The International Yoga Day will be commemorated on June 21 and this year’s focus will be on the theme of Yoga for the Sustainable Development Goals.
No Indian peacekeeper faced any allegations of misconduct as the United Nations received 44 allegations of sexual abuse in all peacekeeping and special political missions so far this year
India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Amit Narang said that “sustainable urbanisation is by no means a developing country issue” at the UN Habitat conference on Wednesday.
The UN has so far in the election cycle refrained from commenting on remarks made by US presidential candidates.
The 2030 agenda sees the developing countries as active agents of change and not merely as passive recipients of assistance.
The funds will also help improve the accuracy and reliability of data collection, which can reveal at a large scale who owns assets like land, property or credit.
Released last week by the Helsinki-based United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, the study confirms that Muslim applicants find it more difficult than their counterparts to rent a house in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida.
Syed Akbaruddin stressed that tackling terrorism demands extensive global coordination and the fight against terrorism is not succeeding because there is insufficient international cooperation.
China, which grew at about 6.9 per cent in 2015, will continue to witness slowdown in growth, the report states.
The Ambassador said the United Nations was created with the “very purpose to prevent and stop these injustices”.
A surge of violence that erupted on April 22 has left more than 270 people dead in the divided northern city and undermined efforts to revive peace negotiations.
Ballistic missile tests are considered a means for Iran’s military to demonstrate that the nuclear agreement will have no impact on its domestic defence plans.
Kerry had made clear the United States wanted Russia to apply pressure to the Assad government to get it to stop “indiscriminate aerial attacks” in Aleppo, a spokesperson said.
We reach out to as many of the institutions within the subcontinent to support this peace process moving forward, Macharia Kamau said.
A senior Indian official said that the ship is on a time-charter agreement for a UAE-based company.