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    U.N. Ambassador Swearing-In

    Vice President Mike Pence swore in Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The Senate confirmed her nomination the previous day in a 96-4 vote, upon which she resigned as…

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    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Confirmation Hearing

    Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in the Trump administration. She was introduced…

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    Rachel Oswald on U.N. Resolution Against Israel

    Rachel Oswald discussed, by video from Capitol Hill, a resolution being debated that day in the House to disapprove the United Nations Security Council’s recent vote to condemn Israeli…

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    U.N. End-of-Year News Conference

    Outgoing U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon held his final year-end news conference. Topics include conflict in South Sudan, as well as the humanitarian situation in Syria.

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    Secretary General Swearing-In Ceremony

    Former Portugese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in as secretary-general of the United Nations at a ceremony at U.N. headquarters in New York City. He would take office January 1,…

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    Syrian Military Offensive in Aleppo

    United Nations officials spoke to reporters following a meeting of the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Aleppo in the wake of a Syrian offensive to retake the city.

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    President Obama Meeting with U.N. Secretary-General-Designate

    President Obama and Secretary-General-designate Antonio Guterres spoke to reporters before their meeting in the Oval Office.

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    Life and Career of Madeleine Albright

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright received the “Great Americans” award from the National Museum of American History. She talked with philanthropist David Rubenstein about…

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    Afghan Vice President Sarwar Danesh U.N. General Assembly Address

    Afghan Vice President Sarwar Danish addressed members at the U.N. General Assembly. His remarks focused on the progress made by his government and he stressed that democracy was the key to solving the “legacy of…

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    British Prime Minister U.N. General Assembly Address

    British Prime Minister Theresa May addressed members for the first time at the U.N. General Assembly. She spoke about the United Kingdom’s commitment to its values and its promise to remain a strong…

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    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Addresses U.N. General Assembly

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto addressed members at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. He spoke about Mexico’s commitment to pursue the 2030 agenda, including more…

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    Brazilian President U.N. General Assembly Address

    In his first address to the U.N. General Assembly, Brazilian President Michel Temer said his country had “absolute respect for constitutional order” when lawmakers decided to moved forward with impeachment proceedings for…

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    United Nations Meeting on ISIS

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson led a group of several foreign ministers and human rights activists meeting at the United Nations' General Assembly to discuss the growing threat of…

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    President Obama Meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister

    President Obama spoke to reporters after a meeting with Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Both leaders were in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. President Obama talked…

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    Life and Career of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg

    Hank Meijer talked about his forthcoming book on the life and career of former Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg (R-MI). In his book, he will details the Michigan Senator’s switch from isolationism to his role in…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Sheba Crocker briefed reporters on U.S. priorities at the upcoming session of the United Nations. Following her remarks,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters in the White House and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including United Nations Security Council sanctions against North Korea. Mr.…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt and the United Nations

    In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, a panel of experts discussed President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s original vision and compared it to the…

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    U.N. Peacekeeping

    Ambassador Samantha Power and foreign policy specialists Bruce Jones and John Negroponte testified at a hearing on United Nations peacekeeping missions. Many questions focused on the…

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    U.N. Security Council Meeting on Syria

    Secretary of State John Kerry chaired a U.N. Security Council meeting on the Syrian civil war and international efforts to combat ISIS.* Foreign affairs ministers from Security Council…

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