Development
New York,  In the end, after all was said and done in the marathon of speeches from Heads of State and Government at the General Assembly’s seventy-third annual general debate, it all came down to one thing – the centrality of a strengthened United Nations as the only global forum that can address the multiple challenges facing the world, from conflict resolution to climate change mitigation and sustainable development. more
‘The world we have received also belongs to those who will follow us,’ Holy See tells UN Assembly

New York, The quality of a civilization, depends on how it treats the weak, the indigent, the elderly, the persons with disability, and by the place it gives them in community life, the r ...

Conflict can lead to positive change, ‘if we learn from it’, South Sudan tells UN Assembly

New York, Drawing lessons from conflict – particularly the causes and ultimate resolution – can be a vehicle for positive change, South Sudan’s Vice-President told world ...

Reject passivity and embrace ‘responsibility for our future,’ Lithuania’s President tells UN Assembly

New York, Multilateralism and cooperation must be the focus of dialogue between United Nations Member States as Lithuania’s President warned against ‘nationalism and division& ...

UK’s May stresses global cooperation at UN General Assembly

New York,  United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May warned world leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday that only global cooperation can tackle global challenges such as climate ...

At UN Assembly, Mexico says world headed back to isolationism, protectionist systems

New York, Addressing world leaders on the first day of United Nations General Assembly’s annual general debate, Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, warned against isolat ...

‘Old forms of intolerance are being rekindled,’ unilateralism re-emerging, Brazil warns at UN Assembly

New York, The first Head of State to address the seventy-third general debate of the United Nations General Assembly, Michel Temer, President of Brazil, denounced the rising tide of isola ...

At UN Assembly, Ecuador pledges support for world’s ‘abandoned people’ and persons with disabilities

New York, Taking the podium at the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate, Lenin Moreno Garces, President of Ecuador, opened his address stressing that the principal of &ld ...

Focus on people’s prosperity key to sustainable development, says Kyrgyz leader at UN Assembly

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): Noting that the only source of power in his country is its people, the President of Kyrgyzstan highlighted that the country’s path to sustainable develo ...

Mauritanian minister highlights country’s successful efforts to combat terrorism

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania, Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih, welco ...