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107th Day Of Lockdown

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UN rejects Russia's bid to reduce delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria

The resolution needed a minimum of nine 'yes' votes in the 15-member council, but it got support from China, Vietnam and South Africa only

09 Jul 2020 10:55 AM

US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, says he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected

08 Jul 2020 9:44 AM

To prevent outbreaks like COVID-19, zoonotic diseases need to be curbed, says UN

COVID-19 is one of the worst zoonotic disease, but it is not the first. Ebola, SARS, MERS, HIV, Lyme disease preceded it, UNEP Director said

07 Jul 2020 12:41 PM

Pakistan took 'modest steps' to restrain India-focused militant groups: US report

UN Secretary-General says they expect all member states to 'live up' to their obligations under relevant Security Council resolutions

25 Jun 2020 12:58 PM

China's latest virus outbreak likely came from Europe: UN

To date, Chinese officials have identified 158 cases in Beijing in the past week

20 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

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India wins non-permanent UNSC seat after member states overwhelmingly back bid

India said that its overall objective would be reforms in global multilateral institutions.

18 Jun 2020 4:46 PM

India elected UNSC non-permanent member for two years amid COVID-19 pandemic

India, the endorsed candidate from the Asia-Pacific States, won 184 votes out of the 192 ballots cast in the elections.

18 Jun 2020 12:56 PM

Ninth largest recipient of FDI in 2019, India will continue to attract investments: UN

Investments from India are expected to decline in 2020, with largest MNEs revising their earnings down by 25% in early 2020 due to pandemic

16 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

WHO a puppet of China, says Donald Trump

Trump threatened to permanently freeze US funding to the WHO unless "substantive improvements" were made within the next 30 days

19 May 2020 12:41 PM

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

US, meant to pay 27.89% of the peacekeeping budget in UN, cut it to 25% in 2017 and now runs up an annual shortfall of USD 200 million

16 May 2020 9:35 AM

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UN chief urges faith leaders to challenge hate speech

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on faith leaders to promote solidarity based on human rights and human dignity

13 May 2020 2:13 PM

South Korea is an example world should follow on COVID-19 fight: UN

UN Secretary-General Guterres said recovery from the pandemic needs to go hand-in-hand with climate action, just as South Korea is doing now

01 May 2020 8:49 AM

Greta Thunberg donates $100,000 prize money to support children affected by pandemic

The 17-year old activist opined that the coronavirus pandemic is also a child rights issue like the climate crisis

30 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Covid-19 disruptions may lead to 7 million unintended pregnancies: UN

Around 450 million women across 114 low and middle-income countries use contraceptives.

29 Apr 2020 11:55 AM

Violating fundamental rights in the name of Covid would lead to a human rights disaster: UN

Police and other security forces using excessive force to make people abide by lockdowns are reported worldwide

27 Apr 2020 4:45 PM

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UN chief urges Africa to take urgent steps to stem coronavirus growth

Guterres said the UN and African countries are working together in fight against the pandemic.

16 Apr 2020 12:02 PM

Over 180 deaths, 3 deaths across United Nations system worldwide

However, the spokesman did not provide further details or a country-wise break-up of the cases.

14 Apr 2020 12:47 PM

Covid-19 is this century’s global inflection point

In the post-Covid-19 world the institutions of global governance would have to be revisited and remodelled

31 Mar 2020 11:56 AM

Post ICJ hearing, Myanmar has 'softened' stance, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation deal two years ago, but virtually no refugees have been returned to date.

16 Dec 2019 1:48 PM

UN launches humanitarian appeal for nearly USD 29 billion

UN launches USD 29 bn emergency funding appeal.

04 Dec 2019 3:38 PM

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