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The U.N.'s New Urban Agenda is retooling goals for sustainable urban development

R2P isn't dead but the hubris of its proponents has wounded it.

Initially seen as a model for peaceful political transition, it is highly unlikely Yemen will get back on track of stabilization in the near future.

  • Mareike Transfeld
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  • Yemen
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  • Oct 27, 2015
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Obama used very different words in his UN speech than other world leaders. Here's what this means.

What a U.N. Human Rights Council resolution doesn’t do for Tamil women in post-conflict Sri Lanka.

  • Kate Cronin-Furman, Nimmi Gowrinathan
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  • United Nations
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  • Oct 1, 2015
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Putin and Obama's U.N. speeches perfectly illustrate not just their policy differences but also their clashing world views.

Two new apps allow you to delve into the long history of agreement and disagreement at the United Nations.

Compared to his predecessor, Pope Francis has much less faith that human rights are the key to cure the world's ills.

Women’s inclusion in politics has increased worldwide, but the United States isn’t keeping pace.