Araud had been France's ambassador to Israel between 2003 and 2006, ambassador to the US from 2014 to 2019, and France's permanent representative to the United Nations from 2009 to 2014.
“On March 7, an explosion occurred in a Palestinian boat off the coast of Khan Younis, resulting in the death of 3 fishermen, 2 brothers & a cousin in circumstance[s] that remain unclear,” OCHA said.
In 2016, the UN General Assembly designated April 26 as International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day, recalling the long-term consequences of the disaster that continue to this day.
The Trump administration decided to withdraw from the UNHRC in 2018, calling it “a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights.”
"Terrorists who deny Israel's right to exist are being allowed to participate in the elections," said UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan.
Palestinian officials have threatened to delay of cancel the elections, citing Israel’s failure to respond to their request to hold the vote in Jerusalem.
Iran was elected to the UN's Commission on the Status of Women, an organization that works to be the global champion for gender equality.
The story of the only Jew, probably the only Westerner, to become a general in the Chinese Army.