Topic: United Nations

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[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) —UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye met with the members of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey on November 15, Turkish Demokrathaber.net informs. In the meeting with Garo Paylan and two[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenia international and Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been appointed a United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador for Armenia. The[...]

NEW YORK (Armenpress) — The United Nations (UN) Security Council condemned Friday’s shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus citing the principle of inviolability of diplomatic missions outlined in the Vienna conventions, TASS[...]

NEW YORK — On October 24, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) — in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) — organized a flashmob by the[...]

PARIS — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Armenian city of Dilijan among its Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC), the organization said in a statement. Dilijan thus[...]

NEW YORK — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is the ninth United Nations Secretary General, reports Reuters. Guterres was also the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015. Guterres,[...]