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New York, June 4(Just Earth News): UN mourns passing of population agency chief Babatunde Osotimehin, 'a champion of health for all' Secretary-General António Guterres and other senior United Nations officials have paid tribute to Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), who passed away suddenly this morning at the age of 68. more
UN will work with Colombian Government and FARC-EP on extended weapons hand-in deadline

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): The United Nations Mission in Colombia has said that it will comply with new deadlines agreed between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of ...

On day against homophobia, UN officials urge respect for sexual and gender diversity

New York, May 17(Just Earth News): Marking the international day against homophobia, senior United Nations officials on Wednesday called for respect for sexual and gender diversity and urged ...

Chernobyl 31 years on: International cooperation still needed to address consequences, says UN

New York, Apr 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Wednesday commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Cherno ...

Status of declaration on indigenous peoples' rights in spotlight as UN forum opens in New York

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, senior UN officials on Monday underscored the need to do more to ensure ...

Diseases and sexual violence threaten Somalis, South Sudanese escaping famine – UN

New York, Apr 19(Just Earth News): Millions of people are facing the peril of famine in Somalia and South Sudan, and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence fuelling ...

US funding cuts to UN population agency based on ‘inaccurate perception’ – UN chief

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday voiced deep regret at the decision by the United States to cut financial support for the Unite ...

Population ageing and decline ‘key focus’ as UN Commission opens 50th annual session

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): The United Nations advisory body on issues related to population and development on Monday kicked off its annual session, with a focus on changing populatio ...

INTERVIEW: Amid increased suffering, responsibility to protect all the more necessary - UN Special Adviser

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the outcome of the World Summit in which it, inter alia, underscored that each individual State has t ...

DPR Korea facing 'entrenched, largely forgotten' humanitarian crisis, senior UN official warns

New York, Mar 22 (Just Earth News): Over two-thirds of the population in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) suffers from food insecurity, malnutrition, and a lack of acc ...