Civil Society
New York: While many positive steps have been taken in the Central African Republic (CAR), progress has been too slow and is continually under threat from “those who seek private gains through violence,” the United Nations envoy on the ground told the Security Council on Thursday, underscoring that restoring government authority is “key”, both now and in the long-term. more
Peacekeeping chief highlights challenges facing UN Police

New York: Top cops from across the globe are meeting at United Nations Headquarters this week to chart a vision for the police components deployed to UN peacekeeping missions.

UN chief in Mali to mark determination, dedication, service and sacrifice of peacekeepers

New York: On the eve of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers this Tuesday, in the dimly lit streets of Bamako, the Malian police set out to conduct a night patrol with the ...

Ukraine: UN warns of civilian casualties in

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): Intensified fighting between Government and non-Government forces near densely populated areas in eastern Ukraine is endangering civilians, the senior ...

Bangladeshi national to return home after 19-month stay in Indian shelter home

New Delhi/Hooghly, Jan 24 (Just Earth News): A 38- year-old Bangladeshi woman, who was rescued by police in West Bengal after being found wandering aimlessly, will be finally sent home, t ...

DPI/NGO: 'You have unlimited power' Ban tells youth, rallying support for UN 2030 Agenda

New York, May 31 (Just Earth News): On first day of the sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, ...

DPI/NGO: 'Let us work together to foster education for global citizenship,' Ban tells UN conference

New York, May 31 (Just Earth News):The sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference kicked off on Monday in Gyeongju, Republic of Kor ...

Civil society must be partners in implementing UN sustainability agenda: Ban

New York, Sep 1 (JEN): With speakers of parliament meeting at United Nations Headquarters at a moment when the world is gripped by multiple crises – displacement has soared to all-tim ...

Alarming levels of insecurity in Nigeria driving civilian displacement: UN agency

New York, Jun 13 (JEN): The World Food Programme (WFP) expressed on Friday its particular concern about the consequences of insecurity in Nigeria, which has displaced so far 200,000 people, ...

Kyrgyz law on civil society groups must protect free expression: UN expert

New York, May 27 (JEN): The United Nations rights office called on Tuesday on the Government of Kyrgyzstan to ensure that the freedoms of expression and association are protected in line wit ...