It will take more than words of condemnation to bring the nuclear rogue state to heel.
The 56-member Organization of Islamic Conference, the largest Muslim organization in the world, should have a seat on the UN Security Council, said Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, its secretary-general.
The Obama Administration has been surprsingly silent on today’s vote. By contrast, in 2004, the U.S. ambassador famously walked out of ECOSOC after Sudan was elected.
This Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan aims at supporting the Government of Syria’s efforts in providing humanitarian assistance to the affected populations. It will cover the period from 1 January 2013 until the end of June 2013. The financial requirements amount to $519,627,047.