By Rai Rojas Editor’s note. This was posted last night on Rai’s blog at rairojas.com It’s nearly midnight on the penultimate day of this 2-week Commission on the Status of (some) Women and after almost a hundred hours worth of negotiating there are still some 80 paragraphs that have not yet been agreed upon. …Continue reading "New Pattern Of UN Diplomacy – The Chairman’s Text"
By Rai Rojas United Nations Commission meetings are grand and fascinatingly elaborate proceedings with participants representing almost every nation on earth. It is a colorful spectacle because most of those attending don the attire native to their corner of the globe. Just this morning I stood in line behind a group of Kenyan women …Continue reading "Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 58: Mid-week Pro-life Outlook"
Editor’s note. This analysis comes from the pro-life Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues (PNCI) Recognition of the sovereignty of national laws on abortion was critical to many countries during the recent 57th Commission on the Status of Women which met on the urgent theme “the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women …Continue reading "UN Delegates Insist on Recognition of National Laws during 57th Commission on the Status of Women"
By Rai Rojas The two-week-long exercise in futility known as the United Nations’ 57th annual meeting of the “Commission on the Status of Women” (CSW) is over. The harangues, the excesses, and the disconnect between the needs of the third world versus the wants of the first world are now a not-too-distant memory. However the …Continue reading "Pro-life Member States and NGOs Hold Back Pro-Abortion Onslaught at United"