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U.N. General Assembly

Executive Calls for Changes to the Security Council

October 4, 2016 // Jornal de Angola - Angola - Portuguese

Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Carlos Lopes supported Angola’s position yesterday with respect to the need to enlarge the number of permanent and non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. Enlargement is aimed at making the political body more representative and better [Read more]

An Exceptional Moment for International Life

September 30, 2016 // Público - Portugal - Portuguese

The speech to be delivered by the president of the United States, always regarded with great anticipation, will have an equal air of suspense surrounding it this year, as it will be Obama’s final speech before the General Assembly.

Putin: Now It Is Our Turn in Syria

October 10, 2015 // Gazeta Wyborcza - Poland - Polish

<i>President Putin has announced the end of “Pax Americana” at the U.N. He also suggested that since the Americans are not good in the role of world policeman, they must be replaced by the Russians.</i> Vladimir Putin doesn’t go very often to the annual gatherings of the United Nations General Assembly, [Read more]

Obama and Putin: Two Conflicting Views

October 8, 2015 // Opinione Pubblica - Italy - Italian

The U.N. General Assembly took place on Monday, featuring speeches from Obama and Putin on the Syria situation, the Islamic State group and the consequent war on terrorism. Following the trajectory of each speech and the post-assembly media analysis has left us with the impression that we are watching the [Read more]

Obama and the UN

October 3, 2014 // La Nación - Costa Rica - Spanish

A positive outlook already prevails in the Levant, nor are there any major doubts about the favorable electoral impact this war will have on the Democratic ranks.