Month: January 2024

What is the International Court of Justice and why does it matter?

UN Photo | The United Nations flag flies in front of the Peace Palace, home of the International Court of Justice at The Hague. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has been placed firmly in the global spotlight this month following South Africa’s decision to turn to the world tribunal after accusing Israel of violating […]

Gaza crisis: Back two-State solution urges UN chief, ‘once and for all’

Play video © UNRWA/Ashraf Amra | Palestinians flee northern Gaza. 17 January 2024 Unremitting conflict in Gaza has already sparked regional insecurity and is clear evidence that the international community needs to throw its weight behind a two-State solution in the Occupied Palestinian Territory to resolve the enduring crisis “once and for all”, UN Secretary-General António […]

Rebuild trust and restore hope in 2024: UN chief’s call

UN Photo/Mark Garten | UN Secretary-General António Guterres. 28 December 2023 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for global unity to make 2024 a year for “building trust and hope” following the immense suffering, violence, and climate chaos that characterized 2023. “Humanity is strongest when we stand together. 2024 must be a year for […]