Agenda Item 7: The UN’s Obsessive Targeting of Israel

Every session of the UN Human Rights Council features a standing agenda item targeting Israel. No other country in the world—not Iran, Russia or North Korea—is singled out in this fashion. Hillel Neuer and Shany Mor discuss the UN’s bias against Israel, and the latest report by Francesca Albanese, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Palestine who supports Hamas.

Human Rights Council Targeting Hillel Neuer & UN Watch

A top UN official is tampering with speakers’ lists to prevent a watchdog group from taking the floor at the Human Rights Council. Listen to the shocking story of Eric Tistounet’s dirty tricks campaign to target, censor and smear UN Watch, as told here for the first time in full by Executive Director Hillel Neuer, interviewed by Director of Research

UN Watch: Standing with Iranian Women

On March 10, 2023, as the UN Commission on the Status of Women convened in New York for the first time since Iran was expelled from that body, UN Watch and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights hosted a side event to pay tribute to those who contributed to this achievement, and to hear from leading voices on how

Exposing Dictatorships: Iran ousted from the UN Women’s Rights Commission

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer discusses the United Nations Economic and Social Council special meeting to expel the Islamic Republic of Iran from the UN Women’s Rights Commission. The remarks on this podcast were originally delivered during a live Q&A session on Instagram ahead of the vote.

Who Guards the Guardians? Reviewing 2022 UN Human Rights Council Candidates

On October 3rd, 2022, UN Watch hosted a media briefing in New York ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s elections. The remarks on this podcast were originally delivered by human rights experts Rodrigo Diamanti, Mutasim Ali, Zineb Riboua, and Dan Hoang. They spoke on the human rights situation in Venezuela, Sudan, Algeria, and Viet Nam respectively.   

Debunking the Pillay Commission Part 3: Olga Meshoe Washington and Yoseph Haddad

On June 13th, 2022, UN Watch hosted a side event as the UN Human Rights Council’s new commission of inquiry targeting Israel, led by known anti-Israel figure Navi Pillay, presented its first report. The remarks on this podcast were originally delivered by Olga Meshoe Washington and Yoseph Haddad at this side event during a panel on the root causes of

Debunking the Pillay Commission Part 2: Anne Herzberg and Einat Wilf

On June 13th, 2022, UN Watch hosted a side event as the UN Human Rights Council’s new commission of inquiry targeting Israel, led by known anti-Israel figure Navi Pillay, presented its first report. The remarks on this podcast were originally delivered by Anne Herzberg and Einat Wilf at this side event during a panel on the root causes of the

Debunking the Pillay Commission Part 1: Col. Richard Kemp and Lt. Col. Geoffrey Corn

On June 13th, 2022, UN Watch hosted a side event as the UN Human Rights Council’s new commission of inquiry targeting Israel, led by known anti-Israel figure Navi Pillay, presented its first report. The remarks on this podcast were originally delivered by Col. Richard Kemp and Lt. Col. Geoffrey Corn at this side event during a panel of international legal

Protecting Human Rights at the United Nations

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer sits down with host and Morris B. Abram Fellow Hannah to discuss UN Watch’s work in protecting human rights and fighting dictatorships at the United Nations. His remarks were originally delivered during an Instagram Live as part of UN Watch’s November 2021 fundraising campaign.  

Keeping Watch: Monitoring the United Nations

UN Watch’s mandate is to “monitor the performance of the United Nations by the yardstick of its own Charter.” On this episode of Uncharted, UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer sits down with host and Morris B. Abram Fellow Hannah to discuss how UN Watch exercises this mandate and why keeping vigilant is important. His remarks were originally delivered as

Anti-Israel Bigotry at the UN Human Rights Council

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer sits down with host and Morris B. Abram Fellow Hannah to discuss UN Watch’s work in combating anti-Israel bigotry at the United Nations. Neuer discusses root causes of this bigotry, how UN Watch fights back, and how others can support the cause. His remarks were originally delivered as part of UN Watch’s November 2021

Beyond the Textbooks: Exposing Hate at UNRWA

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer sits down with host and Morris B. Abram Fellow David Naftulin to discuss UN Watch’s major new report, “Beyond the Textbooks.” The report documents systematic incitement to antisemitism and terrorism by teachers and other employees working at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees.

Anti-Israel Bias in the UN’s Halls of Power

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer speaks about how the UN Human Rights Council is serving to empower dictatorships and perpetuate double standards against Israel. Neuer explains why this matters, and what we can do to fight back. His remarks were originally delivered on a panel co-sponsored with HonestReporting.

On the Road to Durban IV: The UN, Human Rights and Israel

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer provides his thoughts on the UN’s upcoming 20th-anniversary celebration of the 2001 Durban Conference on Racism. Neuer explains why Durban has become a symbol for antisemitism, and why UN Watch is calling on countries not to attend the UN gathering this September. Neuer’s talk was originally delivered before Canada’s Lord Reading Law Society.

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