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New York: Senior UN officials have welcomed an agreement signed on Monday between military and civilian leaders in Sudan as a “courageous” step forward towards the establishment of democratic rule. more
UN appeals for record $51.5 billion to help 230 million on the brink in 2023

New York: A record $51.5 billion is needed to help 230 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in nearly 70 countries next year, the UN said on Thursday.

UN official calls on Security Council to support a ‘secure, peaceful and prosperous Sahel’

New York: The security situation in the Sahel continues to deteriorate, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Wednesday, explaining that indiscriminate terrorist violence &ldq ...

Sweden: Step up efforts to fight systemic racism, urge UN experts

New York: Sweden should step up efforts to fight systemic racism and focus on strategies to restore trust between police and minority groups, said a UN Human Rights Council-appointed grou ...

UN Resident Coordinators a key link in achieving development goals

As governments grapple with cascading crises involving food, finance, energy, climate and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, UN staff on the ground have been stepping up to help them ad ...

Afghanistan envoy to UN says attacks on Hazaras must be investigated as genocide crime

Naseer Ahmad Faiq, Afghanistan’s representative to the UN, urged the organization’s member states to probe the targeted attacks on Hazara community members as act of genocide. ...

Guterres says Central African Republic must ‘spare no effort’ to help bring killers of UN peacekeepers to justice

New York: The UN Secretary-General has expressed his deep sadness over the death of three peacekeepers from Bangladesh who were killed on Monday in the Central African Republic (CAR), fol ...

Biden denounces Russia’s ‘shameless violation’ of UN Charter, urges world to stand with Ukraine

New York: Strongly denouncing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, United States President Joe Biden warned United Nations Member States on Wednesday that “if a nation can pursue imp ...

Central African Republic President calls for protecting the environment

New York: The current session of the UN General Assembly provides a “solemn opportunity” to consider common challenges that are of serious concern to the future of humanity, P ...

UN meeting upholds need to remember and support victims of terrorism

New York: Advancing the rights and needs of people whose lives have been upended by terrorism is the goal of a two-day meeting that opened at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Th ...