Category Archives: LEGAL

Delegates Call for Multilateralism, Closing Digital Divide to Spur Economic Growth, as Second Committee Debates Globalization, Interdependence

With unilateralism, protectionism and inequalities casting a shadow on globalization, delegates underscored the importance of opening up trade and closing the digital divide in boosting economic growth, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) ...

Macron And Merkel Try To Showcase Unity as Brexit Looms

TOULOUSE, FRANCE, President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with...

Saudi Human Rights Commission President Leads KSA’s Delegation to the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East

Manama, The President of Saudi Human Rights Commission and Chairman of the Standing Committee of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad headed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's delegation to the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in P...

Rule of Law Crucial to Sealing ‘Justice Gap’ for Billions of People, Ensuring Trust between Governments, Citizens, Senior Official Tells Sixth Committee

Delegates Argue Principle's Validity in National Penal Codes, Cases of Capital Punishment, International CourtsWith as many as 5 billion people around the world falling into a justice gap, the rule of law is crucial in the compacts between people and

KSA Confirms Support for Rule of Law to Promote International Humanitarian Law

New York, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has affirmed its support for the rule of law, which promotes respect for international humanitarian law for the betterment of humanity.It said that achieving the rule of law comes through effective multilateral par...

Stronger Multilateralism Key to Tackling Tough Global Challenges but Not at Expense of State Sovereignty, Several Speakers Warn as General Assembly Debate Continues

Plight of Small Island Countries, Iran's Behaviour in Middle East Also SpotlightedThe world needs stronger multilateralism to tackle its toughest challenges, from climate change and poverty eradication to abuses of human rights and arms proliferation, ...

At UN, Yemen Foreign Minister demands end to ‘Iranian-Houthi coup d’etat’

The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Yemen on Saturday called on the United Nations and the wider international community to stand by his crisis-torn country as it struggled to cope with daily assaults and terrorist aggression at the hands of

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia

Here's a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN's Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for 'democratic shift' in Zimbabwe; Human Rights Council agrees fact-finding mission to Venezuela; independent experts urge ...