united nations organisation]
AFP | , Geneva
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2021 08:06 AM IST
The call comes alongside a major report ahead of US President Joe Biden’s climate summit on Thursday and Friday.
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 09:39 PM IST
- The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said Monday that it found it “stunning” that the report “repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact” and urged the British government to reject its findings.
ANI | , New York
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 06:52 AM IST
Underlining that terrorism is an attack against human rights, India in March said it has been at the forefront of global counter-terrorism efforts and does not see any contradiction between countering terrorism and promotion and protection of human rights.
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 01:55 PM IST
- The Mandalika, located in Lombok's West Nusa Tenggara province, includes a Grand Prix motorcycle circuit, hotels and a golf course, and is part of the "10 New Balis" strategy proposed by President Joko Widodo in 2016 to boost tourism revenues.
ANI | , New York
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 04:29 AM IST
No specific companies were named, but the working group mentioned the sectors of agribusiness, tech, automotive, and textile and garment.
AP | , Panama City
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 03:25 AM IST
While underage migrants made up only about 2% of those using the jungle corridor in 2017, in 2020 children comprised 25% of the migrants making the hard trek on foot, UNICEF's report said.
AFP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 06:59 AM IST
In its first report, an expert team tasked with trying to shed light on one of those mysteries by examining potential meteorological and air quality influences on the spread of Covid-19, found some indications the disease would develop into a seasonal menace.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 02:06 PM IST
- More than 180 protesters have been killed in the southeast Asian nation by security forces trying to crush a wave of demonstrations since the junta seized power, says activist group the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.
PTI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, United Nations
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 08:33 AM IST
Harris voiced concern over the decline of democracy and freedom across the globe in her address to the 65th Session of theUN Commission on the Status of Women.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 10:59 PM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres said that more than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability -- a 20 percent increase in one year -- and “projections for 2021 point to a continuation of this frightening trend.”
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 11:32 AM IST
The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in Congo and its leader Seka Musa Baluku and Mozambique's Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama and its leader Abu Yasir Hassan were also named "specially designated global terrorists."
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 05:41 PM IST
The Sunday blaze at an overcrowded holding facility in Sanaa killed an unconfirmed number of migrants and injured more than 170, over half of them seriously, the International Organization for Migration said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 08:25 PM IST
Safa Msehli, a spokesman for the International Organization for Migration, said the dead were on a rubber boat carrying at least 110 migrants, who embarked from the Libyan coastal town of Zawiya on Friday.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:53 PM IST
The UN Chief stated that now is the time the global coalition committed to net-zero emissions by 2050 is growing, across governments, businesses, investors, cities, regions and civil society.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:54 PM IST
The Southeast Asian country has been in crisis since the army seized power on Feb. 1 and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and much of her party leadership
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:56 PM IST
Born in the northern state of Haryana, Akanksha moved with her family to Saudi Arabia when she was six years old. She studied at York University in Toronto, Canada, where she received a bachelor’s degree in administrative studies.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 01:02 PM IST
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PTI | , United Nations
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Naidu told the meeting that exercising self-defence is a primary right of States to be exercised when the situation is imminent.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Turkey and the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state in the north of the island say that a two-state solution to the Cyprus conflict is the only option that merits a discussion.
Reuters | , Mexico City
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:17 AM IST
New data released by the UN's World Food Program showed nearly 8 million people across the four countries are experiencing hunger this year, up from 2.2 million in 2018.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:29 AM IST
As the world progresses online, a Covid-19 friendly theme has been set up for this year namely “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy”.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 05:50 PM IST
- The theme of this year’s World Social Justice Day is social justice in the digital economy.
PTI | , United Nations
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:33 AM IST
Sinha commenced her tenure as UNCDF Executive Secretary, the highest leadership rank in the institution.
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:21 PM IST
Arora Akanksha, 34, working as an audit coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said she will run for the post of the world’s top diplomat and launched her campaign #AroraForSG this month.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 11:53 AM IST
The Security Council has imposed increasingly tough sanctions on North Korea since its first test explosion of a nuclear device in 2006.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 07:37 AM IST
- Earlier, the US called for dialogue to address the farmers’ protest and backed peaceful demonstrations and freedom of expression. Washington also offered support for reforms that improve and open up India’s markets to attract private investments.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:45 PM IST
According to the academics, the objective was unrealistic even before the pandemic disrupted schooling and increased hardship for millions of children around the world.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:37 PM IST
The International Labor Organization estimated that the restrictions on businesses and public life destroyed 8.8% of all work hours around the world last year.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:38 AM IST
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres too condemned the attack against the convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on Friday near Tessalit in the Kidal region.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:21 AM IST
UN acting envoy for Libya Stephanie Williams told a news conference in Geneva that the advisory committee’s members “have met their responsibility with a constructive spirit, cooperative efforts, and a great deal of patriotism.”