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New York, June 24(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday began a three-day visit to Haiti to reaffirm its support for the Haitian Government and people in strengthening institutions to contribute to the country's stability and development. more
Global narcotics market 'thriving;' range of available drugs diversifying at alarming pace – UN

New York, June 23 (JEN): Of the quarter of a billion people who used drugs in 2015, about 29.5 million – or 0.6 per cent of the global adult population – were engaged in “problematic u ...

Protection of civilians in Syria must be ensured, stresses UN chief Guterres

New York, June 22(Just Earth News): Expressing alarm over the suffering of people Syria, in particular those in Raqqa and in other locations where fighting continues, United Nations Secretar ...

UN chief appoints new envoys on youth; accessibility; and for Haiti

New York, June 21(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday announced the appointment of senior officials as his envoys, respectively, for promoting uni ...

Disarming and reintegrating fighters into society key to sustaining peace – UN officials

New York, June 20(Just Earth News): Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the development of United Nations standards for having former combatants lay down weapons and reintegrate into societ ...

UN Peacebuilding Commission Chair says body is ready to help sustain peace wherever there is need

New York, June 20(Just Earth News): Briefing the Security Council on Monday, the Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission – an intergovernmental advisory body that supports pea ...

General Assembly approves creation of new UN Counter-Terrorism Office

New York, June 16(Just Earth News): The General Assembly on Thursday approved the establishment of a new United Nations office to help Member States implement the Organization's global count ...

UN cooperation with African Union must be institutionalized, less 'ad hoc,' Security Council told

New York, June 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations must move towards a more institutionalized approach for the joint planning, mandating, financing and supporting of African Union (AU) p ...

Closing gender gap at work can open doors to incredible benefits, UN report shows

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): Reducing gender disparities at workplaces by 25 per cent by 2025 could inject nearly $5.8 trillion into the global economy and boost tax revenues, a new r ...

In Kabul, UN chief calls for peace and compassion

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): Expressing solidarity with Afghan people, in the wake of recent violence in the country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday u ...