Thresholds of Dialogue with Hamas and Russia
Time Bombs in Gaza and Beyond
Daniel Warner | As the Israel Defense Forces continue to bomb and invade Gaza, there are several other time bombs ticking away.
Could UNRWA Be the Palestinian People’s Best Long-Term Hope for Justice?
Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: China Attacks Western Norms as a Cold War Debate Re-ignites in Geneva
Beyond geopolitical and material confrontations, an ideological battle dating back to the Cold War is being re-ignited over the universality of human rights and their implementation.
#151 The G|O Briefing, September 22, 2023
Is generative AI coming for our jobs? Yes and No ILO says | The worrisome rise of transnational repression
African states and the Ukraine war at the UN: Nuanced, not neutral
The illusion of lukewarm African support against the war in Ukraine doesn’t stand scrutiny
Statement on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Russian aggression against Ukraine
By the 27 permanent representatives of the European Union member states and the head of the European Union delegation to the UN in Geneva
Putting Putin and Company in the Dock
Gordon Brown | "Putin’s crime of aggression can and must be tried sooner rather than later."
Dunant, Galtung or the Generals: Give Peace a Chance
Daniel Warner | Most people claim they would prefer peace to war. Scenes of death and destruction in Ukraine horrify. So if peace is preferred to war, why aren’t similar resources allocated?
Making the Most of the Summit of the Future
Lolwah Al-Khater and Brian Finlay | To shore up struggling multilateral governance institutions, the UN has planned a “Summit of the Future." For it to succeed, it will need to produce a meaningful Declaration on Future Generations, a comprehensive Global Digital Compact, and a New Agenda for Peace.
THE GENEVA OBSERVER