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New York: Partnerships at local, national, regional and international levels are crucial to ensuring global migration is better managed, the United Nations migration agency chief said Monday in New York. more
UN chief honours those who suffered shameful Transatlantic slave trade, urges respect for dignity of every human being

New York: Honouring those who suffered the brutalities of the Transatlantic slave trade, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the International Day set aside to r ...

Attacks on women journalists on the rise, online and off – UNESCO

New York: Over the past 15 years there has been “a marked increase” in cyber harassment, making the safety of women journalists a major issue for reportage in today’s di ...

Bangladeshis in London demand apology from Islamabad for 1971 genocide, protest outside Pak HC

London: Demanding an apology for committing 1971 genocide, several Bangladeshi nationals on Friday staged a protest outside the Pakistan High Commission in London.

UN agency envoy Cate Blanchett warns of ‘race against time’ as Rohingya refugee camps brace for monsoon rains

New York: As heavy rains and potential cyclones threaten more than one hundred thousand Rohingya refugees living in congested settlements in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, United N ...

With Caribbean still rebuilding after devastating storms, UNICEF helping to boost resilience ahead of next hurricane season

New York: Despite a massive humanitarian effort over the past six months in the Eastern Caribbean, Cuba and Haiti, there is still much work to be done to rehabilitate water and sanitation ...

Promote tolerance, respect diversity, UN chief urges ahead of International Day against racial discrimination

New York:  People worldwide are being encouraged by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to think about how they can better promote tolerance, inclusion and respe ...

Turkey’s 18-month state of emergency has led to profound human rights violations – UN report

New York: The United Nations on Tuesday called on Turkey to end its 18-month-old state of emergency, saying that the routine extension of emergency powers has resulted in “profound& ...

Cameroonians pour into Nigeria, stretching scant resources – UN refugee agency

New York, Mar 21 (JEN): As more and more Anglophone Cameroonians flee a violent crackdown in the region and seek asylum in Nigeria, the United Nations refugee agency warned on Tuesday wit ...

Avoid ‘mutual aggravation’ of the complex link between water scarcity, forced migration, UN agency warns

New York: Severe lack of water affecting two-thirds of the global population for at least part of the year is manifesting into complex challenges, the United Nations food security agency ...