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UN World Leaders To Make Efforts To Address Global Challenges

Ahead of the high-level meetings of the UN scheduled for Monday, the international community expects world leaders to make collective efforts to address global...

UN Secretary-General Calls For Efforts To Address Air Pollution

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for global efforts to address air pollution. Around the world, nine out of every 10 people breathe unclean...

Global Adoption Of Sustainable Food Systems: UN Environment Program

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) has called for the global adoption of sustainable food systems in a post Covid-19 pandemic world. On Tuesday, Inger Andersen,...

India: The Main Supplier of Medical Goods to UN

UN procurement of goods and services from developing countries, economies in transition and least developed countries reached an all-time high of $12.3 billion or...

World Population May Shrink After Mid-Century

The era of expanding human populations may be ending, according to a new study, with major implications for societies, the economy, and the environment. The...

Vaccinations Against Diseases in ‘Alarming Decline’ Due to COVID-19, Says UN

There has been an alarming decline in the number of children getting vaccinated for such preventable diseases as diphtheria, tetanus, and measles, the United...

Violations of Human Rights in Yemen and the Continuation of Saudi Crimes 

By Amin Bagheri It is natural that when the name of the war comes up or the news of an attack on another country is...

UNHRC Chief Michele Bachelet: India’s Lockdown Has Implementation Challenges

BY ARUL LOUIS While India is fighting to stop the spread of Covid-19, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, on Thursday criticised the...

Last Decade Had seen ‘Backlash’ Against Human Rights: UN Official

The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and LGBT communities, according to a...

UN to Allocate More Funds for War Crimes Inquiries in Syria and Myanmar

The United Nations General Assembly Friday adopted a $3.07 billion operating budget that for the first time includes funding for the investigation of war...

Cost-Sharing is the Key to Global Refugee Crisis: UN

A year after the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Global Refugee Compact to deal with the world refugees crisis, world leaders gathered in...

Increasing Refugee Crisis Makes it Difficult to Provide Aid to Refugees: UN

In his early 20s, Mohammad was a law student who raised bees on his uncle's farm in Syria. But in 2013, he faced a terrible...

UN Wildfire Conference To Focus On Ecological Connectivity

The theme of a major UN wildlife conference dedicated to migratory species in India early next year will be 'Migratory species connect the planet...

WHO Demands Strict Regulations on Vaping Products

The World Health Organization also called WHO is calling for stricter regulations on the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes as more information comes to...

World Leaders Gathering in New York for United Nations Summit on Climate Change

World leaders are gathering Monday in New York for a United Nations summit on climate change as scientists warn much more ambitious action must...

More than 1,000 United Nations Employees Calls for Global Body to Reduce its Carbon Footprint

More than 1,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic...

Concerns Rise Over China’s Stand at United Nations Human Rights Council

Rights activists are increasingly worried that Beijing's influence operations are having a negative impact on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council,...

United Nations, Tech Giants Lead Push for Green Tech Solutions

The United Nations, tech giants and the finance, policy and and science fraternities on Saturday teamed up to push the use of cutting-edge technology...

2015 Agreement to Bring Peace to Ukraine’s East Remains Unimplemented

A 2015 agreement to bring peace to Ukraine's volatile east remains largely unimplemented and civilians are paying the highest price, with more than 3,300...

Claiming Bias, U.S.A. And Israel Pull Out Of UNESCO

 The United States and Israel officially quit of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a...

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Sikkim- Small But Beautiful

By Neha Hegde Here are some places to visit and cherish in the gateway of the Himalayas for all the travel enthusiasts who have Sikkim...