United Nations

聯合國(法語:Organisation des Nations unies,縮寫作 ONU;英語:United Nations,縮寫作 UN 或 U.N.)是一個由主權國家組成的政府間國際組織,致力於促進各國在國際法、國際安全、經濟發展、社會進步、人權、公民自由、政治自由、民主及實現持久世界和平方面的合作。 --來自 維基百科


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2020/09/16 | TNL Staff

Taiwan’s Bird Conservation Group Expelled From BirdLife International

Taiwan's Chinese Wild Bird Federation declined demands to change its name and sign a statement "not to promote or advocate for Taiwan independence."

2020/01/31 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

UN Aviation Agency Slammed for Excluding Taiwan From Virus Policies

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.

2018/10/15 | Roy Ngerng

An Open Appeal to the UN: Please Do Not Leave the Taiwanese Behind

A Human Rights Defender makes an impassioned plea for the United Nations not to leave Taiwan behind as it pursues its 2030 sustainable development goals.

2018/09/01 | Policy Forum

Asia's Mental Health Support Systems Are Still Neglected by Policymakers

People living with mental disorders remain among Asia's most vulnerable and marginalized populations.

2018/05/07 | The Third Pole

Bhutan to Graduate from 'Least Developed Country' Status

An interview with the Thunder Dragon Kingdom's Gross National Happiness Secretary.

2017/11/14 | The Third Pole

Global Climate Summit Dominated by Budget Cuts, Red Tape

Many grants promised to countries to help combat climate change have been swapped out for loans.

2017/09/18 | Dongxiao Chen

The Dangers of Flip-flopping on North Korea

The security situation on the Korean peninsula seems to be moving further away from Beijing’s preferred objectives.

2017/09/01 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Is the UN not Recognizing ROC Passports?

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

2017/08/24 | Phil Robertson

Not the Time for Aung San Suu Kyi to Blink in Face of Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar needs to throw its full weight behind the commission’s recommendations, and especially not blink in dealing with the harder stuff, such as ensuring freedom of movement for all communities, prosecuting officials who use their positions to abuse rights or extort people, and ensuring humanitarian access and facing down Rakhine extremists who try to obstruct those operations and intimidate UN staffm writes Phil Robertson.

2017/07/10 | Jorge Carrillo-Rodriguez

Why the UN is Abandoning Democracy in Asia

The 2017 edition of the Economic and Social Survey — ESCAP’s flagship publication — contains a chapter analyzing how governance affects development, and it is here that ESCAP parts ways with democracy.

2017/04/24 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Fights to Attend International Forums in 2017, Despite Beijing’s Interference

Here we go again: Taiwan’s participation in international organizations continues to be undermined and blocked by Beijing.

2017/01/16 | The Japan Times

Japan Should Join U.N. Nuclear Arms Ban Talks

Japan has the duty to take part and play a meaningful role in the negotiations as a nation that knows firsthand what are the consequences of a nuclear attack.

2016/11/26 | Huw Slater

A Climate Agreement That May Survive

The Paris Agreement is not the only climate change treaty to be signed in the past 12 months.

2016/11/04 | The Japan Times

Japan’s Hypocritical Nuclear Stance

Japan’s vote at the United Nations last week contradicts the nation’s long-standing call for the elimination of such weapons.

2016/10/28 | The Japan Times

Japan Witholding Millions in UNESCO Contributions

If Japan is unhappy with the way UNESCO is run, it should present rational proposals to improve the operation from within instead of by resorting to financial pressures.

2016/10/12 | The Japan Times

OPINION: UN Secretary-General Choice Disappointing for Women

The failure to follow through on the expectation that the next U.N. secretary-general would be a woman is a reminder of the flaws in that selection process and the glass ceiling that more than half the world's population continues to confront.

2016/10/04 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Backbone Needed to Curb Nuclear Testing

More efforts are needed to get all nations on board the UN's Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.

2016/09/30 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: Is the West Losing the Influence War to China?

Like-minded coalitions of major states are increasingly unable to counter Beijing’s efforts to isolate Taiwan at international institutions.