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Michelle Bachelet’s office pointed to three “problematic” laws in India that have variously tightened restrictions on NGOs and led to a crackdown on dissent.
WFP won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger around the world and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict.
He argued in a UN speech that COVID-19 is a "wake-up call."
Kamran Yousuf said he sustained leg injuries when he was thrashed by security forces while carrying out his professional duties at Pulwama.
Odisha based activist Soreng was appointed to a six member Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change recently to advise UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Here she reflects on the true meaning of freedom for adivasi communities.
The revised map, which includes Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura, will be sent by the middle of August, a Nepal minister said.
This is the eighth time that India will sit in the most powerful UN organ.
The COVID-19 crisis "would effectively reverse the last two to three years of progress in reducing infant mortality within a single year," a new UN report says.
The COP26 was scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November.
The MEA asserted that the CAA is an internal matter of India.
The UN secretary general said he was “deeply concerned” over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and tensions along the Line of Control.
China had made the fresh pitch to raise the Kashmir issue under “other matters” during closed consultations in the Security Council Consultations Room.
The Swedish activist accused politicians and big business of using “clever accounting and creative PR” to create the appearance of climate action.
The planet’s largest carbon sink is a major focus at the United Nations climate summit in Madrid, Spain.
If political instability is throwing off United Nations climate talks now, what will the next few decades look like?
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad said he had suggested to Modi to resolve issues over Kashmir through “negotiations” rather than by “invasion”.
UNITED NATIONS — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the international community to stand united against terrorism
Actor Olivia Munn and women victimized by gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar also spoke about sexual violence during the United Nations General Assembly.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named as one of four winners of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award, known as Sweden's alternative Nobel Prize. Last Friday, Thunberg was at the United Nations and demanded governments take emergency action.