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Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo

In his State of the Union speech on January 30, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his signing of a new executive order aimed at keeping open the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as approving its repopulatio...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL DECIDES TO HOLD URGENT DEBATE ON SYRIA’S EASTERN GHOUTA

2 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning decided to hold an urgent debate on the situation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta at 3 p.m. today by a vote of 25 in favour, 4 against, with 8 abstentions. Opening the meeting, Vojislav Šuc, Pres...Read More

As General Assembly Adopts Annual Resolution Urging End To United States Embargo On Cuba, Delegates Voice Concern About Possible Reversal Of Previous Policy

The General Assembly today adopted its annual resolution calling for an end to the United States-led economic, commercial and financial embargo on Cuba, expressing near universal concern over President Donald Trump’s announced intention to ...Read More

First UNESCO Space Science Medals Awarded To Four Prominent Scientists And Space Practitioners

27 October 2017 The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova, presented the UNESCO Medal on Space Science to four laureates during the 1st edition of the award ceremony organized at the UNESCO Headquarters, on 27 October 2017. The scient...Read More

Casa De Las Américas, Winner Of The 2017 UNESCO-UNAM/Jaime Torres Bodet Prize In Social Sciences, Humanities And Arts

infocus_winner2017_casa2.jpg © Casa de las Américas Casa de las Américas (Cuba) was designated as winner of the 2017 Edition of the Prize by UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova, on the recommendation of an international jury. The Award ...Read More

Casa De Las Américas, Winner Of The 2017 UNESCO-UNAM/Jaime Torres Bodet Prize In Social Sciences, Humanities And Arts

winner2017_casa2.jpg © UNESCO Casa de las Américas (Cuba) was designated as winner of the 2017 Edition of the Prize by UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova, on the recommendation of an international jury. The Award Ceremony will be organ...Read More

Cuba Issues Postage Stamps Commemorating The 70th Anniversary Of Relations Between Cuba And UNESCO

04 September 2017 Two commemorative postage stamps were presented on 29 August at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Havana as part of the celebrations honouring the 70th Anniversary of the Caribbean nation’s entry to the Organization and t...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS STATES STRONGLY CONDEMN LATEST BALLISTIC MISSILE LAUNCHES BY DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Conference Adopts Report of the Working Group on the Way Ahead 29 August 2017 A public plenary of the Conference on Disarmament this morning heard many States strongly condemn the latest ballistic missile launches conducted by the Democrati...Read More