Ban Ki-Moon, the UN secretary general, shakes hands
with Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister
Between 1967 and 1989 the United Nations Security Council passed 131 resolutions dealing with the Arab-Israeli conflict.

During the same period of time 429 resolutions were passed against Israel in the UN General Assembly and Israel was condemned 321 times.

But does the United Nations actually do enough?

On Wednesday Riz speaks with Michael Williams, the newly appointed UN special envoy the Middle East, about his suggestions for a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Don't miss Riz Khan live at 19:00GMT, when you can call with your questions and comments. Riz Khan is also shown every day at 00:00GMT, 05:00GMT, and 09:30GMT.

This episode of Riz Khan aired Wednesday 06 June 2007.

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