Politics & Diplomacy

Apr 11, 2019

UNPO Roundtable at the European Parliament Discusses Minorities Protection in Pakistan Through EU Mechanisms

Yesterday, 10 April 2019, UNPO held a roundtable at the European Parliament titled Protecting minorities in Pakistan through EU Mechanism, hosted by MEP Csaba Sógor (EPP) and with the participation of MEP Julie Ward (S&D). Bringing together representatives of human rights NGOs and staff members of the European Parliament and European institutions, participants had a constructive debate on...

Apr 11, 2019

UNPO Roundtable at the European Parliament Discusses...

Yesterday, 10 April 2019, UNPO held a roundtable at the European Parliament titled Protecting minorities in Pakistan through EU Mechanism, hosted by MEP Csaba Sógor (EPP) and with the participation...

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Mar 08, 2019

UNPO Kicks Off Unrepresented Women Campaign with...

On Friday 8 March 2019, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the UNPO and the Coppieters Foundation release a report entitled “Minority women in politics – The political participation...

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Mar 08, 2019

UNPO Kicks Off Unrepresented Women Campaign with...

On Friday 8 March 2019, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the UNPO and the Coppieters Foundation release a report entitled “Minority women in politics – The political participation...

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Mar 06, 2019

District of Columbia: Lawmakers Throw Support...

Last Thursday [28 March 2019], 29 senators introduced the Washington, D.C. Admission act, a bill that would finally give Washington residents full representation in Congress. In 1993, the previous vote...

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Feb 25, 2019

Taiwan: 2020 Presidential Campaign to Focus on...

On 19 February, the Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen announced her plans to seek re-election in 2020. In an unexpected move, she made her plans public on CNN, rather than in her native Taipei. Whilst the...

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Feb 20, 2019

Taiwan: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Urges WHO...

The Taiwanese government has been pushing for an invitation this year to the World Health Assembly, after two years of exclusion. In 2017, after seven years of participation as an observer under the name...

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Feb 15, 2019

Ogaden: ONLF Signs Agreement for Mutual Cooperation...

On Friday, 8 February, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) signed an agreement with Somali authorities to affirm commitment in face of the fact that extreme poverty and human rights abuses remain...

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Feb 12, 2019

Catalonia: Spain Insists Trial is “Not Political”...

The Spanish ambassador to the UK accused the Catalan regional government of “a massive campaign of disinformation.” The statement falls in line with the general Spanish government’s effort...

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