February 02, 2021 1:18 pm
Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other political leaders of in early morning raids.
January 16, 2021 2:04 pm
The former Portuguese prime minister and UN refugee chief, whose five-year term at the helm of the United Nations ends on December 31, said in letters to Bozkir and Ladeb on Monday that he will seek a second term.
December 21, 2020 1:04 am
Pakistan Foreign ministry said it has taken up the “attack” by India on the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) Observers and their vehicle along the LoC with the UN, urging it to initiate a transparent investigation into the incident.
December 09, 2020 3:25 pm
The International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime is observed on December 9.
December 09, 2020 1:34 pm
The shooting occurred amid soaring frustration among humanitarian officials as desperately needed aid is still not freely reaching the Tigray region more than a week after the UN and Ethiopia’s government signed a deal for access.
December 03, 2020 2:59 pm
First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Ashish Sharma said India is not just the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism, but is also the land where the teachings of Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Zoroastrianism have taken strong root.
December 01, 2020 12:04 pm
The UN has set out 34 humanitarian response plans covering 56 countries for 2021, aiming to help 160 million of what it forecasts to be 235 million most vulnerable people worldwide facing hunger, conflict and the impacts of climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.
October 28, 2020 4:27 pm
Youth need to be at the core of decision-making for a more collaborative approach by the UN, said Dr Anantha Kumar Duraiappah in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s take on UN’s approach in the pandemic
September 29, 2020 7:04 pm
Ever since the pandemic began, the UN reported that while Lebanon and Malaysia saw the number of calls to helplines double -- compared with the same month last year -- in China, they have tripled
July 15, 2020 3:35 pm
Almost 690 million people were undernourished last year, the most since 2009, and the pandemic could tip as many as 132 million people into chronic hunger by the end of this year, the UN said in a report