Guest Voices: United Nations


Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 12/10/2012

Punishable peacemaking?

Faith leader says Clinton should change directives now hampering groups in conflict zones.

By Rick Love  |  11:33 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Secretary Clinton; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Huamn Rights Day; United Nations; peace; peace building; Rick Love;

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Human rights (or wrongs) in the Middle East

Will Obama’s U.N. pitch have a positive effect on the people of that region if not backed by action?

By Sherif Meleka  |  04:08 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  United Nations; Middle East; Mideast; President Obama; politics; religion; Sherif Meleka;

Posted at 10:41 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Shouting ‘fire’ in a crowded world: What blasphemy law debate can mask

This week, at the United Nations, deliberation will be revived over laws about “religious defamation.”

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  10:41 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religious defamation; blasphemy laws; United Nations; Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Syria: A horror observed, but is this all the world can do?

Are our international institutions so hamstrung by petty perceptions of national interest that nothing more can be done?

By George Carey, Mustafa Ceric and Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff  |  04:54 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Syria, Sarajaveo, World Dialogue Council, Serbia, Bosnia, United Nations, massacres

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Under-regulated global weapons trade undermines peace and security, says Christian leader

U.N. Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty is underway, and the issue isn’t just about national security, but about Christian values as well.

By Kathryn Mary Lohre  |  05:46 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  United Nations, Arms Trade Treaty, national Council of Churches