United Nations

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:50
Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Zamir Akram, co-Chaired the 5th round of the US-Pakistan Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) Working Group in Washington on May 30, 2013.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:33
The United States welcomes the Preliminary Agreement on Presidential Elections and Inclusive Peace Talks in Mali signed by the interim Government of Mali and northern armed groups.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 09:56

Every June, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime issues a report with the results of its efforts to monitor coca cultivation in the Andean region. The report has not been officially released yet, but some media outlets have gotten their hands on the new cultivation numbers for Colombia.

Monday, September 28, 2009 - 13:30

This post was written by WOLA intern Ursela Groat The 18th of September marked the end of a twelve day fact-finding mission to Colombia by Margaret Sekaggya, the UNHCR Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. In her statement on the 18th of September, Ms.

Monday, June 29, 2009 - 11:16

On Sunday, Honduran troops arrested President Manuel Zelaya, following orders from the country's Supreme Court, and placed him on a plane to Costa Rica in his pajamas. Zelaya was removed from office on the day Honduras prepared to vote in a non-binding referendum asking whether they support a constituent assembly to rewrite the constitution in order to allow him to run for another term after his current term ends in January 2010.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 12:12

Today, Colombian and Bolivian newspapers covered the release of a new report by the International Narcotics Control Board of the United Nations.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 11:35

This week, many Latin American leaders had the opportunity to speak at the United Nation's 63rd General Assembly in New York. While the remarks of each president varied, a common thread among the speeches was the success of UNASUR and the future of regional cooperation.

Below you can find the link to a summary of each president's remarks in English. The linked pages also contain a .pdf of the full speech in Spanish.