Development
New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its relentless global assault, the UN Secretary-General has urged countries not to let up on their support for peace efforts in conflict-affected countries. more
UN rights chief warns of possible war crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned of possible war crimes in the ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.

Caribbean vital to tackling COVID-19, climate change, UN chief tells regional leaders

New York: The twin crises of COVID-19 and climate change present a once in a generation opportunity for the Caribbean and its development partners to form a new alliance for inclusive, su ...

UN’s mission ‘more important than ever’, Secretary-General says at UN Day ceremony

New York: Seventy-five years after world leaders united to promote global peace and progress through cooperation, representatives from the international community stood in the UN General ...

Secretary-General underscores value of UN partnerships in Southeast Asia

New York: At a time of global challenge and uncertainty, partnership between the United Nations and regional bodies remains indispensable, the UN Secretary-General told foreign ministers ...

Transitional President in Mali appoints new Prime Minister, top UN official tells Security Council

New York: Mali’s transitional President has appointed a new Prime Minister, the UN’s top official in the West African country told the UN Security Council on Thursday, detaili ...

Nagorno-Karabakh: UN rights chief calls for urgent ceasefire as hostilities mount

New York: Amid escalating hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights appealed on Friday for an urgent ceasefire and for greater protectio ...

UN chief condemns continuing escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General has condemned the continuing escalation of violence in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, reminding all sides of their obligations under in ...

UNGA: 39 countries target China over its policy towards Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Geneva: As many as 39 nations have condemned China's policy towards people in Hong Kong and Xinjiang regions.

UN Middle East envoy urges sides to engage ‘before it is too late’

New York: Israeli and Palestinian leaders, and their international partners, must urgently resume peace efforts “before it is too late”, UN Middle East envoy Nikolay Mladenov ...