New York, Mar 6 (JEN): Iran is implementing a series of commitments under the nuclear agreement reached with key countries in 2015, the head of the United Nations nuclear energy agency said Monday.
New York, Feb 14 (JEN): Amid a global rise in hunger and poverty on back of the impacts of climate change and conflict, the United Nations rural development agency today announced an ambitious target to generate resources to fund loans and grants to enable millions in developing countries strengthen their food security and livelihoods.
New York, Sept 26(Just Earth News): Underscoring that the â€œunprecedentedâ€ progress achieved by human kind over the last decades cannot be taken for granted, Norway called for continued international cooperation to safeguard the achievements and to ensure that they remain sustainable.
New York, Feb 2 (Just Earth News): Not enough exercise contributes to cancer, diabetes, depression and other non-communicable diseases, according to the United Nations health agency, which is urging people to get up and get active.
New York, Dec 12 (IBNS): Former Prime Minister of Portugal AntÃ³nio Guterres was on Monday sworn in as the new United Nations Secretary-General, succeeding Ban Ki-moon.
New York, Nov 1 (Just Earth News): Highlighting that the humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate despite the efforts of relief actors, the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen called on all parties to recommit themselves to the promises made earlier and to engage fully and constructively with the UN-mediated peace process.
New York, Aug 18 (Just Earth News): While two new reports released on Thursday as part of a new global strategy by the United Nations refugee agency found an overall drop in the total number of refugee children detained in 12 focus countries, they also revealed mixed progress in two critical target areas: ensuring alternatives to detention, and improving detention conditions.
New York, Aug 1 (Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief on Monday expressed serious concern that Iraq has created a committee to accelerate implementation of death sentences.
New York, July 29 (Just Earth News): Citing persisting instability in number of African countries â€“ from South Sudan to Mali and Libya, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday stressed that building peace and restoring institutions in post-conflict settings are long-term processes that must be rooted in a countryâ€™s historical, political, social, cultural and economic contexts.
New York, July 26 (Just Earth News): Recent fighting in South Sudan has forced 37,491 people to flee to Uganda in the past three weeks, averaging more than 4,000 a day in the past week, the United Nations refugee agency warned on Tuesday.
New York, July 22 (Just Earth News): Some 26,500 South Sudanese, mostly women and children, have crossed into Uganda since fighting between rival forces erupted in and around the capital, Juba, on 7 July, the United Nations refugee agency reported on Friday.
New York, July 17 (Just Earth News): The United Nations-supported Yemeni peace talks continued in Kuwait on Saturday after several weeks of daily sessions and two weeks of intensive consultations with regional and political leaders, the UN envoy for the country has said.
New York, July 12 (Just Earth News): Globally, new HIV infections among adults and children have been reduced by 40 per cent since the peak in 1997, but the decline among adults has stalled for at least five years, according to a new report from the United Nations agency leading the worldâ€™s HIV/AIDS response.
New York, July 2 (Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations mission in Liberia on Friday lauded the people and Government of Liberia for reassuming full control of the country's security for the first time since its civil war ended 13 years ago.
New York, June 30 (Just Earth News): With an agreement on the guiding principles for the Yemen peace talks, United Nations Secretary-Generalâ€™s Special Envoy on Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, on Wednesday announced that the UN-supported talks will enter a new phase for the next two weeks.