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New York : Following a visit to the Central African Republic, a UN independent expert said that everyone must take all measures necessary to effectively implement the peace agreement that was signed in Bangui a year ago. more
Transitional justice processes critical to lasting peace, Security Council hears

New York : For countries to move forward after conflict or mass atrocities, suffering must be acknowledged and justice served, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights told the Security ...

Both sides in Libya conflict agree need for lasting ceasefire: UN negotiator

New York : The UN negotiator leading talks in Geneva to secure an end to fighting in Libya said on Tuesday that high-ranking officials from both sides of the conflict have agreed on the n ...

‘Spectre of poverty’ hangs over tribes and indigenous groups: UN labour agency

New York: Indigenous and tribal communities are around three times more likely to face extreme poverty than others with women “consistently at the bottom of all social and economic ...

‘This terrible situation cannot be allowed to continue’, UN chief tells world leaders at major Libya summit

New York : Speaking at a major, high-level summit on Libya, held in the German capital Berlin on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres evoked the disastrous humanitarian si ...

Colombia: ‘Significant strides’ towards integrated peace, UN envoy tells Security Council

New York : Colombia has continued to make “significant strides in its peace process”, the top UN envoy in the country told the Security Council on Monday.

Secretary-General upholds value of UN Charter for a world in turmoil

New York : Amid an era of rising geopolitical tensions and declining trust between nations, the United Nations Secretary-General has encouraged countries to “come home” to a d ...

UN envoy appeals for other nations to ‘keep out of Libya’

New York : The top UN official in Libya has delivered a stern message urging other nations to stop intervening in the country’s ongoing crisis.

UN cultural agency chief meets with Iran ambassador amid current tensions

New York : The current tensions across the Middle East and Gulf region and their potential implications for cultural heritage sites were the focus of a meeting on Monday between the head ...

Stop escalation, urges UN chief, as geopolitical tensions reach ‘highest level this century’

New York : The UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on world leaders to de-escalate geopolitical tensions on Monday, which he described as being “at their highest lev ...