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Empty Desk Array At UN To Highlight Education Loss Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Empty Desk Array At UN To Highlight Education Loss Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The installation on the UN headquarters grounds has been unveiled to urge leaders to prioritize school reopening.

18 September 2021
India Gifts 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses For Peacekeeping Missions, UN Officials Express Gratitude

India Gifts 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses For Peacekeeping Missions, UN Officials Express Gratitude

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is “extremely grateful” for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced...

31 March 2021

Indian Economist Ligia Noronha Appointed As Assistant SG & Head of UNEP NY Office BY UN Chief

Noronha will succeed fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi.

Asked UAE For Proof Of Life For Missing Emirati Princess: UN Human Rights Office

Asked UAE For Proof Of Life For Missing Emirati Princess: UN Human Rights Office

The 35-year-old princess is the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai

19 February 2021

Indian-Origin Employee At UN Declares Candidacy For Secretary-General Position

Antonio Guterres had confirmed last month that he will seek a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation.

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29 January 2021
UN Chief Antonio Guterres Lauds India's Covid-19 Vaccine Assistance To Nations

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Lauds India's Covid-19 Vaccine Assistance To Nations

India has airlifted more than 6 million Covid-19 doses to nine countries in Phase-I under its initiative termed 'Vaccine Maitri'


26 January 2021
Hope Border Tensions Can Be Dialled Down Through Dialogue: UN Chief On India-China Clash

Hope Border Tensions Can Be Dialled Down Through Dialogue: UN Chief On India-China Clash

Indian and Chinese troops were involved in a clash in the high-altitude Naku La region in North Sikkim on January 20


16 January 2021
'Vaccinationalism' Is Self-Defeating: UN Chief Grieves Over 2 Million Covid Deaths

'Vaccinationalism' Is Self-Defeating: UN Chief Grieves Over 2 Million Covid Deaths

According to the coronavirus tracker, the deadly virus has so far claimed 2,008,237 lives and infected 93,816,953 people globally.


16 January 2021
UN Expects To Initiate Process To Elect Next Chief By Jan 31

UN Expects To Initiate Process To Elect Next Chief By Jan 31

The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power


14 January 2021
India Conveys 'Deep Displeasure' To WHO Chief Over Incorrect Map

India Conveys 'Deep Displeasure' To WHO Chief Over Incorrect Map

The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.


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24 December 2020
Covid-19 'Greatest Crisis Of Our Age', Says UN Secretary Antonio Guterres

Covid-19 'Greatest Crisis Of Our Age', Says UN Secretary Antonio Guterres

UN faced worst crisis since WW-II in 75 years, mounted a comprehensive global response to combat the pandemic.


17 December 2020
India Slips But Neighbours Fare Better In Human Development Index: UNDP Report

India Slips But Neighbours Fare Better In Human Development Index: UNDP Report

Human Development Index is the measure of a nation's health, education, and standards of living.


16 December 2020
UN Chief Appoints Siddharth Chatterjee As United Nations Resident Coordinator In China

UN Chief Appoints Siddharth Chatterjee As United Nations Resident Coordinator In China

Resident Coordinators are the UN Secretary-General's representatives for development at the country level.


01 December 2020
235 Million People Will Require Help In 2021 As Pandemic Has Reaped Carnage, Says UN

235 Million People Will Require Help In 2021 As Pandemic Has Reaped Carnage, Says UN

Extreme poverty has risen for the first time in more than a generation, fuelled by Covid-19, conflicts, forced migration and global warming.


17 November 2020
Pakistan Becomes 'Pavlovian' Whenever India Is Mentioned: India At UNGA

Pakistan Becomes 'Pavlovian' Whenever India Is Mentioned: India At UNGA

The Indian envoy was responding to Pakistan's opposition to India's membership in the UN Security Council.


21 October 2020
356 Million Children Living In Extreme Poverty; COVID-19 To Exacerbate: UN

356 Million Children Living In Extreme Poverty; COVID-19 To Exacerbate: UN

UNICEF, World Bank Group warn that any progress made in recent years, has been 'slow-paced, unequally distributed, and at risk' due to the economic impact of...


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21 October 2020
Principle Of Self-Determination Deliberately Misused: India Slams Pak At UN

Principle Of Self-Determination Deliberately Misused: India Slams Pak At UN

India also said that the principle of self-determination was not established by the UN to be used as a justification for undermining the territorial integrity...


17 October 2020
VP Naidu Calls For Building Equitable Society On International Day For Eradication of Poverty

VP Naidu Calls For Building Equitable Society On International Day For Eradication of Poverty

The theme for this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all.


09 October 2020
UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.


09 October 2020
Nobel Peace Prize Goes To UN's World Food Programme

Nobel Peace Prize Goes To UN's World Food Programme

The Nobel Committee said that the coronavirus pandemic has added to the hunger faced by millions of people around the world.


02 October 2020
'India Commits To Build Safe, Secure Post Covid World For Women': Smriti Irani At UN

'India Commits To Build Safe, Secure Post Covid World For Women': Smriti Irani At UN

During the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, the high-level meeting was convened with the overall theme of “Accelerating the realisation of gender...


26 September 2020
'Terrorism Is Pakistan's Only Glory In 70 Years'; India Slams Pakistan At UN

'Terrorism Is Pakistan's Only Glory In 70 Years'; India Slams Pakistan At UN

The strong rebuttal came after Pakistan's PM Imran Khan spoke about India's internal affairs, including the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, during his pre-recorded...


25 August 2020
‘Five Big Lies Of Pakistan Exposed’: Indian Mission At UN

‘Five Big Lies Of Pakistan Exposed’: Indian Mission At UN

"The biggest sponsor of cross-border terrorism against India now tries to masquerade itself as a victim of terrorism by India,” India's Permanent Mission to...


12 August 2020
Amid Heavy Monsoon, UN To Provide Aid To Most Vulnerable Communities In India

Amid Heavy Monsoon, UN To Provide Aid To Most Vulnerable Communities In India

The UN stands ready to provide humanitarian support to the most vulnerable and affected communities in India, said an official of the United Nations.


28 July 2020
Meet Archana Soreng — Young Indian Activist Named By UN Chief To New Advisory Group On Climate Change

Meet Archana Soreng — Young Indian Activist Named By UN Chief To New Advisory Group On Climate Change

The young Indian activist along with other members will advise the UN chief regularly on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the worsening...


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