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23 February 2017 - Acute shortage of critical medicines, limited fuel for electricity and specialized medical staff such as intensive care doctors and nurses having left Yemen have put innocent lives in danger, the United Nations health agency has warned.
MIRI: Shaikh Tahmid Hassin, a mass communication student of Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) had the honour of speaking as a representative of ...
United Nations: India has welcomed a proposal by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to create a new office headed by an under-secretary-general to ramp up UN`s counter-terrorism efforts.
[Anglican Communion News Service] women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe. Delegations from the ...
Five local students were chosen to attend a 10-day trip to the East Coast this summer as part of the Odd Fellows United Nations Pilgrimage for youth. Back row from left: Pacific high school students Leah Freedman, Claire Kelly and Olivia Schmidt. Front ...
Multilateral cooperation is the only way to achieve peace, security and stability, and there is no alternative to it, Austria's Foreign Minister told the United Nations ...
Peacekeepers serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on patrol in Bambari.
A new grant from the government of Japan will allow the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) to help reduce cholera-related morbidity and mortality in Haiti ...
22 February 2017 - A day before negotiations on the crisis in Syria kick off in Geneva, the United Nations Special Envoy for the war-torn country acknowledged that while he is "not expecting a breakthrough," the proactive momentum needs to be sustained ...
22 February 2017 - Warning that diminishing natural resources and a changing climate have put humankind's future ability to feed itself "in jeopardy," the United Nations underlined today that while the planet still has the potential to produce enough ...
An international donor conference in Oslo on Friday will aim to raise a chunk of the $1.5 billion the United Nations says it needs to address deepening food insecurity in the region this year.
New York City's medical examiners have failed to determine what caused the sudden death this week of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin. The medical examiners concluded that further study, which usually includes toxicology tests ...
Noting that recent crises in Europe show that the continent remains at risk from new outbreaks of conflict, United Nations Secretary-General called for reinforcing ...
20 February 2017 - About 300 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's army (FARC-EP) today arrived in central Colombia's Agua Bonita zone, bringing the number to close to 6,900, to lay down their arms under United Nations ...
20 February 2017 - Highlighting that many around the world are left out from being able to benefit from global prosperity dividends and that even flourishing societies are seeing inequalities widen, the head of the United Nations labour agency today ...
Nikki Haley slams United Nations for anti-Israeli double standards UN Ambassador-designate, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate ...
Churkin's passing comes at a time of change at the United Nations. The United States and its new ambassador are placing great pressure on the UN to cut costs and staff.
Summary The present report, submitted pursuant to resolution 31/27 of the human rights Council, was prepared in cooperation with the United Nations Support ...
19 February 2017 - Strongly condemning today's terrorist attack at a marketplace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which reportedly killed at least 25 people and injured dozens more, the United Nations envoy in the country stressed that incident is a ...
BRIDGEPORT - A teen from Bridgeport was honored Sunday for a recent speech she gave at the United Nations in New York City.
Tiara Naidu and Katie Blair are going to have a chance to talk with fellow students from around the world in March to learn more about current events, as they ...
19 February 2017 - Voicing deep concern over the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), in particular in the Ouaka and Hautte-Kotto prefectures, the United Nations together with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS ...
Most of Donald Trump's positions go against the principles accepted by the United Nations.
Highlighting the complex and interlinked challenges confronting the global community that also compound the suffering of the most vulnerable, United Nations ...
The United Nations does not have the troop numbers to forcibly disarm the militias in the Central African Republic or intimidate them into dumping arms but it is successful in that its presence is ensuring that rebels in Bambari and outside the town ...
18 February 2017 - With military operations to retake western Mosul starting, United Nations humanitarian agencies in Iraq are rushing to prepare for the humanitarian impact of the fighting amid grave concerns that tens of thousands of families are at ...
The U.N. is in talks about taking peacekeepers out of Haiti. Miami Herald Caribbean Correspondent Jacqueline Charles says Haitian officials are negotiating how to maintain peace on their own.
The United Nations today condemned the deadly terrorist attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, for which the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) has ...
Today (Friday, 2/17) was the yearly Tallahassee Southern Model United Nations Conference at the Florida Capitol. It was a chance for nearly three-hundred local middle and high schoolers to wrestle with world problems.
children at the protection of civilians (POC) site in Malakal town, South Sudan. UN Photo/Isaac Gideon. Print. 17 February 2017 - A senior United Nations ...
A wall of photos at the Tuol Sleng genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the site of infamous Security prison S-21, documents the Khmer Rouge's ...
17 February 2017 - As the volatile conflict in Eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, one million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - nearly double the number this time last year, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF ...
Two 16-year-olds are among 40 teen delegates picked to represent the United States at the United Nations' 61st annual Commission on the Status of women in ...
17 February 2017 - Amid ongoing rebel activity in and around Bambari in strife-torn Central African Republic, the United Nations mission - known as MINUSCA - said today that it has reinforced its presence in the city with the arrival of additional ...
United Nations: The United Nations has called on Pakistan and Afghanistan to work together to counter the threats and challenges that terrorists crossing borders pose to the countries' security.
Washington, DC - NIAC joined two dozen organizations, including Access Now and the ACLU, to urge the United Nations to investigate reports of that U.S.
16 February 2017 - The top United Nations humanitarian official in Yemen today said he was extremely saddened and appalled by the airstrikes that killed six women and a girl gathering for a funeral in a private residence in the Arhab District of Sana'a ...
Permanent headquarters of the International Criminal Court at The Hague. (file) UN Photo/Rick Bajornas. Print. 16 February 2017 - United Nations ...
Most of Trump's positions go against the principles accepted by the United Nations. The new Secretary-General will have to try to find areas of mutual concern to ...
Humanitarian supplies are delivered in Madaya in Syria during a UN-interagency initiative to 'Four Towns' - Foah, Kafraya, Madaya and Az Zabadani ...
16 February 2017 - The top United Nations peacekeeping official in South Sudan has described the lack of information about the situation of some 20,000 internally displaced people on the West Bank of the Nile in the country's north, as a "real problem.
16 February 2017 - Increasingly concerned about the political impasse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations and regional partner organizations today urged political Actors to work out how to implement the 31 December ...
16 February 2017 - The United Nations has condemned the terrorist attack on worshippers at a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, in Sindh, Pakistan, today, which reportedly left dozens dead and hundreds injured, and for which the Islamic State in Iraq and the ...
16 February 2017 - Extremism, bloodshed and displacement continue to plague the Middle East, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council today, warning that these phenomena are feeding intolerance, violence, and religious radicalism far ...
Both Trump and Guterres would like to see a more efficient, better managed and less costly United Nations. So if Guterres can create an image of himself as a reformist, open to do business differently and non-ideologically, he may find a way to work ...
Both Trump and Guterres would like to see a more efficient, better managed and less costly United Nations. So if Guterres can create an image of himself as a reformist, open to do business differently and non-ideologically, he may find a way to work ...
(New York, NY - 15 February, 2017) - The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and ...
New Delhi: United Nations women, a United Nations (UN) entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, has invited applications from eligible candidates for an unpaid internship opportunity in the field of Gender Equality.
Both Trump and Guterres would like to see a more efficient, better managed and less costly United Nations. So if Guterres can create an image of himself as a reformist, open to do business differently and non-ideologically, he may find a way to work ...


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