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India votes in favour of Palestine's bid to get full membership at UN

India Friday voted in favour of a draft UN General Assembly resolution that considered Palestine qualified to be admitted as a full member of the United Nations and recommended that the Security Council "reconsider" the matter "favourably".

UN General Assembly adopts 'landmark' resolution on promoting artificial intelligence

The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a landmark resolution on the promotion of “safe, secure and trustworthy” artificial intelligence (AI) systems that will also benefit sustainable development for all.

India’s global leadership applauded at UNGA: A beacon of solidarity and humanity

India received resounding praise from leaders across the Global South at a special event hosted by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on the sidelines of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

India’s global leadership applauded at UNGA: A beacon of solidarity and humanity

India received resounding praise from leaders across the Global South at a special event hosted by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on the sidelines of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

We can’t keep putting the interest of the few before the lives of many, Mia Mottley says at UN

“Are we going to be too late for the SDGs?” Mia Mottley asked world leaders at the UN General Assembly on Friday, challenging them to “summon the determination to make the fundamental governance changes” that will turn the vision of sustainable development for all into a 21st century reality.

Equality among states is non-negotiable, France says at UN

At the UN on Thursday, French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna declared that her country defends the principle of equality between states – “a principle that no one can or must compromise” – and supports “African solutions to crises in Africa”.

At UN Assembly, Nepali Prime Minister urges focus on common goals

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Thursday, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister of Nepal emphasized the importance of collective action in tackling global challenges through peaceful means and diplomatic dialogue.

European Council President says it’s time to put multilateralism back solid ground

The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, appealed on Thursday to the international community to protect the principles of the UN Charter, reform the Organization’s governance structures and double down on efforts to fight the climate crisis.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: UN calls for ‘credible and durable’ end to fighting in flashpoint region

A senior UN official told the Security Council on Thursday that the wellbeing of civilians caught up in the long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan should be the “overriding priority” following renewed fighting.

‘World's breadbaskets’ are sinking, General Assembly chief warns

Although small island States are the most vulnerable to rising sea levels, the scope of those impacted is much wider, the President of the UN General Assembly warned on Thursday.

Ukraine-Russia conflict: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Moscow's Security Council veto undermines world body

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday called for expanding the UN Security Council and reforming the right of veto granted to its permanent members, in his first in-person address around the iconic horseshoe table.

UN sets out bold solutions to rescue SDG finance

Taking urgent steps to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, world leaders launched a high level dialogue on Financing for Development on Wednesday.

War in Sudan: ‘Brutal fight’ must end as civilian suffering intensifies

Civilians continuing paying a heavy price as the “senseless violence” between rival militaries continues in Sudan, the UN’s political affairs chief said on Wednesday.

On UNGA margins, world leaders bolster bedrock of international law

At the heart of global diplomacy within the iconic UN Headquarters in New York, another significant yet often less featured deliberation is unfolding this week: the Treaty Event.

Debt crisis in developing countries weighing down SDG push, Rwanda’s Kagame warns

In his address to the UN General Assembly in New York, Rwandan President Paul Kagame discussed the lack of progress toward achieving Sustainable Deveopment Goals (SDGs), reducing conflict around the globe, and finding ways to boost international cooperation.