Russia-backed resolution defeated.
Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag to Attend UN Conference on Peacekeeping.
Gender concerns must be mainstreamed in conflict-transformation processes.
United Nations asked PM Nawaz Sharif government to reinstate the moratorium on death penalty as soon as possible.
The pilot project was undertaken in Delhi and was to be rolled out in other cities of the world.
Debate over veto restraint is a distraction from the broader dilemmas of UN Security Council reform.
“There have been eight men and no women … it’s time.”
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed British lawmaker Stephen O’Brien as the next UN humanitarian chief.
“We know that when there is gender equality, girls and boys will go to school and they will prosper,” said UN.
Libya’s ability to prevent the flow of weapons into the chaotic country is “almost nonexistent.”
The expulsions will have a significant impact on the entire humanitarian operation for Syria, Amos wrote.
Authorities found two Cuban fighter jets, missiles and live munitions beneath Chong Chon Gang’s cargo of sugar.
He received the Nobel Prize in 2007 on the basis of this climate change panel.
WFP is doing preparatory work for a potential scale-up in food assistance to four other countries.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for urgent action to lift sieges on civilians and to end barrel bomb attacks.
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