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Pass Blue - 2020-03-04 - Original post - cached version

UN Secretary-General António Guterres received an honorary degree from the New School university in New York City on Feb. 17. He spoke at length on “women and power,” blaming patriarchy for the injustices inflicted on women and girls. MARK GARTEN/UN PHOTO

With International Women’s Day,...

Pass Blue - 2020-01-30 - Original post - cached version

The Democratic presidential debate in Iowa, Jan. 14, 2020, Drake University. Few of the candidates have uttered the words “United Nations,” but a close reading of their speeches and other sources reveals a range of positions on “how they would operate in the international system,” the author...

Pass Blue - 2020-01-17 - Original post - cached version

In 2017, a contingent of UN peacekeepers in Haiti holding a closing ceremony to their operations and the start of peacekeepers’ overall withdrawal from the country that year. New research focusing on how sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers in Haiti has affected women and girls there...

Pass Blue - 2019-12-03 - Original post - cached version

The chorus of New York City’s Public School 22 performing at the General Assembly celebration marking the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Nov. 29, 2019. The US and five other countries that make up the bulk of dues to the UN general budget are...

Pass Blue - 2019-11-05 - Original post - cached version

Refugees, above, from the territory of Western Sahara have been living in Tindouf, Algeria, for decades. Western Sahara is the last colonial outpost in Africa, now occupied by Morocco. Former US National Security Adviser John Bolton tried to resolve the situation, but his departure from the...

Pass Blue - 2019-10-24 - Original post - cached version

The flag of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, embedded in the mountains, can be seen from everywhere in Nicosia, the capital of the Republic of Cyprus. It is a stark reminder of the Mediterranean island’s division for the last 55 years. CREATIVE COMMONS

Anywhere from...

Pass Blue - 2019-10-10 - Original post - cached version

Ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjila of South Africa speaking to reporters outside the UN Security Council, Oct. 9, 2019. As president of the Council for the month, he is taking its members on a trip to Ethiopia and South Sudan. STEPHANIE FILLION

Jerry Matthews Matjila, South Africa’s point...

Pass Blue - 2019-08-10 - Original post - cached version

Police in Kashmir confronting protesters in December 2018. The new plan by India to take full control of Jammu and Kashmir will remake the map of the Himalayan border areas. Pakistan is working on bringing the highly disputed action by India into the UN Security Council. CREATIVE COMMONS

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Pass Blue - 2019-07-31 - Original post - cached version

Members of the child-protection team from the UN peacekeeping mission in the Congo, participating in a soccer match. The player’s shirt, translated from French, says “child recruitment is a crime.”

Every time the budget committee of the United Nations meets, as it did in June, child-...

Pass Blue - 2019-06-24 - Original post - cached version

The aftermath of a terrorist attack in northern Mali. A new survey of Malians finds that they back their own armed forces more than they do the UN peacekeepers in their nation, revealing frustrations about their role. 

Since 2012, a German political think tank has surveyed Malians...

Pass Blue - 2019-05-30 - Original post - cached version

Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalán in a UN conference room in New York, date unknown. The two UN experts were murdered in 2017 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and their deaths have never been fully solved. Zobel Behalal, nameplate above, was also a member of the UN experts group working in...

Pass Blue - 2019-05-22 - Original post - cached version

Simon Handy, who specializes in African politics and conflict, worked for the UN in the Central African Republic, during its most violent upheaval. The experience still haunts him. SOUTHERN AFRICAN LIAISON OFFICE

Simon Handy, a specialist in African politics and conflict, is a veteran of...

Pass Blue - 2019-04-30 - Original post - cached version

A possible peace deal in the pipeline as the Dinkas and Murles in Jonglei, South Sudan, agree to end age-old hostilities, March 28, 2019. The US is withholding its agreed-on share of UN peacekeeping dues that go to such missions as the one in South Sudan. UNMISS/UN PHOTO

The Trump...

Pass Blue - 2019-04-25 - Original post - cached version

A wave of new or persistent accusations of harassment and corruption in some UN system agencies and programs reflects poor management and more politicization of high-level appointments demanded by UN member nations. Here, the UN headquarters. 

A sea of new or lingering allegations of...

Pass Blue - 2019-04-10 - Original post - cached version

Christoph Heusgen, Germany’s ambassador to the UN and rotating president of the Security Council for April, introduced a German-made hourglass in Council meetings to keep speeches to five minutes each. The Russian ambassador asked in one instance that the timer be laid flat when he spoke. ...

Pass Blue - 2019-02-13 - Original post - cached version

A United Nations police officer from Benin working for the mission in Mali, one of the most dangerous operations in the UN portfolio, Nov. 7, 2018. The officers conduct daily joint patrols in Gao, a hotbed of jihadist activity, to ensure general security in the city. MARCO DORMINO/...

Pass Blue - 2019-01-23 - Original post - cached version

Secretary-General António Guterres holding a global town hall meeting with United Nations staff members, Jan. 17, 2019. The authors cite instances of tough resistance to Guterres’s systemwide gender parity strategy, including from certain staff unions. MARK GARTEN/UN PHOTO

One year into...

Pass Blue - 2018-12-05 - Original post - cached version

Ambassador Kacou Houadja Léon Adom of the Ivory Coast, Dec. 3, 2018. He said that his country, recovering from a civil war, had lessons to offer the UN Security Council on how to maintain peace. 

The Ivory Coast holds the rotating presidency in December in the United Nations Security...

Pass Blue - 2018-11-30 - Original post - cached version

A trip by the members of the UN Security Council, above background, to the Congo in October 2018 included meeting with female political candidates (front rows) who are competing in the country’s Dec. 23 elections. Recent murders of UN peacekeepers in the Congo raise the question as to whether...

Pass Blue - 2018-11-30 - Original post - cached version

A memorial service was held for the six peacekeepers from Malawi and one from Tanzania who died during clashes with the ADF militia in the Congo on Nov. 15, 2018. Seventeen members of the same UN force intervention brigade were killed nearly a year ago battling the ADF. MIRIAM ASMANI/MONUSCO ...

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