Geneva/UNI: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk issued an open letter to Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, saying "ensure human rights are central to the management of Twitter".
United Nations/UNI: At a time of unprecedented challenges and upheaval, "solutions lie in solidarity," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday in a message commemorating the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation.
New York: The “unprecedented” truce in Yemen has so far led to a reduction in fighting and other positive developments, but action is needed on its full implementation and to address rising humanitarian needs and insecurity, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday.
Washington: Beijing is against Washington's draft UN resolution on sanctions against North Korea, Chinese Ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun told reporters.
Geneva/IBNS: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday challenged the United Nations to "act immediately" or "dissolve yourself altogether" during his virtual address in which he showed a harrowing video of dead bodies that he claimed were victims of Russian atrocities.
New Delhi/UNI: Amid the war between Russia and Ukraine, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold public hearings considering the impact of Russia's invasion in Ukraine on Mar 7 and 8.
Kathmandu, Nepal: The Rastriya Ekata Abhiyan, a Nepalese civic society, has handed over a memorandum to the United Nations Office where they said China has encroached on Nepal’s land.
New York/UNI/Sputnik: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned this week’s deadly attack on a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province that took the lives of dozens of people.
Bamkao/UNI/Xinhua: A United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) peacekeeper was killed and three were seriously injured following the explosion of an improvised explosive device in the northeast of Mali, a UN official said.
New York: International recognition of the Taliban was not currently under consideration, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders here for the UN General Assembly.
New York: The United Nations Security Council Tuesday voted to grant Secretary General Antonio Guterres a second term.
New York/IBNS: Abdulla Shahid, foreign minister of the Maldives, was elected the President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly with three-fourth majority, garnering 143 votesout of the 191 ballots cast.
United Nations/Sputnik: Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Washington/UNI: The United Nations and the US State Department have both condemned Myanmar's military rulers for their reported use of force against protesters.
New York: The United Nations Secretary-General and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission have reiterated their commitment to continue to support Sudan consolidate peace as the AU-UN hybrid peacekeeping mission in the country’s Darfur region ends its operations on Thursday.