The penalization was appropriate “given the seriousness of the allegations of failing to observe the standards of conduct expected of international civil servants,” said Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN’s secretary general António Guterres.
There are growing calls for Australia to tear up a United Nations agreement which makes shipping online goods from China cheaper than buying from local suppliers.
“If we let it expire, you can be certain that what Iran has been doing in the dark, it will do in broad daylight and then some,” Brian Hook said.
France has a new prime minister after President Emmanuel Macron named career civil servant Jean Castex as the replacement for Édouard Philippe. Castex will be part of Macron’s ‘new course’ for the last two years of his mandate.
China must reconsider its sweeping national security law imposed on Hong Kong which “undermines” the city’s freedoms, 27 countries said in a joint statement Tuesday. Beijing must also allow the United Nations rights chief meaningful access to its western Xinjiang province, said the states — including Britain, France, Germany and Japan — in a rare oral rebuke [
Yet another constitutional crisis appears to be on our hands: CNN is now reporting that based on "hundreds" of calls between Donald Trump and foreign leaders, multiple of Trump's own senior officials came to the conclusion that "that the President himself posed a danger to the national security of the United States."
UK's Ambassador to the WTO and UN in Geneva, Julian Braithwaite, delivered this cross-regional joint statement on behalf of 27 countries.
Players for the Portland Thorns and the North Carolina Courage knelt during the national anthem Saturday when the National Women's Soccer League opened the Challenge Cup tournament in Utah.
The organization is working with the city for final approval on their waiver request.
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