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New York: The UN World Food Programme, WFP, said on Monday that it will have no choice but to make further food ration cuts soon for refugees. more
UN’s Bachelet concerned over Ukraine orphans ‘deported’ to Russia for adoption

New York: The UN’s top rights official expressed her concern on Wednesday at reports that Ukrainian children have been “forcibly deported” from the country’s embat ...

Five countries elected to serve on UN Security Council

New York: Five countries have been elected to serve as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council following a vote in the General Assembly on Thursday.

UN and Tajikistan reaffirm ‘strong partnership’ in new cooperation agreement

New York: During a visit to Tajikistan, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed congratulated the country on its 30th anniversary of UN Membership and attended a Cooperation Framework sig ...

‘Courage and conviction’ of youth needed for successful crime fighting solutions

New York: Young people are “disproportionately viewed as the primary perpetrators of crime”, despite often being the most vulnerable, the UN General Assembly President told a ...

Afghan authorities urged to address serious human rights challenges

NEW YORK: Afghanistan is at a crossroads and the de facto authorities, the Taliban, must pursue a path towards stability and freedom for all citizens, especially women, the UN independent ...

UN Syria Commission: ‘unconscionable to consider closing last border crossing’

New York: The UN Syria Commission of Inquiry said on Thursday that not extending current cross-border aid to Syria along the remaining route, would be a “failure of the highest orde ...

UN Rights Chief’s credibility at stake in China visit: HRW

Geneva: The upcoming visit to China by the United Nations high commissioner for human rights should highlight the need for justice for victims of violations and accountability for those r ...

Pakistan water crisis: Sindh human rights group to protest outside UN Office

Islamabad: Jeay Sindh Freedom Movement (JSFM), a human rights group, has decided to demonstrate in front of the UN office in New York against the water shortage in Pakistan that has led t ...

Sustainable Development Goals in peril due to overseas aid cuts: Guterres

New York: Recent deep cuts to overseas aid budgets by governments, will have “direct, negative impacts” on the ability of the world to reach the 2030 Sustainable Development G ...