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... resolution reaffirms the universal declaration of human rights and takes note of the UN Plan of Action on the safety of journalists and the issue ...
Over 40 non-governmental organisations will hand over their memoranda to the United Nations (UN) office in Bukit Damansara on Nov 30 to ...

The dominance of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, including Britain, is increasingly contested. ... Yet such problems ought not to have been insurmountable. That they were reflects other issues with Britain's foreign policy, and its messenger. One observer ... Brexit is another problem.
Executive Director of UN women, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations ... the U.S. Congress and boardrooms put the issue on front pages and TV screens around the world. .... "This is a man's problem," she said.
O n Tuesday (Nov 21), the UN Cedaw (Convention for the Elimination of ... to address the issue of under-representation of women on corporate ...
ISIL 'down but not out' in Iraq; UN envoy urges efforts to defeat group's ... All outstanding issues between the Federal government and the ...

A view of UNTV's Control Room at UN Headquarters in New York. ... on a wide array of issues - ranging from the environment to conflicts and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The referendum issue has "found its ... if the Iraqi Constitution is implemented we'd have no issues with Baghdad, ...
Locsin says PH should have abstained from vote on draft UN Rohingya resolution ... saying Manila recognizes Myanmar's efforts towards resolving the problem. "The issue in the Rakhine State is a complex one; and we believe ... efforts towards resolving the issues faced in the Rakhine State," he added.
UN High Commissioner for human rights Zeid bin Ra'ad Zeid ... stated commitment to human rights, as well as several issues facing the ...
UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved.
UNOCA head and special emissary of the U.N. chief said the upsurge of violence against civilians and security forces was unacceptable ...
As a result, TB still kills more people than any other infectious disease. There are also major problems associated with antimicrobial resistance, ...
The prevalence of parasitic worms causing health problems in North Korea may be the result of a personal intervention by Kim Jong Un, who urged ... experts assume that parasite infection problems and serious health issues ...
The meeting of the UN's Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) ... to be careful in not emotionalising or dramatising this issue," he told ...
UN Environment and the World Bank Group launched a 'Roadmap for a Sustainable financial system' that proposes an integrated approach to ...
The United Nations (UN) has partnered with the World Identity ... of Blockchain technology can be effective in resolving the problem and save ...

The Council urged Eritrea and Djibouti to engage on the issue of the Djiboutian combatants missing in action and to seek all available solutions ...
U.N. panel backs Japan-led resolution denouncing North Korea's human ... by the assembly's Third Committee on humanitarian issues for the 13th straight ... It also urges Pyongyang to "urgently" resolve the international issue ...
Suffering deepens in Yemen as border shutdowns enter second week - UN agencies ... not solve the catastrophic humanitarian situation there, a senior UN official said Tuesday. ... in many places because of for security issues, because of logistical issues" he said. ... News Tracker: past stories on this issue.
Volunteer Hasnan Hassan from Sudan speaks to Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on the margins of the UN climate summit ...
After 13 years and controversy, U.N. peacekeepers have left Haiti. ... Taxi driver Luna says it's not a problem for him that the peacekeepers left.
The NGO party is an institution at annual UN climate talks, taking place in the middle Saturday of the two-week conference. Organised by ...
Egypt claimed to speak on behalf of the Africa Group at the UN when ... South Africa has much to be proud of at home on this issue and should ...
UN encourages PNG media on GBV coverage ... have started giving proper coverage on sensitive issues such as Gender Based Violence in the country. ... Increased awareness on this issue is one reason for more coverage.
In the resolution, the Assembly reiterated its call to all UN Member ... history of the annual review of the issue, abstained in the vote rather than ...
UN agency and EXPO Dubai 2020 agree on strengthening ... and discussed issues including his priorities for the 72nd session of the General ...
Welcoming the Secretary-General's "enhanced engagement" with parties on the issue, the Council reiterated that protection of children should ...
UN Nuclear Inspections Chief Sees No Problems Checking Facilities ... problem," International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano told ...
government leaders, entrepreneurs set to gather in Bahrain for UN forum ... challenges relating to issues such as maternity leave and working ...
Rohingya crisis: UNICEF issues 'child Alert,' outlines urgent action to ... To cope with the crisis, UN relief agencies are working at full tilt, but ...
United Nations, Oct. 18 (IANS): The objective to end poverty by 2030 envisaged in the UN Sustainable Development Goals will never be met ...
At UN, US Envoy Cites 'Laundry List' of Iranian Bad Behavior ... Haley for focusing on the Iran deal and not mentioning the Palestinian issue. ... to all of these efforts, and intend to add another crisis to the regional issues." ...
The UN children's Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday that without immediate additional funding, the agency will not be able to continue providing ...
South Sudanese refugees after crossing into Uganda in June. More than two million people have fled South Sudan and nearly two million have ...
27 September 2017 - Drawing on good practice from around the world, the top United Nation human rights official today launched an unprecedented set of ...
25 September 2017 - The United Nations is crucial to tackling the plethora of problems confronting the world - from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's ...
Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-second ...
The UN and its Member States have many priority issues, but "there are ... Robert Glasser: This is such an important issue. ... So, I am very grateful to my UN colleagues for the impact they are having on this important problem.
United Nations interpreters provide simultaneous translation for a ... every topic on the UN's global agenda - with new issues arising every day.
The UN's decolonisation committee will not accept a petition signed by 1.8 ... "I am the chair of the C24 and the issue of West Papua is not a ...
September 29, 2017 (Juba)- The leading figure of the main South Sudan rebel group (SPLM-IO) Angelina Teny could not attend the general ...
Myanmar security adviser U Thaung Tun addresses the UN Security Council. ... the long-standing issue by prioritising development in impoverished Rakhine over ... the Rohingya problem had negative consequences for UN staff. "An atmosphere was created that talking about these issues was simply not on ...
The UN wants facebook to fix its human trafficking problem ... "We take the issue of human smuggling seriously; offering services to take part in ...
27 September 2017 - Drawing on good practice from around the world, the top United Nation human rights official today launched an unprecedented set of ...
India's foreign minister Sushma Swaraj at UN: "We're fighting poverty, ... be a perfect distraction, as Swaraj deftly pivoted to a more contentious issue. ... Pakistan resolved that they would settle all outstanding issues bilaterally.
Further today, addressing the UN General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign ... "The 2030 Agenda is inextricably linked to many issues that perturb the ... "The issue of human rights and democracy is raised only when the ...
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines claimed a "big victory" following the review of its human rights record before the United Nations Human ...
23 September 2017 - Expressing his faith in the United Nations and its commitment to responding to challenges such ... of Ireland, said that and other issues require the UN to "move from debate to action. ... increasingly intersect, "there are not unilateral solutions to these problems. ... News Tracker: past stories on this issue.
Action, reaction. Within three days of President Donald Trump threatening to "totally destroy" North Korea and calling Iran a "corrupt dictatorship ...


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