Topic: United Nations

LOS ANGELES — University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith participated Friday, December 7, at a special event at the United Nations marking the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Armenian President Armen Sarkissian participated on December 10 at the Third Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide which is dedicated to the issues of prevention through education. In his welcoming remarks,[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator On December 10, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will turn 70 but it has a mixed history. We are witnessing an unprecedented setback in the protection of human rights; a[...]

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — A report by United Nations investigators saying Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent,” and that the country’s commander-in-chief and five[...]

NEW YORK — On July 20, a reception in honor of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan was held in the Ceremonial Hall of St. Vartan Cathedral. UN officials, ambassadors accredited in New York and members of the[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — The current Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations, Ambassador Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, has served the Armenian government at home and abroad for the past three[...]

NEW YORK — On September 19, President Serzh Sargsyan partook in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in United Nations headquarters and delivered a lecture in which he stressed Armenia’s commitment to the right to self[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomes the receptive approach both the Government of Armenia and the overwhelming majority of the Armenian population have taken in[...]

  NEW YORK — Human Rights Watch (HRW), the New York-based humanitarian organization, in February released a report on the fate of children in Armenian orphanages, especially those who are mentally or physically handicapped. The[...]

NEW YORK — On March 16, a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s membership to the United Nations took place at the Lincoln Center of New York. Edward Nalbandian, Foreign Minister of Armenia, António Guterres,[...]