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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 the responsibility to protect its populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. more
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 ...

Long-time Russian Ambassador to UN, Vitaly Churkin, dies suddenly in New York

New York, Feb 21 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council and the General Assembly on Monday mourned the passing of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to Un ...

Teleworking may seem easier, but it could disrupt your work-life balance – UN reports

New York, Feb16(Just Earth News): Using smartphones, laptops and other technology to work from home can be a blessing – it does away with rush hour traffic, for example – but i ...

US should lift measure suspending refugee resettlement, says UN chief Guterres

New York, Feb 2 (Just Earth News): Reacting to the recent suspension by the United States of its longstanding refugee programme, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wedne ...

Population growth in Occupied Palestinian Territory to drive demand for housing, services – UN

New York, Dec 22 (Just Earth News): The number of people living in Gaza is expected to more than double over the next 30 years, according to a report released this month by the United Nation ...

On International Day, UN urges world to stand united against corruption

New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News): No country is immune, and every country bears a responsibility to end corruption, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday, warning that ...

Two-thirds of young people in more than 18 countries say they have been bullied – UNICEF poll

New York, Aug 13 (Just Earth News): About 97 per cent of young people believe that bullying is a pervasive problem in their communities, and two-thirds say they have been bullied, a new surv ...

On International Day, UN spotlights indigenous peoples' right to education

New York, Aug 9 (Just Earth News): To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education ...

Fastest population shift in history means ‘make or break’ for Asia-Pacific – UN agency

New York, Apr 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS): If Asia-Pacific countries do not start planning for demographic changes, they will miss out on a unique opportunity to boost growth and investments f ...