Thu, Apr 15, 2021

United-Nations News
  • US must pay UN dues of peacekeeping budget: Ex-officials US must pay UN dues of peacekeeping budget: Ex-officials

    Three retired senior officials of the US Department of State have urged the current administration to pay the arrears the country owes to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping budget.

  • UN chief warns that use of IEDs is increasing globally UN chief warns that use of IEDs is increasing globally

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the use of improvised explosive devices is increasing as conflicts become more urbanised and armed groups proliferate, and he urged nations to work...

  • India has sensitized OHCHR about activities of Sikhs for Justice: MEA India has sensitized OHCHR about activities of Sikhs for Justice: MEA

    Amid reports that the UN has received a donation from the pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice, India on Friday said it has conveyed its concerns and sensitised the Office of the United Nations...

  • UN chief calls for bold measures to tackle debt crisis UN chief calls for bold measures to tackle debt crisis

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for urgent, bold measures to address an emerging debt crisis caused largely by Covid-19.

  • Kenya wants United Nations agency to shut down refugee camps Kenya wants United Nations agency to shut down refugee camps

    Kenya says it has given the United Nations 14 days to come up with a plan to close refugee camps in the country that host hundreds of thousands from war-torn neighboring nations.

  • UN chief calls for halt to violence and abuse against Asians UN chief calls for halt to violence and abuse against Asians

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for a halt to all violence against Asians and people of Asian descent, the United Nations said. UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq on Monday said the...

  • UN says no international staff left in North Korea UN says no international staff left in North Korea

    A UN spokesman said the world body in North Korea has been left with no international staff, who are now working remotely. Despite claiming to be coronavirus free, North Korea has sealed off its...

  • UN launches 1st online platform on migration UN launches 1st online platform on migration

    The UN Network on Migration has launched its first online platform to share knowledge, expertise, good practices and initiatives on migration-related issues, the International Organization for...

  • UN urges Lebanon to accelerate cabinet formation UN urges Lebanon to accelerate cabinet formation

    The UN Security Council has urged Lebanon's political forces to accelerate cabinet formation and undertake necessary reforms to put the country on the path of recovery, according to a top official of...

  • UN ready to facilitate Nile dam agreement UN ready to facilitate Nile dam agreement

    The UN is ready to facilitate an agreement between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile river, according to a spokesman of the world body.