the aftermath of the Nazi …

Issue 589: UN Watch testifies in U.S. Congress: UN Human Rights Council Has Turned Into Frankenstein

Hillel Neuer testifying before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Video to be available soon. GENEVA, May 19, 2016 — In testimony on Tuesday before the U.S. Congress, at a packed hearing called to evaluate the UN Human Rights Council ahead of its 10th anniversary next month, UN Watch executive …