A week ago on September 15, Guterres had received a letter from the currently accredited Afghan ambassador, Ghulam Isaczai, stating that he and other members of his team, still occupying the Afghan mission at the United Nations, will represent Afghanistan in UNGA.
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres received a communication on September 15 from the currently accredited Afghan Ambassador, Ghulam Isaczai, with the list of Afghanistan's delegation for the assembly's 76th annual session.
Britain's U.N. Ambassador Barbara Woodward, who called for the closed briefing by U.N. special envoy James Swan, expressed serious concern about 'the rising tensions between the prime minister and the president.'
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The world will need to engage with the Taliban to some extent, despite disappointment with the new all-Taliban Cabinet that defied earlier promises it would be inclusive.
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.
Mu - also known by its scientific name as B.1.621 - was first identified in Colombia in January 2021, and since then, there have been "sporadic reports" of cases and some larger outbreaks in South America and Europe
About one third of the country's population of 38 million doesn't know if they will have a meal every day, according to Ramiz Alakbarov, the UN's humanitarian chief in Afghanistan.
The massive US-led airlift is winding down, with many Western nations having completed their own evacuation efforts ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
The assessment released on Tuesday says there were about 68,000 new deaths reported globally, with Europe and the Americas registering increases of about 10 per cent.
The "KAZIND-21" exercise will be conducted at a Kazakh training node in Aisha Bibi in Kazakhstan, where a total of 90 personnel from the Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army will participate
'We are particularly concerned about the shift of fighting to urban areas, where the potential for civilian harm is even greater,', said Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
The world would face a climate catastrophe unless urgent action is agreed this year, warned the Indian-origin UK cabinet minister Alok Sharma.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the first Indian prime minister to preside over a UN Security Council Open Debate
The report will provide governments with up-to-date facts on the current impacts and future risks of global warming ahead of a UN climate summit in November in Glasgow.
President Xi Jinping, who made the announcement, also promised to donate USD100 million to COVAX, the program that aims to distribute vaccines to low- and middle-income countries.
Last month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in Tashkent that Russia will continue to work with India and other countries which can influence the situation in Afghanistan.
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 war-torn country.
In this image taken from video provided by UN Web TV, Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minister of Japan, remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message at UN headquarters.Photo by AP/PTI
Albania Prime Minister Edi Rama addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters.Photo by AP/PTI
In this image taken from video provided by UN Web TV, Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message at UN headquarters.Photo by AP/PTI
Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah addresses the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.Photo by AP/PTI
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands with Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Garneau to announce that Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been released from detention in China, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.Photo by AP/PTI
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