Tag Archives: PeaceProcess

Divisions over Resolution on Settlements Deemed Illegal Risk Destroying Peace Prospects, Special Coordinator Tells Security Council

Israelis, Palestinians Must Create Conditions for Direct Final-Status Talks, He Stresses, as Each Side Takes Opposing View of Text

Divisive positions among Israelis and Palestinians following last month’s adoption of resolution 2334 (2016) risked destroying …

News in Brief 13 January 2017 (PM)

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UNICEF-supported trucks queue to fill their tanks with water from a group of wells rehabilitated and equipped by the UN agency, Damascus, Syria. UNICEF/UN048100/Al-Asadi

Agreement reportedly reached on restoring Damascus

Press Conference by President of Security Council on Work Programme for January

Building on a “trajectory of unity” that had begun with the Security Council’s recent adoption of two important Middle East resolutions, Olof Skoog (Sweden), Council President for January, said the 15-member body would focus on …

Speakers Say International Court of Justice Needed More than Ever, as General Assembly Considers Its Annual Report

President, Delegates Hail ‘Tireless Custodian of International Legal Order’ amid Growing Workload, Shrinking Budget

Seventy years after its inception, the International Court of Justice — the principal judicial organ of the United Nations and “tireless …

Amid troubling situation in Middle East, UN envoy warns against ‘sleep-walking into another violent conflict’

19 October 2016 – The absence of progress towards a two-state solution has led to growing anger and frustration among Palestinians and profound disillusionment among Israelis, the top United Nations Middle East envoy warned today: …

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