Development
New York, Oct 20(Just Earth News): Despite an increasingly complex global security environment and an unprecedented increase in direct attacks against the United Nations, the number of casualties among UN civilian personnel has declined, Secretary-General António Guterres has said. more
UN and partners launch campaign to tackle new fungus strain threatening world’s bananas

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Wednesday that it is working with partners to help protect the world’s banana cro ...

With ‘cautious optimism,’ UN political official reports positive developments on Middle East peace

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): A senior United Nations political affairs official on Wednesday highlighted at the Security Council some positive developments on the Palestinian-Israeli c ...

UN chief announces trip to Central African Republic, where crisis is 'far from media spotlight'

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): Speaking to the press at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, Secretary-General António Guterres announced that he will be travelling to the Central ...

Myanmar: Plight of refugees focus of top UN political official’s meetings

New York, Oct 18(Just Earth News): Concluding a visit to Myanmar, the top United Nations political official has underscored the importance of accountability and non-discriminatory rule of la ...

UN report outlines path towards closing gender gap, realizing reproductive health rights

New York, Oct 18(Just Earth News): Vast inequalities threaten economies, communities and nations, trapping people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization, the United Nations said on Tuesda ...

Secretary-General welcomes launch of new UN mission in Haiti

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterrs welcomed the establishment Monday of the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), following t ...

On International Day, UN chief urges action to address root causes of poverty

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Highlighting the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to ensure a life of dignity for all, United Nations Secretary-General António G ...

UN General Assembly elects new members to the Human Rights Council

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): The General Assembly on Monday elected, by secret ballot, 15 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the highest intergovernmental body in the United ...

Kicking off ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent’s potential

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, Secretary-General Ant ...