Why Reforming The UN Security Council Is Imperative – OpEd

The UN Security Council neither represents the power realities of the contemporary era nor does it factor the security considerations of developing countries into its structure. While Europe is overrepresented by the presence of Britain, France and Russia …

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Call for reform of UN Security council falls short

The five foreign ministers of the BRICS forum have called for the UN Security Council to become more representative. But they have fallen short once again of explicitly backing the demands of South Africa, India and Brazil to be given permanent seats on an …

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Haley to Veto UN Security Council Resolution on Palestine

The United Stated pledged to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution that calls for an international protection force for the Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and east Jerusalem. The Kuwaiti draft which will be debated on Friday afternoon in …

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UN Security Council set to vote on protecting Palestinians

The UN Security Council will vote Thursday on a draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, but the measure is expected to be vetoed by the United States, diplomats said. Kuwait presented the draft two weeks ago …

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Contrasting UN Security Council measures on Gaza both fail

NEW YORK (AP) — Competing U.N. Security Council proposals to respond to the escalation of violence in Gaza both failed Friday, demonstrating the deep divisions that have paralyzed the U.N.’s most powerful body. After months of urgent discussions about …

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The Latest: UN Security Council holds closed-door discussion

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a U.N. Security Council meeting on the escalation of violence in Gaza (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The U.N. Security Council has gone into a closed-door discussion about a proposed resolution on seeking ways to ensure …

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US vetoes UN resolution denouncing violence in Gaza

The United States has vetoed a Kuwaiti-drafted UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israel’s use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington’s differences with friends and foes alike over the Israeli-Palestinian issue. Later, a second, US-drafted resolution that blamed Hamas for the violence and upheld Israel’s right to defend itself failed to attract any other country’s support when it was put to vote at the council.

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UN Security Council rejects US draft resolution on Gaza

The United States has voted against a Kuwait-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution calling for the protection of Palestinian civilians, while being the only country to back its own measure condemning Hamas for the recent violence in the Gaza …

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Proposal on Palestinians heads to UN Security Council

NEW YORK — The U.N. Security Council was headed Friday toward a vote – and a likely U.S. veto – on a resolution that asks the secretary-general to propose ways to ensure “international protection” for Palestinian civilians. The U.S., meanwhile, was …

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