UN Intellectual Property Agency WIPO Fires Staff Union Head Following Exposure of Dubious Management Practices

Press Release from Flaherty Law Group in Geneva: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 21 SEPTEMBER 2014 UN Intellectual Property Agency WIPO Fires Staff Union Head Following Exposure of Dubious Management Practices On 19 September 2014, the World Intellectual Property Agency (WIPO) fired Mr Moncef Kateb, …

UN refuses to apologize for advocating cement used for terror tunnels

Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Secretary-General’s remarks to International Conference on the Palestinian Economy and Gaza Reconstruction, 02.03.2009 “Construction materials and spare parts are needed to repair damaged water and sanitation systems. There is no concrete or steel to build homes or …

UN Watch testimony at UNHRC urgent session on Gaza

  Emergency U.N. Session on Gaza: Iran, Syria, PLO try to shut d… On this day 3 years ago, in middle of the Hamas-Israel war of 2014, Iran, Syria and the Palestinian ambassador tried to silence UN Watch's Hillel Neuer at a U.N. Emergency Session, as he defended Israel's right to resist Hamas …

Today: 7th UNHRC special session against Israel (N. Korea only had 1…)

GENEVA, July 23, 2014 – From its inception in 2006 until and including today’s urgent meeting to condemn Israel, the UN Human Rights Council has held 21 special sessions. Of the 17 sessions that criticize countries, more than 30 percent have been on Israel. They are examined below. In addition, in …

Canadian FM "appalled" by UNRWA schools’ rocket stockpile

 Photo: Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird receiving UN Watch human rights award, September 2013 BAIRD APPALLED BY REPORTS OF UN AGENCY HANDING OVER WEAPONS TO HAMAS July 22, 2014 Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement; “I was appalled to hear reports, one as recent …

U.S. urged to oppose Bokova’s bid to head UN post over pro-Hamas bias

GENEVA, July 18 – The independent Geneva-based monitoring group UN Watch today called on U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power to oppose the candidacy of UNESCO chief Irina Bokova to replace Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-General so long as she continues her “selective outrage in support of the Hamas …

Canada Rejects UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Criticism of Israel’s Response to Rocket Attacks from Gaza

  Photo: Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird receiving UN Watch award in September 2013   Canada Rejects UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Criticism of Israel’s Response to Rocket Attacks from Gaza  July 12, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following …

Sudan defends its abhorent human rights record

Before a UN committee, Sudan tried to whitewash its human rights record and deny well-documented abuses in the country. On Wednesday, July 9th, the Human Rights Committee reviewed the human rights situation in Sudan. Sudan, among the 168 States party to the ICCPR, is required to submit regular reports to the …