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A decade after Seattle, there is no WTO expansion. But there is also no WTO turnaround.
"Mainstreaming" a focus on women into all of the United Nations' work never happened. So will an agency for women ever get off the ground?
Navi Pillay is the first UN human rights commissioner to take on caste discrimination.
Barely a week after Barack Obama plunged into the UN for three unprecedented days, our reconciliation with the organization is already showing fault lines.
This week's UN General Assembly session will be memorable not so much for what is said by the lineup of world leaders as for the sustained involvement of one of them: Barack Obama.
In a surprise victory, Bulgarian diplomat Irina Bokova becomes the first female and first Eastern European head of Unesco.
To prevent catastrophic climate change, wealthy nations must pony up on emissions cuts and subsidies to the developing world.
Rafael Correa came to the United Nations this week armed with the usual anti-US rhetoric--but also with a plan for Latin American economic empowerment.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is halfway through his first term. Whether he gets a second term depends on his ability to get results.
There is now sufficient evidence to charge Israel with war crimes for its actions in Gaza. Why is Obama silent?
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