How Diplomacy Has Failed To Resolve the Kashmir Conflict?

TNL Feature

The ongoing Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India remains unresolved, primarily due to factors such as the mutual lack of trust between the two nations and the absence of international mediation on the issue.


The Pain of Evacuations

Dr. Bonny Ling

What are the chances that our local colleagues, neighbors, and friends can be left well and unharmed when all the journalists, humanitarian workers, and diplomats leave?


The EU-China Investment Agreement Is a Missed Opportunity To Advance Business and Human Rights

Dr. Bonny Ling

There should be no illusion that the EU or China concerned themselves with improving fundamental rights at work and human rights.


Electronic Waste: When Billions in Gold, Other Precious Materials Are Discarded

Deutsche Welle

Record levels of e-waste were produced globally in 2019, weighing the same as 350 mega cruise ships, a UN report shows. The surge in global e-waste is not only a major environmental risk but also a health hazard.


UN Aviation Agency Slammed for Excluding Taiwan From Virus Policies

Jeremy Van der Haegen

Critics pointed out that Taiwan is being excluded by a UN civil aviation agency from important air safety information. The organization responded by mass blocking them.


WHO to Hold Coronavirus Emergency Meeting

Deutsche Welle

The UN health agency has called a new round of crisis talks to decide whether the coronavirus outbreak constitutes an international emergency. The body said it "regrets" previously calling the virus risk "moderate."


Don't Let Missiles Distract from Human Rights in North Korea

Sarah A Son

Awareness of the outside world is growing inside North Korea. Now is the time to double down on engagement with the regime over its record on human rights.


CARTOON: Is the UN not Recognizing ROC Passports?

Stellina Chen

Check out our contributing cartoonist's experience entering the United Nations Office at Geneva.


Does Taiwan’s WHA Exclusion Really Matter? An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Biggest Health Meeting

Kai-Yuan (Kyle) Cheng

Not all Taiwanese have been excluded from attending the World Health Assembly this year. One Taiwanese researcher who will be at the meeting in Geneva explains why gaining “observer” status is not all it is cracked up to be, and why Taiwan needs a new strategy that does not rely on its unguaranteed status at the WHA.


'It Could Be You Or Me': Interview With UNHCR Communications Officer Caroline Gluck

Olivia Yang

'These are people like you and me, who had homes, jobs and pride. Their kids went to school. They were proud of their country.'

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