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New York, Apr 27(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday warned that progress made in eliminating the world’s declared stockpiles of chemical weapons is threatened by belligerents in the Middle East. more
Indigenous peoples are ‘moral compass of humanity,’ special UN General Assembly meeting told

New York, Apr 26(Just Earth News): Endorsement of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples does not equal implementation, speakers told the UN Gen ...

UN migration agency releases funding for emergency response to Congolese fleeing Kasaï

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): The United Nations migration agency released emergency funding in the amount of $100,000 to kick-start relief operations in Angola for the 1.1 million Cong ...

UN-led conference to mobilize global action to avert 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Yemen

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): The United Nations together with the governments of Sweden and Switzerland will convene a one-day conference in Geneva, tomorrow, to draw global attentio ...

UN calls for probe and accountability following possible landmine blast in eastern Ukraine

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Monday called for an investigation into a possible landmine explosion in eastern Ukraine after a member of the Organization for Secur ...

In the name of God

The practice of condemning an individual or a particular group for following 'certain religious practices' in the name of blasphemy has intensified acts of violence in Pakistan. In the lates ...

Mizoram: Managing Irritants

On April 15, 2017, State Home Minister R. Lalzirliana reiterated that the Mizoram Government was ready to carry out repatriation of Bru (also known as Reang) families lodged at six relief ca ...

UN refugee agency sending urgent relief items for Congolese civilians fleeing to Angola

New York, Apr 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency is shipping tents, mosquito nets and other essential relief items to Angola, where some 9,000 refugees from the Democrati ...

UNICEF calls for action to prevent more deaths in Central Mediterranean as attempted crossings spike

New York, Apr 22(Just Earth News): Noting increases in number of migrants, including children, attempting to reach European shores using the Central Mediterranean route, and consequent rise ...

All sides in Syria crisis felt impact of ‘horrific’ weekend attack on evacuee convoy, says UN envoy

New York, Apr 21(Just Earth News): Speaking to journalists after a meeting of the Humanitarian Taskforce (HTF), Staffan de Mistura, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, stated that th ...