Topic: United Nations

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,[...]

NEW YORK (Reuters) — International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and a young Yazidi woman who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters pushed Iraq on Thursday, March 9 to allow a United Nations investigation into[...]

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (DW) — As a judge in The Hague Aydin Sefa Akay should have had diplomatic immunity, but he was arrested for having a messaging app on his phone. As he languishes in prison an appeal for a man jailed for 30 years[...]

By Prof. William A. Schabas The United Nations marks December 9th as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. William A. Schabas, a renowned Professor[...]