“However worrying the events of the last few days in Iran may be, they do not constitute per se a threat to international peace and security,” France’s ambassador to the UN Francois Delattre remarked.
According to the UN rules, support of two-third member countries (129 nations) is required out of the total 193 member nations, Swaraj said in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour.
The framework has adapted gender equality and women’s empowerment, human rights, and youth engagement and empowerment as cross-cutting issues, and is structured along five strategic priorities.
Praljak drank a liquid in court and quickly fell ill. He was treated by tribunal medical staff, but passed away at the HMC hospital in The Hague.
US taxpayers should “no longer be on the hook to pay for policies that are hostile to our values and make a mockery of justice and common sense,” US Ambassador Nikki Haley said in a statement.
The attack was a rare frontal assault on UN peacekeeping forces deployed to protect civilians in Congo.
It underlined that the US government funded the 2017 report which estimated 40 million slaves in the world, including 25 million in the Asia-Pacific.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a warning in his address to the United Nations last week, saying that with hopes running out for an independent Palestinian state, he might have no choice but to seek a single, binational state with Israel.
The United Nations has described the military operation as “ethnic cleansing” and French President Emmanuel Macron last week went further, calling it “genocide.”
The report said that some 152 million children, including 64 million girls and 88 million boys, are subject to child labour, accounting for almost one in ten children around the world.
Many of President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans have been calling for tougher action, imposed more quickly, including calling for stiff “secondary” sanctions and other punishments for companies, banks and countries that do business with North Korea.
Observers warn that the country approaches the levels of violence seen at the height of the conflict in 2014. A request for more peacekeepers could face pressure from the US to cut costs.
“Like many other nations, India is concerned about illegal migrants, in particular, with the possibility that they could pose security challenges. Enforcing the laws should not be mistaken for lack of compassion,” Permanent Representative of India to UN in Geneva Rajiv K Chander said.
UN official Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said India “cannot carry out collective expulsions” and return people to a place where they face persecution.
The war between the two sides has killed more than 10,000 people in three years. “The president’s suggestion is a step,” said German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer, adding many further steps were needed before sanctions could be lifted.