Politics & Diplomacy

Apr 22, 2020

Coronavirus: Possible Ethiopia Interim Government

In Ethiopia, elections were to take place in August, but have been postponed due to the coronavirus breakout. As the current parliament ends in early October, Ethiopia might have to form an interim government, which would mean incorporating opposition parties, such as the Oromo Liberation Front and the Oromo Federalist Congress. In fighting the pandemic, both sides need to put politics aside and foster...

Apr 22, 2020

Coronavirus: Possible Ethiopia Interim Govern...

In Ethiopia, elections were to take place in August, but have been postponed due to the coronavirus breakout. As the current parliament ends in early October, Ethiopia might have to form an interim government,...

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Apr 13, 2020

Pakistan: EU Trade & Media Freedom

A recent report by the European Commission has found that media freedom in Pakistan has been deteriorating since 2018. Several organisations, including the UNPO, have called for the European Union not...

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus: Ethiopia Cancels Elections

Representatives of the Oromo people criticize the unilateral decision to postpone elections in Ethiopia because of coronavirus.  

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Apr 06, 2020

China extends its UN Human Rights role

Mr. Jiang Duan, who holds the rank of Minister at China’s mission to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, will play a key role in selecting the worlds body’s monitors on health, freedom of...

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Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus: Somaliland strives alone

The lack of international recognition is forcing Somaliland to tackle coronavirus on its own. Yet despite that it has been successful in taking a proactive approach to the crisis. After the World Health...

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Mar 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Treatment as US Territory could deny...

The US Senate approved a COVID-19 relief bill that would shortchange Washington, D.C. by approximately $750 million, despite the District having more confirmed cases than many other states. Essentially,...

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Mar 23, 2020

Taiwan: Allies International Protection and Enhancement...

Both the US Senate and the US Congress have passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act, by which the US will pressure China by supporting Taiwan’s diplomatic...

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