Moral Courage: Mexico’s Former UNESCO Ambassador Receives Human Rights Award

GENEVA, Sept. 11, 2017 – United Nations Watch, the Geneva-based non-governmental human rights group, today presented Dr. Andres Roemer, the former Ambassador of Mexico to UNESCO, with its 2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award, at a ceremony held in Geneva, Switzerland, next to the United Nations human …

Hero: Mexico’s UNESCO envoy walked out to protest Islamist resolution on Jerusalem, now may get fired

By Hillel Neuer Andrés Roemer Slomianski, Mexico’s newly-arrived ambassador to UNESCO in Paris, is not only a diplomat, political analyst, attorney, economist, think tank founder, and author of 16 books and two award-winning plays. He is also a hero. When it came time last Thursday for 58 country …

PLO outraged as UNESCO chief Irina Bokova slams own agency’s Arab-drafted resolution on Jerusalem

  UNESCO chief Irina Bokova slammed her own agency’s Arab-drafted resolution on Jerusalem, provoking outrage from the Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Malki. (The full text of Bokova’s official statement can be found below.) Bokova, said Malki, “has out stepped the scope of her mandate by …