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UN Delegates Asked To Show Vaccine Proof In New York

The City of New York has asked the world leaders attending the upcoming 76th session of the UN General Assembly to show proofs of vaccination.

16 September 2021

Taliban Must Not Allow Use Of Afghan Soil For Terrorism: India

The Security Council resolution has underlined that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists, or to plan or to finance terrorist acts.


UN Appeals For $606M To Aid Afghans For The Rest Of The Year

The agency's 'Flash Appeal' launched Tuesday includes the $413 million from the original appeal that has not been funded and $193 million in new needs through December.


No Consensus In UN Over Libya Mission Mandate Ahead Of Elections

The existing uncertainty creates a fertile ground for spoilers and skeptics to manipulate the situation against the political transition, feeding in the existing tensions in relations between diverse Libyan institutions and...

16 September 2021

Afghanistan On Verge Of Economic Collapse: UN Envoy

The United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan urged the world Thursday to unite to prevent the collapse of the Afghan economy. Following that were her appeals to address fears that the Taliban's Islamic state may spread...


UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres To Convene Meeting On Afghanistan Funding

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric made the announcement Friday and said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will also appeal 'for full and unimpeded humanitarian access to make sure Afghans continue to get the essential...

04 September 2021

UN Promises $1.2 Billion To Afghans In Crisis

Around 8800 Crores worth of Indian Rupee have been promised to Afghans. A high ranking official said, “the funding will throw a lifeline to Afghans” who lack food, health care and protection.

14 September 2021

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Afghanistan Situation To Worsen Due To Drought, COVID-19, Winter: UNICEF

UNICEF director Henrietta Fore said in a statement on Monday that 'this is the grim reality facing Afghan children and it remains so regardless of ongoing political developments'

23 August 2021

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19 August 2021
Pak-Based Terror Groups LeT, JeM Continue To Operate With Impunity: India At UNSC

Pak-Based Terror Groups LeT, JeM Continue To Operate With Impunity: India At UNSC

We must never countenance sanctuaries for terrorists or overlook their raising of resources, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.


16 August 2021
UN Security Council Meet On Afghanistan Following Taliban Takeover

UN Security Council Meet On Afghanistan Following Taliban Takeover

This is the second time UNSC has convened a meeting within a week.


13 August 2021
UN Secretary General Is Meticulous About Tracking Developments In Afghanistan, Says His Spokesman

UN Secretary General Is Meticulous About Tracking Developments In Afghanistan, Says His Spokesman

'We are particularly concerned about the shift of fighting to urban areas, where the potential for civilian harm is even greater,', said Stephane Dujarric,...


09 August 2021
Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM To Chair UNSC Meet, Debate On Maritime Security Today

Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM To Chair UNSC Meet, Debate On Maritime Security Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the first Indian prime minister to preside over a UN Security Council Open Debate


06 August 2021
Under India's Presidency, UNSC To Discuss Situation In Afghanistan

Under India's Presidency, UNSC To Discuss Situation In Afghanistan

Atmar said the UN and the international community must play a greater role to stop the unfolding tragedy in Afghanistan due to Taliban violence and atrocities.


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04 August 2021
UN Security Council Condemns Attacks On Afghan Civilians

UN Security Council Condemns Attacks On Afghan Civilians

The war between the Taliban and Afghanistan's government forces has intensified over the past few months as US and NATO troops complete their pullout from the...


30 July 2021
UN Extends CAR Arms Embargo Despite China Appeal To Lift It

UN Extends CAR Arms Embargo Despite China Appeal To Lift It

The council adopted the resolution, which also extends targeted sanctions on individuals and companies, by a vote of 14-0 with China abstaining


28 July 2021
Three India-Based Enterprises Win UN's 'Best Small Businesses' Award In Global Competition

Three India-Based Enterprises Win UN's 'Best Small Businesses' Award In Global Competition

'Small businesses are the hidden heroes of our food systems, managing at least half of our food economies and keeping food on our plates throughout the...


27 July 2021
India Urges UNSC To Adopt Holistic Approach To Maritime Security Issue Ahead of August Presidency

India Urges UNSC To Adopt Holistic Approach To Maritime Security Issue Ahead of August Presidency

India will assume the rotating Presidency of the UN Security Council on August 1, the country’s first Presidency during its 2021-22 tenure as non-permanent...


24 July 2021
ISIL-K Leaders Likely To Pair With Taliban And Other Militants Who Reject US-Taliban Peace Deal: UN Report

ISIL-K Leaders Likely To Pair With Taliban And Other Militants Who Reject US-Taliban Peace Deal: UN Report

'Its leaders also hope to attract intransigent Taliban and other militants who reject the Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan between the United States...


17 July 2021
Stan Swamy's Death Tarnished India's Human Rights Image : UN Expert

Stan Swamy's Death Tarnished India's Human Rights Image : UN Expert

In a statement issued on Thursday, UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor said Father Swamy’s case should remind all states that human rights defenders and all...


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17 July 2021
India Records Greatest Surge In Number Of Children Deprived Of DTP-1 Vaccine In 2020: UN

India Records Greatest Surge In Number Of Children Deprived Of DTP-1 Vaccine In 2020: UN

Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF showed that 23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines through routine health services...


16 July 2021
Women's Groups Call For UN Peacekeeping Force In Afghanistan

Women's Groups Call For UN Peacekeeping Force In Afghanistan

The letter from the faith leaders also asked the US to increase humanitarian and development aid to Afghanistan “as an important security strategy” to...


29 June 2021
Countries Deploying Cyberspace To Achieve Political, Security-Related Objectives: Foreign Secretary

Countries Deploying Cyberspace To Achieve Political, Security-Related Objectives: Foreign Secretary

The world is already witnessing the use of cyber tools to compromise State security through, inter alia, attacking critical national infrastructure, including...


25 June 2021
UN Accuses Israel Of Violating International Law, Urges To Immediately Halt Building Of Settlements

UN Accuses Israel Of Violating International Law, Urges To Immediately Halt Building Of Settlements

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reports on implementation of a 2016 Security Council resolution that declared settlements have no legal validity, demands...


12 June 2021
Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana And Gabon Elected To UN Security Council

Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana And Gabon Elected To UN Security Council

It will be Albania's first time serving on the council and Brazil's 11th time, which will tie Japan as the country elected to the council for the most two-year...


04 June 2021
Watchdog: Syria Has Likely Used Chemical Weapons 17 Times

Watchdog: Syria Has Likely Used Chemical Weapons 17 Times

After Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, 17 cases of chemical weapons use was detected by U.N Security Council


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