NEW YORK, U.S.-On the occasion of the International Day of Human Fraternity, observed on Saturday, the UN chief called for renewed commitment to forge an “alliance of peace” amid a surge in hate speech, sectarianism and strife.
KIEV, Ukraine- Ukraine should investigate its military’s apparent use of thousands of rocket-fired antipersonnel landmines in and around the eastern city of Izium when Russian forces occupied the area, Human Rights Watch said today.
NEW YORK, U.S.-A series of interconnected crises are expected to have a huge impact on children in 2023. A report from the UN children’s agency (UNICEF), released on Tuesday, details the trends that will shape their lives over the next 12 months.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-An Indigenous delegation from Sarawak, a Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, is visiting the United Kingdom to launch a new UK campaign to clean up the tropical timber trade and ask the UK government to suspend the import of so-called ‘sustainable timber’ under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme MTCS.
BEIJING, China-China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang held a phone conversation with Amir Khan Muttaqi, acting foreign minister of the Afghan interim government, on Saturday, stressing that China hopes the Afghan side will take strong measures to ensure the safety of Chinese personnel and institutions in Afghanistan.
MICHIGAN, U.S.-Today, Brazil’s newly inaugurated president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers Party (PT), had his second meeting with the command of the armed forces since the January 8 fascist attack on government buildings in Brasilia.
NEW YORK, U.S.-The European Union's charter stresses that "Human rights are at the heart of EU relations with other countries and regions. The European Union is based on a strong commitment to promoting and protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law worldwide".
NEW YORK, U.S.-Governments are not investing enough in those children who need education the most, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report published on Tuesday, calling for equitable financing to combat “learning poverty”.
BEIJING, China-As thousands of political, economic and social leaders from around the world gather in the Swiss resort of Davos for the annual conference of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which kicked off in person on Monday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out three years ago, a slew of challenges confronts the global economy, including high inflation, geopolitical tensions, as well as an escalating assault led by the US on the economic globalization agenda that Davos epitomizes.
NEW YORK, U.S.--Inter-State wars, terrorism, divided collective security, and peacekeeping limitations remain the same challenges facing multilateralism as when the UN was founded 76 years ago, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, U.S.--Failures on the part of UN Peacekeeping missions have been highly publicised and well documented – and rightly so. But if you look at the overall picture and crunch the data, a different and ultimately positive picture emerges.
NEW YORK, U.S.--Rising inflation has caused a striking decline in real monthly wages in many countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a report published on Wednesday, highlighting the urgent need for policies to prevent further poverty, inequality and social unrest.
NEW YORK, U.S.--At this transitional moment for humanity, it is important to uphold mutual respect, unity, and solidarity, the senior UN official promoting cross-cultural understanding and cooperation has stated.
MICHIGAN, U.S.--Research on last week’s Conservative government’s Autumn Statement budget shows that it will lead to a devastating fall in workers’ living standards.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--We feel deep sorrow and sympathy for the 298 people killed in the MH17 tragedy in 2014, and express our deepest condolences to those who lost their beloved ones.
NEW YORK, U.S.--Racism and discrimination against children based on their ethnicity, language and religion, are rife in countries across the world, according to a new report by the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, ahead of World Children’s Day on Sunday.
NEW YORK, U.S.--At a time when geopolitical divides threaten to spark new conflicts and make older ones harder to resolve, the global economy cannot afford to be split into two opposing camps, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at a press conference in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--The 27th United Nations conference on climate change, or COP27, meeting in Egypt, has seen two realities take hold among delegates: The goal of keeping the overall rise of global temperatures below 1.5 degrees by 2100 has almost certainly been lost; for preventing this requires cuts in emissions of 45 percent by 2030 — hardly a feasible prospect.
Consequences Of Zelensky Regime Dirty Bomb Provocation Will be Worse Than Bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Russian Official
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya sent a letter to the organization's Secretary General António Guterres stating that Moscow regards the use of a "dirty" bomb by the Kyiv regime, if it occurs, as an act of nuclear terrorism.