Civil Society

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): Intensified fighting between Government and non-Government forces near densely populated areas in eastern Ukraine is endangering civilians, the senior United Nations humanitarian representative in the country told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday.

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Bangladeshi national to return home after 19-month stay in Indian shelter home

New Delhi/Hooghly, Jan 24 (Just Earth News): A 38- year-old Bangladeshi woman, who was rescued by police in West Bengal after being found wandering aimlessly, will be finally sent home ...

DPI/NGO: 'You have unlimited power' Ban tells youth, rallying support for UN 2030 Agenda

New York, May 31 (Just Earth News): On first day of the sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, ...

DPI/NGO: 'Let us work together to foster education for global citizenship,' Ban tells UN conference

New York, May 31 (Just Earth News):The sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference kicked off on Monday in Gyeongju, Republic of Kor ...

Civil society must be partners in implementing UN sustainability agenda: Ban

New York, Sep 1 (JEN): With speakers of parliament meeting at United Nations Headquarters at a moment when the world is gripped by multiple crises – displacement has soared to all-tim ...

Alarming levels of insecurity in Nigeria driving civilian displacement: UN agency

New York, Jun 13 (JEN): The World Food Programme (WFP) expressed on Friday its particular concern about the consequences of insecurity in Nigeria, which has displaced so far 200,000 people, ...

Kyrgyz law on civil society groups must protect free expression: UN expert

New York, May 27 (JEN): The United Nations rights office called on Tuesday on the Government of Kyrgyzstan to ensure that the freedoms of expression and association are protected in line wit ...

Civilians in Yarmouk facing vulnerability of highest severity: UN agency

New York, May 19 (JEN): As the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees in the Middle East continued humanitarian operations in around the Yarmouk Camp, deep concerns remained ab ...

On International Day, UN chief calls for efforts to 'fill world with happiness'

New York, Mar 21 (JEN) Happiness for the entire human family is one of the main goals of the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared, as the Organization kicked-off its globa ...

On International Day, UN urges efforts to support South-South cooperation

New York, Sept 13 (JEN) Cooperation between and among developing countries offers a path to balancing growth and equity, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday, marking the United Nat ...