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Low Expectations for new UN Agency, UN Women.

The UN forms new agency to combat gender inequality, UN Women. Will it be able to beat the poor track record of UN bodies dealing with controversial issues?

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Why is the West financing the Human Rights Council?

Western nations are at the moment financing the UN just to be dragged round the arena by dictatorships that could not care less about the purpose of UN. You have to ask yourself why we have to take part in and finance the UN Human Rights’ Council when we are just going to hand it over to some of the worst states on the planet without a word anyway.

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First Annual CEPOS Conference on Human Rights

Fresh back from the first annual CEPOS conference on human rights I just want to upload some pictures from the event where I duly noted that the introductory programme contained quotes from a report I had supplied chief legal officer Jacob Mchangama with a few days ago. The topic: Should the UN continue to be […]

Durban Review Conference still a sham

So Denmark participates in the Durban Review Conference set to last April 20-24th 2009. Yesterday the Foreign Ministry announced that Denmark would go along with the majority of nations in EU and apparently that means we are going. Not a very principled stance if you ask me. Whereas EU unity on any kind of foreign […]

OIC takes fight against freedom of speech to the UN

The Durban Review Conference a.k.a. Durban II may not have created many headlines outside the blogosphere and NGO web-sites yet but represents in fact one of the most important battlegrounds in the ongoing facedown between Western style democracy and freedom on one side and Islam plus various other kinds of fascism on the other. This […]