UNSC’s pending resolutions on Kashmir question mark for its credibility: Maleeha

UNSC’s pending resolutions on Kashmir question mark for its credibility: Maleeha

United Nations: At the United Nations, Pakistan has called for implementation of the Security Council resolutions that provide for right of self-determination to Kashmiri people, to usher in peace in South Asia. Speaking in a debate on “Mediation and Settlement of Disputes”, in the UN Security Council, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the world body, Maleeha […]

Disappointed at UN chief’s report on children and armed conflict: India

Disappointed at UN chief’s report on children and armed conflict: India

UNITED NATIONS: India has voiced disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres’ report on children and armed conflict, saying it includes situations that do not meet the definition of armed conflict or of threat to international peace and security. The Secretary General’s report on Children and Armed Conflict said children continued to be affected by incidents […]

UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes: Pak

UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes: Pak

United Nations: Pakistan has said that the UN Security Council must end “selectivity” in implementing its resolutions, especially long-standing “disputes” such as Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi made the remarks during a Security Council debate here last week on ‘upholding international law within the context of the maintenance […]

Pak again raises Kashmir issue in UNSC, asks for review of 1948 resolution

Pak again raises Kashmir issue in UNSC, asks for review of 1948 resolution

United Nations: Pakistan has again raked up the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council and accused it of “selectively” implementing its resolution on the matter. Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN, sought periodic review of the implementation of the UN Security Council’s decades-old resolution on the issue. “Nothing undermines the credibility of […]

Pakistan says UNSC reform must reflect democratic principles

Pakistan says UNSC reform must reflect democratic principles

New York: Pakistan has criticized the aspirants for permanent seats in an expanded U.N. Security Council including India, Brazil, Germany and Japan for opposing reform of the 15-member body based on the principles of democracy, and vowed to resist any move that serves the interests of a “few” countries. Pakistan Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi […]

UNSC sanctions monitoring team to visit Pak this week

UNSC sanctions monitoring team to visit Pak this week

ISLAMABAD: Amid mounting global pressure on Pakistan to act against Mumbai attack alleged mastermind Hafiz Saeed and entities linked to him, a UN Security Council team will visit the country this week for an assessment of Islamabad’s compliance with the world body’s sanctions regime. The two-day visit of the UN Security Council’s sanctions monitoring team […]

UNSC to meet today

UNSC to meet today

United Nations: The United Nations Security Council has convened an emergency meeting on Friday after US President Donald Trump in a controversial move recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of US and international policy on the holy city. He also directed the State Department to immediately begin the […]

UN resolutions on Kashmir need implementation, says Shaheen

UN resolutions on Kashmir need implementation, says Shaheen

Srinagar:  The J&K Peace and Justice Forum and Kashmir Council for Freedom Peace and Justice on Thursday urged upon Secretary General United Nations to implement resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on this day in 1949 calling for referendum in Jammu and Kashmir. Terming the lingering Kashmir issue as threat to peace […]

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe

There is no doubt that the UN Security Council condemnation of Israel on Friday, December 23, was an important and noteworthy event.   True, the United Nations’ main chambers (the Security Council and the General Assembly) and its various institutions, ranging from the International Court of Justice to the UN cultural agency, UNESCO, have repeatedly […]

What Delhi Agreement of 1952 is all about 

What Delhi Agreement of 1952 is all about 

By Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom When Security Council received the report of the United Nation’s Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) along with one by General A.G.L. McNaughton, on the outcome of his discussion with the representatives of India and Pakistan it passed a resolution (No. 80 of 1950) terminating the UNICP. The reports were […]