U.S. Vetoes Cease-Fire Resolution at UN Security Council Meeting

U.S. ambassador to the UN says an unconditional cease-fire “will not bring about a durable peace.” The United Nations Security Council proposed a resolution that called for an…

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House Investigating UN Involvement with Hamas Attack 

Several nations have halted funding to UNRWA. The House Foreign Affairs Committee held the first of hearings this week to investigate the work of UNRWA and the participation…

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UN Urges Alabama to Halt Untested Nitrogen Execution

Concerns surround the possibility that this form of execution could be cruel and painful. The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Office expressed concern over the state of Alabama’s…

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Treasury Announces $162 Million for International Agricultural Fund

The fund supports farmers and aids rural women and youth. The Department of the Treasury pledged $162 million to support the U.N.’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).…

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U.S. Signs Deal to Transition Away from Fossil Fuels 

The agreement was negotiated in the extended COP28 UN climate summit.  The Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry credited the “spirit of cooperation” that brought people together…

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UN Passes Gaza Ceasefire Resolution, U.S. Votes Against

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield tried to get GA to include a denunciation of Hamas. The United Nations General Assembly voted to call for a ceasefire in Gaza on Tuesday, with…

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$4.2 Billion for Global Nuclear Energy Announced at COP28

Sapporo 5 nations vow to develop an international supply chain. The United States, Canada, France, Japan, and the United Kingdom dedicated $4.2 billion to develop the global nuclear…

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U.S. and North Korean Ambassadors Disagree on Nuclear Weapons

The exchange occurred at a UN Security Council meeting ahead of COP28. For the first time in several years, North Korea sent an ambassador to participate in discussions…

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President Biden to Skip UN Climate Summit

Other administration officials will attend COP28 in Dubai. The White House’s official schedule indicates that President Joe Biden will not be attending the United Nations climate summit in…

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Senator Tuberville Calls for Funding to be Pulled from UN 

UN did not pass a resolution condemning Hamas for its attacks on Israel.  Senator Tommy Tuberville of Alabama called for the United States to withdraw all funding from…

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