UN Watch

non-governmental organization

UN Watch is a non-governmental organization from Geneva, Switzerland. It watches for the work of the United Nations.[2] It has a place to watch in the UN Economic and Social Council and the UN Department of Public Information.[6]

United Nations Watch
Motto"Monitoring the United Nations, Promoting Human Rights"[1]
TypeNon-governmental organization[2]
FieldsUnited Nations,[2] Human rights[2] and fight against antisemitism[3]
Key people
Alfred H. Moses, The biggest chief;[2]
Per Ahlmark, David A. Harris, Big chiefs;[2]
Hillel Neuer, Chief[4]
Morris B. Abram, The one who made UN Watch[5]

UN Watch has been fighting against human rights troubles in Democratic Republic of the Congo[7][8] and Darfur.[9] It speaks in the United Nations Human Rights Council on human rights troubles in China, Cuba, Russia, Venezuela, and other countries.[10][11][12] It is against antisemitism.[13][14]

Kofi Annan spoke well of UN Watch.[15][16] Agence France-Presse said that UN Watch is a friend of Israel and it fights for human rights worldwide.[17]


  1. UN Watch: Letter to His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon, The Secretary-General of The United Nations. 2 November 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Mission and History". UN Watch. Archived from the original on 26 November 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  3. "The United nations and Anti-Semitism – 2004–2007 Report Card" (PDF). Retrieved 19 October 2013. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. "UN Watch: Executive Director Hillel Neuer". Unwatch.org. 16 December 2006. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  5. "UN Watch: Founder: Morris B. Abram". Unwatch.org. Archived from the original on 8 January 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  6. Mission & History Archived 26 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine, UN Watch
  7. Rights group calls for U.N. apology over Congo post Archived 2018-09-22 at the Wayback Machine, Reuters 26 November 2008
  8. Groups call for UN rights monitor for Congo Archived 2018-09-22 at the Wayback Machine, Reuters, 23 December 2009
  9. Globe For Darfur: Reports & Briefs Archived 2009-10-19 at the Wayback Machine

    UN Watch hosted a panel of distinguished speakers, including a Darfur survivor and a UN expert, at its Activist Summit on Darfur today at the UN Office in Geneva

  10. 'Black Day for Human Rights': Hillel Neuer on France 24 TV. YouTube. 12 December 2013.
  11. "Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy". genevasummit.org. Archived from the original on 2015-11-14. Retrieved 2021-01-07.
  12. What if dictatorships judged the world on human rights?. YouTube. 2 March 2014.
  13. Abraham H. Foxman (8 September 2008). "JTA: U.N. rights chief praises Durban II". Jta.org. Archived from the original on 27 May 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  14. "National Public Radio: Zionism Debate Clouds U.N. Racism Forum". Npr.org. 12 March 2009. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  15. "Central Tibetan Administration: UN Watch urges UN to discuss human rights violations in Tibet". Tibet.net. Archived from the original on 25 October 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
  16. UN Watch, AJC Seal Partnership Archived 2013-10-12 at the Wayback Machine
  17. UN Gaza probe chief underlines balanced approach