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Mumbai Categorized As ‘Sprinter’ On UN SDG Progress

Mumbai is among the world cities that have made significant progress on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new global...

Lack Of Drinking Water is a Global Moral Failure: UNGA President

Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, said that the lack of drinking water is a global moral failure...

UN Agencies Call For Urgent Action To Combat Ageism

Leading United Nations agencies are calling for urgent action to combat ageism, which they say harms the well-being of older people and national economies....

With Current Climate Pledges, Global Emissions in 2030 Will Only Be 1% Lower

A United Nations Climate Change report has warned that with all current climate pledges, global emissions in 2030 will only be one per cent...

World Day of Social Justice: Significance and Important Facts To Know

World Day of Social Justice is commemorated every year on 20th February across the globe. This day is designated by the United Nations in...

UNEP Says There Is An Increase In Climate Litigations

Climate litigation cases have spiked in recent years, making the courtroom increasingly relevant to efforts to address climate change around the world, an UN...

As Cimate Change Impact Intensifies, Nations Must Urgently Step Up Actions or Face Costs: UNEP

As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious...

India Kicked off Its 2-Year Tenure In UN Security Council

India kicked off its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) with the country's tricolor being installed at...

World Migratory Bird Day: Bird Species in Danger of Extinction Globally

By Vishal Gulati Migratory bird species are in danger of extinction globally. International cooperation is must. The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Secretariat in Bonn...

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...

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