Geopolitics
New York: The UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) welcomed on Monday, Secretary-General António Guterres' appointment of Jens Wandel as its ad interim chief. more
Security Council hears of ‘trust deficit’ in disputed Abyei region

New York: Although the overall security situation in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan has remained calm, the “trust deficit” between the two main commun ...

UN chief calls for unity to ‘build a peaceful world’, ahead of Ramadan

New York: Highlighting it as a period of compassion and empathy, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday that the holy month of Ramadan is a “time for reflection an ...

Safety of UN workers ‘our top priority’, says Guterres

New York: The UN chief on Friday paid tribute to the dozens of United Nations personnel who have been detained this year while working for the Organization, and those whose whereabouts is ...

Ukraine war: Middle East food prices soaring, as donor fatigue kicks in, Security Council hears

New York: Amid growing donor fatigue and a brutal war in Ukraine that has diverted the world’s attention, the world must not forget millions of people in need across the Middle East ...

UN Human Rights Council pauses session to consider ‘urgent debate’ on Ukraine crisis

New York: The scheduled work of the UN Human Rights Council was halted temporarily on Monday as Member States were called to vote on a request from Ukraine to hold an urgent debate on the ...

Protection of civilians must be priority number one: Antonio Guterres on Ukraine crisis

New York: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday said protecting civilians in Ukraine should be the priority of the world.

Meeting commitments, requires UN to work in ‘lockstep’ with parliamentarians

New York: Global commitments on implementing multilateral agreements were front and centre on Thursday, as the General Assembly President co-hosted hundreds of Parliamentarians from aroun ...

UN’s top court orders Uganda to pay $325 million to DR Congo

New York: Uganda must pay the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) $325 million in reparations related to the brutal conflict between the two nations from 1998 to 2003, the UN’s h ...

More than 50 million worldwide hit by urban conflict

New York: Opening a Security Council debate on how to protect civilians caught up in urban conflict,the UN Secretary-General on Tuesday said that more than 50 million people are currently ...