The WMO said data from the first 10 months of the year suggested temperatures over land and sea would tick in at their highest level ever measured this year, after already reaching record highs in 2014.
The United Nations World Food Programme launched a new app ‘Share The Meal’ to feed Syrian refugee children in Jordan.
The resolution’s text calls on nations “with the capacity to do so” to “take all necessary measures” to “redouble and coordinate their efforts to prevent and suppress terrorist acts” committed by IS, or ISIS.
The UN has received just $3.4 billion of the $8.4 billion humanitarian appeal for Syria this year — below last year’s level, the statement said.
“The Zionist dream embraces the concept of Israel as a Jewish democracy, a beacon of light to all nations,” Kerry told the event on Wednesday.
Burundian security forces are conducting door-to-door searches in volatile neighborhoods seen as opposition strongholds.
Countries have made “an historic level of commitment” with their pledges, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said in a statement.
The draft strongly urges North Korea’s government to immediately end human rights violations, close prison camps and tackle the root causes leading to people fleeing the country.
Stephen O’Brien told a news conference Monday the cash is already flowing and he expects the ninth and final agreement with the King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid to be signed in the coming days.
A total of 320 out of 650 boxes of high energy biscuits sent as part of a relief convoy earlier this month had expired a month earlier
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope that “by turning the world UN blue for a day, we can light a way to a better tomorrow.”
The new members, elected in one round of voting here on Thursday, will serve until December 31, 2017.
India also asserted that Kashmir is, has always been and will remain an integral part of India.
“We are dismayed at the opaque manner in which the Security Council continues mandate peace operations, without any accountability or transparency,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN said.
Planners say that how India handles its urbanisation would affect global averages of development indicators