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New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): A senior United Nations political affairs official on Wednesday highlighted at the Security Council some positive developments on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, particulalry on intra-Palestinian reconciliation efforts. more
UN chief announces trip to Central African Republic, where crisis is 'far from media spotlight'

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): Speaking to the press at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, Secretary-General António Guterres announced that he will be travelling to the Central ...

Quebec municipal elections: Low pay, difficult working hours sees a drop in candidature

Montreal, Oct 19 (JEN): Low wages and difficult working hours are forcing candidates to drop off their names from the upcoming municipal elections in Quebec, said a report by The Canadian Pr ...

Myanmar: Plight of refugees focus of top UN political official’s meetings

New York, Oct 18(Just Earth News): Concluding a visit to Myanmar, the top United Nations political official has underscored the importance of accountability and non-discriminatory rule of la ...

UN report outlines path towards closing gender gap, realizing reproductive health rights

New York, Oct 18(Just Earth News): Vast inequalities threaten economies, communities and nations, trapping people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization, the United Nations said on Tuesda ...

China: Communist Party meeting begins in Beijing, Xi expected to retain post

Beijing, Oct 18 (JEN): The political fest has begun in the Chinese capital, Beijing, on Wednesday morning.

Secretary-General welcomes launch of new UN mission in Haiti

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterrs welcomed the establishment Monday of the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), following t ...

UN General Assembly elects new members to the Human Rights Council

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): The General Assembly on Monday elected, by secret ballot, 15 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the highest intergovernmental body in the United ...

Kicking off ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent’s potential

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, Secretary-General Ant ...

UN envoy discusses implementation of intra-Palestinian agreement with Prime Minister Hamdallah

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Meeting the Palestinian Prime Minister on Monday, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, and discusse ...