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New York, Mar 28 (Just Earth News): At the start of a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, a senior UN official highlighted that creating a world free of such weapons is a common obligation of all States - both nuclear and non-nuclear - and called for their inclusive engagement. more
UN report explores ways urbanization can be a catalyst for rural development

New York, Mar 28 (Just Earth News): One way to encourage mutually beneficial developments for urban and rural areas alike is to develop value chains and food systems more efficient and inclu ...

On International Day, UN chief Guterres calls on all to stand in solidarity with detained staff

New York, Mar 26 (Just Earth News): On the International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted the challenges that ...

Hoping to build with 'incremental, constructive steps'- UN envoy for Syria

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): Speaking to the media in Geneva yesterday, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said that he is not expecting miracles, breakthroughs or breakdowns but ...

International efforts towards Middle East peace must be matched by steps on the ground - UN envoy

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): Noting that international engagement on reviving the Middle East peace process over the last three months reconfirmed the consensus that the two-state sol ...

Building peace requires culture, education - message of historic UN Security Council resolution

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): Univocally condemning unlawful destruction and pillaging of cultural heritage such as religious sites and artefacts, the United Nations Security Council o ...

Outgoing UN peacekeeping chief praises reduced cost of operations, as agility increases

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): United Nations peacekeeping is becoming more agile and capable, the outgoing chief on Friday said, even as the cost for each peacekeeper fell 16 per cent ...

In cyclone's wake, UN appeals for $20 million to help affected populations in Madagascar

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): The United Nations and humanitarian partners are appealing for $20 million to address the devastating consequences of Cyclone Enawo in Madagascar.

Somalia: A moment of hope amid tragedy, says UN envoy

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Noting that Somalia faces a number of "daunting difficulties" after decades of conflict, a senior United Nations official on Thursday highlighted that the ...

Despite progress, world's most marginalized still left behind - UN development report

New York, Mar 22 (Just Earth News): A flagship United Nations report launched on Tuesday finds that although the average human development improved significantly since 1990, progress is unev ...