Legal experts say Brussels has right to take retaliatory action, making cross-border law enforcement harder. / We have noted the reaction of the United Nations, and they are really concerned about what’s going on,” Anton Hofreiter, the chair of the committee, told reporters in London.
Boris Johnson’s real scandal: Brexit 13/07/2022
Not before time, Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the UK’s Conservative Party. The Guardian reports that Johnson’s leadership “toppled under a wave of sleaze allegations and failure to tell the truth.” But his real scandal lies elsewhere — with Brexit.
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns 28/06/2022
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns.
The Scottish Government could use international law and the “principle of self-determination” to ramp up demands for a referendum on independence, a global constitutional law expert has said.
Lady Sugg hands in resignation after overseas aid cut by a third.
Report calls for ‘exploratory referendum’ to look at options, followed by an in-out vote.
NZ must help build new global grouping 25/07/2020
When great powers fail, New Zealand and other small states must organise to protect their interests, Robert G. Patman writes.
Brexiters are often accused of living in the past. That is manifest in the now recurring Brexiter response to concerns about Brexit: ‘but we did perfectly well before’.
Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque's Message for a CARICOM Day Event by the CARICOM Caucus of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations.
The UN is preparing for a project to help vulnerable British people in France through the issues thrown up by Brexit.
Brexit warning over anti-trafficking body comes as lorry driver is charged with manslaughter.
UK decision not to send minister to meeting is sign of how Brexit is shifting foreign policy.
Trump’s national security adviser wants the UK to be beholden to the US for its daily bread, making the country a timid American outpost.
After Trump security adviser John Bolton’s visit it’s clear the price of US backing will be paid both in trade and foreign policy.
The UK is one of the worst places in Europe for paid parental leave and affordable quality childcare, the UN's children's charity has said.
Chagos Islands: UN officially demands Britain and US withdraw from Indian Ocean archipelago. / General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK ceding control of Indian Ocean archipelago – site of major US airbase – to Mauritius
Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands 22/05/2019
Britain is bracing for a crushing defeat at the United Nations on Wednesday when the General Assembly is expected to adopt a measure demanding that London cede the British-ruled Chagos islands, home to an important military base.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is launching a campaign to have all countries of the ECCAS sub-regional bloc operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff (known for short in French as TP/CEEAC) – one of the instruments for easing trade in the zone.
Judges advise Britain that separating archipelago from Mauritius in 1960s was wrong.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU, or ‘Brexit’ as its colloquially known, impact show the UK is perceived by other states, including its perceived reliability as a multilateral partner.
Diplomats suggest Britain’s leverage on world stage will be weaker after EU departure. / Brexit is already leading to a “palpable decline” in British influence at the UN, and that influence would be in freefall but for the UK’s commitment to spend 0.7 % of gross national income on overseas aid, a study has found.
Mauritius supported by 94 nations in move to consult The Hague over colonial hold of Indian Ocean territory by British.
International court of justice would be without British judge for first time since 1946 if Sir Christopher Greenwood loses.
Indian candidate fills 15th and final place on bench of international court of justice after UK withdraws its pick for post.