Think tank appears at UN Security Council to appeal for Korvig’s release
Canada pushes for release of Kovrig and Spavor who have limited access to Canadian consular officials.
Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will
Coronavirus has diverted resources and attention from what could have been the marquee issue.
Trump to use UN address to send strong message to China
US has slammed the Chinese Communist Party over COVID-19, election meddling, espionage.
UN cautions virus plasma treatment still experimental
WHO considers plasma therapy to be experimental and that it should continue to be evaluated.
Pandemic threatens peace and risks new conflicts: UN chief
Crisis has not moved warring parties to suspend hostilities or agree to a permanent ceasefire
Bob Rae named new Canadian ambassador to the UN
Succeeds Marc-Andre Blanchard following Canada’s unsuccessful effort to win a seat at the UN Security Council.
UN evaluates reports of record Arctic heat in Siberia
The area has been hit by wildfires that have driven up temperatures.
The UN Security Council isn’t working. Will it ever be completely reformed?
Seventy-five years later, is the Security Council still relevant in its current form?
Canada loses bid for seat on the UN Security Council on first vote
Second consecutive defeat in a bid for a seat on the world’s most powerful body.
Canada to stay engaged regardless of UN Security Council outcome: PM
It’s competing against Norway and Ireland for two seats, and the competition is expected to be heated.
Canada’s efforts to get on the UN Security Council will likely end in failure
A petition was signed by close to 150 individuals and organizations, all calling on the UN to deny Canada the coveted seat
Canada, allies condemn China on Hong Kong security law
Statement said the law is “in direct conflict” with China’s “international obligations under the principles of the legally binding” agreement.
Trudeau co-hosts major UN COVID-19 conference
Canada is competing for a seat on the UN Security Council next month against Norway and Ireland
UN Security Council needs Canada post pandemic, akin to WW2: PM
Canada is competing against Norway and Ireland for two available seats on the council.
Pandemic could shrink global economy almost 1% in 2020: UN
Decline could be even deeper if restrictions on economic activities extend into the third quarter.