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About unagbtufts

Quinn Connors is a senior at Tufts University majoring in International Relations and concentrating on the Middle East. Seoho Lee is a senior majoring in Political Science and International Relations concentrating on East and Southeast Asia. They are currently serving as Student Ambassadors for the United Nations Association of Greater Boston.

United Nations Clean Development Mechanism

United Nations projects to reduce climate-warning emissions increase steadly. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/05/us-carbon-cdm-idUSTRE7442J020110505

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Blurring Aid and Military Operations

A recent article on BBC discusses the UN’s concerns for links between humanitarian aid provision and military operations in Libya. UN Warns of blurring aid and military operations This post was written by Quinn Connors, a senior at Tufts University … Continue reading

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UN forces begin military operation in Cote d’Ivoire against Pro-Gbagbo forces.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=38068&Cr=Ivoire&Cr1=

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No April Fools: UN workers killed in Afghanistan

For many, yesterday was a day to play practical jokes on friends and see how gullible they could be.  One friend of mine believed for part of his morning that a friend of his stationed in Japan was newly engaged. … Continue reading

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Syria: UN human rights office voices concerns about situation

Violent oppression of protesters in Syria, Bahrain and Yemen comes as concern for the United Nations. http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=37898&Cr=Syria&Cr1=

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UN Approves Airstrikes in Libya

After long debates by many international organizations the UN approves military action in Libya.  Click on the link below to read the New York Times article: U.N. approves airstrikes against Libya NY Times

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UN No-fly zone in Libya

As many international organizations, including the UN, debate the various international issues surrounding the idea of a no-fly zone over Libya here is an article from Al Jazeera summarizing recent developments: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/03/201131418266582156.html

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