UN Security Council

Marginalising UN system

Jul 11,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Hasan Abu Nimah The United Nations was established more than 70 years ago. Any objective assessment of its function would likely yield a poor outcome. The UN Charter was signed on June 26, 1945. The purpose of the organisation was defined in Article 1.  It […]

Securing the UN’s future

Sep 11,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – KEVIN RUDD As the existing international order becomes more fragmented, strong global-governance institutions are crucial for addressing the world’s strategic, economic and sustainability challenges.  And yet, rarely have our existing institutions — including, above all, the United Nations — been frailer. The UN is […]

A welcome resolution

A welcome resolution Nov 22,2015 – JORDAN TIMES The just-adopted UN Security Council resolution on combating terrorism in Syria and Iraq came at the initiative of France, which is still reeling from last week’s multiple terrorist attacks by Daesh in its capital, Paris. The unanimously adopted resolution defined terrorism as […]