Go home, United Nations. You are drunk. At least now you know why nothing gets agreed upon there At the General Assembly budget committee meeting on Monday, United States Ambassador for Management and Reform at the United Nations, Joseph Torsella gave his colleagues a slap on the wrist for always showing up to negotiations drunk. Joseph “The [...]
Yesterday the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to recognise a Palestinian state, despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinians by withholding funds for the West Bank government. The 193-nation approved the de facto recognition after the vote passed 138-9, with 41 abstentions.
Poor Gordon Brown. He was due to hold a press conference on Wednesday to discuss his role as the UN special envoy for global education, but only one journalist decided to go.
Well this is awfully troubling. Robert Mugabe, and his buddy, and political ally, Zambian president Michael Sata, have been honoured as “leaders for tourism” by the UN’s World Tourism Organisation. They join the likes of Drew Barrymore, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, and Ricky Martin.