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
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
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
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
To date, Chinese officials have identified 158 cases in Beijing in the past week
20 Jun 2020 2:43 PM
India said that its overall objective would be reforms in global multilateral institutions.
18 Jun 2020 4:46 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Around 450 million women across 114 low and middle-income countries use contraceptives.
29 Apr 2020 11:55 AM
Police and other security forces using excessive force to make people abide by lockdowns are reported worldwide
27 Apr 2020 4:45 PM
Guterres said the UN and African countries are working together in fight against the pandemic.
16 Apr 2020 12:02 PM
However, the spokesman did not provide further details or a country-wise break-up of the cases.
14 Apr 2020 12:47 PM
In the post-Covid-19 world the institutions of global governance would have to be revisited and remodelled
31 Mar 2020 11:56 AM
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 USD 29 bn emergency funding appeal.
04 Dec 2019 3:38 PM