Politics & Diplomacy

Apr 29, 2019

Somaliland: Possible Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Kenya

Kenya is exploring the possibility of establishing diplomatic relations with Somaliland, as it has sent a representative to set up a diplomatic mission in Somaliland’s capital, Hargeisa. Aiming to boost trade and investment, as well as to improve social relations between the two States, the establishment of such a diplomatic mission also suggests the further recognition of Somaliland as a State...

Apr 29, 2019

Somaliland: Possible Establishment of Diplomatic...

Kenya is exploring the possibility of establishing diplomatic relations with Somaliland, as it has sent a representative to set up a diplomatic mission in Somaliland’s capital, Hargeisa. Aiming to...

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Apr 26, 2019

Former High-Ranking UN Official represented Chinese...

On 25 April 2019, in a televised speech, Wu Hongbo, a former UN Under-Secretary-General, admitted that, in violation of his ethical obligations as a UN official, he represented Chinese state interests...

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Apr 24, 2019

Catalonia: Effigy of Carles Puigdemont Paraded...

In the Spanish town of Coripe, Seville, an effigy of Catalan independence leader Carles Puigdemont has been paraded through the streets before being shot by locals. The violent message of the parade, which...

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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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