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Can the UN Security Council be Reformed?

As Putin’s rhetoric and violence continues to increase, and accusations of war crimes mount against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, many around the world are wondering why Russia can’t simply be dismissed from the UN Security Council or at least blocked from voting. In February 2022 Russia Vetoed several Security Council decisions regarding the invasion. Since then,there has been discussion of UN Security Council reform as it has been well established that Putin’s military operation violates the UN Charter on many levels.

Monday Briefing | March 22

Photo: Illustration of Chinese and Russian vaccine diplomacy. (Photo courtesy of SkyNews) Stories to follow: Vaccine diplomacy is here. As more and more Covid-19 vaccinations…

Monday Briefing | October 26

  Photo: Some people lined up for hours to vote early over the weekend. Photo from The New York Times, https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/24/nyregion/new-york-early-voting.html.   Stories to follow:…

UN Peacekeeping Operations Ministerial Conference is Taking Place This Month – The International Community Should Reflect on Practicality

The United Nations peacekeeping operations (PKO) have long been the organizations backbone, with its relevance and effectiveness in maintaining international peace and security. With 14…