Geopolitics
New York: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be the greatest shared global challenge since the UN’s founding 75 years ago, according to the annual Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization, published on Thursday. more
Afghanistan: UN High Commissioner for Refugees arrives in Kabul to assess humanitarian needs

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi announced on Monday that he arrived in the Afghan capital of Kabul to assess Afghanistan's humanitarian needs.

Burkina Faso: UN chief condemns deadly attack on northern town, 80 reported dead

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned an armed attack on a convoy near the town of Arbinda, in the north of Burkina Faso, on Wednesday, which has reportedly ...

UN chief says race to reach SDGs ‘can and must’ be turned around

New York: The COVID pandemic has taken four million lives, devastated the global economy, pushed a further 124 million people into extreme poverty and continues to inflict profound suffer ...

US congressional body agency asks UN to move on investigation of alleged human rights abuses in China

Washington: A US congressional body has asked United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to act on recommendations by UN-appointed monitors and take special measures to inve ...

‘Highest standards of conduct’ required for successful UN peacekeeping

New York: Successful peacekeeping requires the “highest standards of conduct” by civilian and uniformed peacekeepers, the UN chief told a High-Level Meeting this week on Stren ...

UN chief urges European Parliament to support COVID vaccines for all

New York: The European Union (EU) must use its leverage to ensure people everywhere have access to COVID-19 vaccines, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.

Myanmar: Timely support and action by Security Council 'really paramount', says UN Special Envoy

New York: The UN Special Envoy for Myanmar said on Friday she has called for timely action from the Security Council in response to the ongoing crisis in the Southeast Asian country stemm ...

Counting down to Peace Day, UN chief urges: Stand up against hatred and care for planet

New York: Every year on 21 September, the United Nations invites people around the world to celebrate peace by observing 24 hours of ceasefire and non-violence. On Sunday, the UN chief ki ...

UN elects five new members to serve on the Security Council

New York: Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were elected by the 75th session of the General Assembly on Friday to serve as non-permanent members of th ...