Ten Questions That Shook the Class
- Background Note: Jamaica. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Jamaica;Mar2006, p1
The article offers information about Jamaica. The country adopts Constitutional Parliamentary form of government with a population of 2.65 million. Jamaica has natural resources, primarily bauxite, with a climate conducive to agriculture and tourism. It has a total geographical area of 10,991...
- Three-quarters of World Recognizes Palestine. // Journal of Turkish Weekly;8/29/2011, p18
The article notes a majority of United Nations (U.N.) member countries recognize Palestine as an independent state and gives information about the Palestinian Authority's plan to gain U.N. membership when the 66th session of the General Assembly meets on September 20, 2011.
- Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands (CSI). // Connect: UNESCO International Science, Technology & Environmenta;1999, Vol. 24 Issue 1/2, p7
Reports on the global network of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization developed by Coastal Regions and Small Islands (CSI) in its attempt to strengthen capacities of coastal Member States. Post graduate diploma obtained by a first group of 12 students in November...
- No good arguments against U.N. membership for Taiwan. Bolton, John R. // Human Events;12/25/93, Vol. 53 Issue 52, p16
Supports Taiwan's membership bid to the United Nations. Criticism against the arguments raised by the United States government on the membership bid; Reasons for supporting Taiwan's bid; Effect on the `One-China policy' stand of the United States; Taiwan's possible acceptance to the General...
- Erasing our history in the name of 'heritage'. Kleinman, Max L. // New Jersey Jewish News;11/3/2011, Vol. 65 Issue 44, p18
The author presents his views on the strained relationship between Israel and Palestine and also discusses the reaction of Israeli diplomats over the Palestine's membership of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
- THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN IS THE NEWEST DXCC ENTITY. // QST;Sep2011, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p76
The article reports that the Republic of South Sudan has become a DX Century Club (DXCC) entity after it was accepted as a member of the United Nations (UN).
- Taiwan knocking on the UN's door again. // Asian Pacific Post;9/18/2008, p30
This article reports on the move of the Taiwanese government to resume its bid to participate in the United Nations in 2008.
- A Fight the U.S. Wants to Avoid. Zalan, Kira // U.S. News Digital Weekly;9/16/2011, Vol. 3 Issue 37, p10
The article examines the implications of the Palestinian bid for membership status in the United Nations (U.N.) against Washington's plan to block it. The thrust of the Palestinian Authority to upgrade its status from nonvoting observer entity is presented along with the Israel's position on a...
- Two United Nations Scenarios. // Time;8/16/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 7, p29
The article discusses the representation of China in the United Nations (UN). The issue in discussion was who will represent China either Taipei, Taiwan or Peking, China. The issue opened with the Albanian resolution, which offers the U.N.'s 127 members a simple choice of choosing either of two....