UN repealed Pakistan family station after 2008 Marriott incident: ICSC

  United Nations workers who live in Pakistan are now free to move their families to the country to live with them. The nation has been a non-family country, meaning that UN workers could not bring their families there to live with them, but after a security evaluation, the UN has decided to restore Pakistan’s family station status. According to multiple media outlets, the UN’s … Continue reading UN repealed Pakistan family station after 2008 Marriott incident: ICSC

PM Pakistan intends to make house in order, will skip UN session Sep 18

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan will skip next month’s United Nations General Assembly session to focus his attention on the country’s economy, said his foreign minister. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will head the Pakistani delegation at 73rd U.N. General Assembly session set to open on September 18. “No, the prime minister is not going. I will lead Pakistani delegation,” Foreign Minister … Continue reading PM Pakistan intends to make house in order, will skip UN session Sep 18

Former Secretary General who Reinvented UN, Kofi Annan Departs At 80 in Switzerland

Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Laureate, has died. He was 80. A statement posted on his Twitter account said, Kofi Annan died after a short illness. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday … Continue reading Former Secretary General who Reinvented UN, Kofi Annan Departs At 80 in Switzerland

Contemporary sanctions on North Korea by United Nations

The latest United Nations sanctions on North Korea are expected to choke its economy still further, but with Washington and Pyongyang showing no signs of stepping back from their face off, observers have warned that the world is running out of options to resolve the crisis. The United Nations Security Council on Friday voted unanimously to support the sanctions, spearheaded by the United States, which … Continue reading Contemporary sanctions on North Korea by United Nations