Colorlines

Results related to “United Nations”

What The World Sees In Ferguson; U.N. Secretary General Urges Restraint

What The World Sees In Ferguson; U.N. Secretary General Urges Restraint

by Carla Murphy on August 19 2014, 11:26AM

Timing of Ferguson protests coincides with international review in Geneva of U.S. progress on eliminating racism

Topics: Global Affairs, Michael Brown, /NOW

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 5:31PM

President Obama intends to deport most who’ve made it to the U.S.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Reports to U.N. on Ending Racial Bias, With No Plan of Its Own

U.S. Reports to U.N. on Ending Racial Bias, With No Plan of Its Own

by Brentin Mock on June 14 2013, 3:02PM

U.S. says it can do more to address racial injustice. Civil rights group agree.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.N. Official Recommends U.S. Return Mt. Rushmore to Sioux

U.N. Official Recommends U.S. Return Mt. Rushmore to Sioux

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2012, 5:03PM

A United Nations human rights official has recommended the U.S. turn over control of lands considered to be sacred to Native Americans, including the site of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

As U.N. Debates Palestinian Statehood, Palestinian People Still Ignored

As U.N. Debates Palestinian Statehood, Palestinian People Still Ignored

by Michelle Chen on September 23 2011, 9:02AM

The Palestinian Authority has set in motion a diplomatic frenzy over its citizens’ right to self-determination. But something obvious remains lost in the maneuvering between the White House, Abbas and Israel: The Palestinian people.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice

A Snapshot of Global LGBT Rights, From New York to the United Nations Infographic

A Snapshot of Global LGBT Rights, From New York to the United Nations

by Michelle Chen, Stokely Baksh on June 27 2011, 10:34AM

New York’s not the only place where equality is spreading—but being gay is punishable by imprisonment in dozens of nations.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Global Justice, LGBT Pride 2011

U.S. May Back Indigenous Rights, But Not Accountability for Them

U.S. May Back Indigenous Rights, But Not Accountability for Them

by Michelle Chen on October 27 2010, 12:20PM

The administration has given itself plenty of wiggle room on the global stage.

Topics: Global Justice

Climate Talks Tank, Global South Sinks Further

Climate Talks Tank, Global South Sinks Further

by Michelle Chen on October 15 2010, 10:25AM

Poor countries are stuck between the bickering of China and the West.

Topics: Global Justice

One Step Forward, Two Steps Apart on UN's Development Goals

One Step Forward, Two Steps Apart on UN’s Development Goals

by Michelle Chen on September 22 2010, 9:27AM

World leaders gather this week to face global poverty. They can start by facing global inequity.

Topics: Global Justice

Haiti Gets Shortchanged on Aid

Haiti Gets Shortchanged on Aid

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2010, 2:52PM

Since a U.N. donors conference in March, when countries pledged over $5.3 billion to help Haiti, only $534 million has been delivered.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Pages: 1