Development
New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday denounced the  “high human cost”, of the recent unrest in Ecuador and urged all actors in the South American country to engage in dialogue to prevent new conflicts and forge an inclusive society “with full respect for its multicultural nature”. more
Ecuador: UN ‘stands ready’ to support talks, in bid to end political turmoil

New York: Amid violent street protests that have rocked Ecuador’s Government, fomenting a political crisis, the UN Secretary-General has voiced his concern, saying the Organization ...

At UN Assembly, Ecuador pledges support for world’s ‘abandoned people’ and persons with disabilities

New York, Taking the podium at the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate, Lenin Moreno Garces, President of Ecuador, opened his address stressing that the principal of &ld ...

HABITAT III: ‘A human-centred city is a culture-centred space’ says UNESCO report

New York, Oct 19 (Just Earth News): With top diplomats and urban development experts gathered this week in Quito, Ecuador, for a major United Nations conference on green, clean urban spaces, ...

Colombia: UN refugee agency urges civilian safety amid rising displacement in country's western region

New York, May 14 (Just Earth News): Armed clashes between illegal groups fighting for territory in western Colombia are driving a growing number of mostly Afro-Caribbean and indigenous peopl ...