Is the UN upholding its founding mission?

Click here for YouTube Oral Statement by United Nations Watch Agenda Item 2 General Debate UN Human Rights Council, 38th Session Delivered by Mr. Hillel Neuer, 19 June 2018  Mr. Chair, we thank the High Commissioner for his update, and we fully support what he…

BBC Radio Scotland: Hillel Neuer on pathologies of the UN Human Rights Council

Hillel Neuer on BBC Radio Scotland discussing the U.S. withdrawal from the UNHRC: Reform failed. That’s a fact. The Council has been around for 12 years. The members today include China, Cuba, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and so forth. So the key part of the…

John Bolton: Why the U.S. left the UN Human Rights Council

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton Transcript Radio Interview with Mark Levin, June 19, 2018 John Bolton: Glad to be with you thanks for having me. Mark Levin: So we did something at the UN today, the President did; tell us about that. JB: Well,…

In His Own Words: Syrian Chair of UN Disarmament Conference

  No one pursues the protection of Syrian citizens more than the Syria government. That is a constitutional right. Our government and the Syrian military forces tackle terrorist groups supported by states, some of which are represented here in this room. — Syrian Ambassador Hussam…

Saudis Win Seat on Third UN Women’s Rights Body

GENEVA, June 18, 2018 – UN Watch today expressed grave concern that Saudi Arabia, considered by many to be the most misogynistic regime in the world, has now secured key positions on the UN’s three principal women’s rights bodies: April 2017: Saudi Arabia elected to…

UN Resolution on Gaza Emboldens Hamas

June 13, 2018 –  The UN General Assembly adopted yet another one-sided resolution condemning Israel’s “excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force” in responding to violent attacks on the Gaza border. The text, sponsored by Algeria, Turkey and the Palestinians, made no mention of Hamas, which took credit…

Hillel Neuer addresses McGill 2018 Convocation after award of honorary doctorate

McGill University Convocation Montreal, Quebec, June 5, 2018 McGill University convocation ceremony honoring Hillel Neuer McGill University Convocation, June 5, 2018, Montreal, Quebec.Chancellor of McGill University, The Honourable Michael A. Meighen, QC: “McGill is very honored today to celebrate the achievement of one of its own, Mr….

McGill University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch

MONTREAL, June 5, 2018 – McGill University today awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, to Hillel Neuer, the executive director of UN Watch, citing his work for justice and human rights. See full citation at bottom. Human rights activists, dissidents, and former…

WHO Singles Out Israel at Annual Meeting

GENEVA, May 31, 2018 – Belgium, France, Spain and other EU States voted for a UN resolution, co-sponsored by the Arab group of States and the Palestinian delegation at the annual Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) that targeted Israel over “Health conditions in…

Nikki Haley: ‘Outrageous’ for Security Council to fail to condemn Hamas rocket attacks against Israeli civilians

U.N. Security Council Emergency Meeting on Gaza Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley May 30, 2018 Thank you, Madam President, and thank you, Special Coordinator Mladenov, for your briefing. The United States called this meeting today to talk about the dangerous and destructive activities of…