Development

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday kicked off in Geneva a dialogue on protection challenges with a stark warning: the tragedy of forced displacement has deepened – one year after the world pledged to improve its response to refugee situations.

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UN and partners launch $4.4 billion regional appeal for more than five million Syrian refugees

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): A more than $4 billion appeal has
been launched to support what one senior United Nations official
called on Tuesday “a lost ge ...

UN aid official in Yemen urges lifting of blockade, says millions a ‘step away from famine’

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): The continuing blockade of ports in Yemen must be lifted, a senior United Nations humanitarian official on Monday urged, calling for greater access t ...

On International Day, UN agency urges greater investment for sustainable agriculture in mountains

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): On International Mountain Day, the United Nations food security agency has called for greater focus on sustainable agriculture in highland regions ar ...

Peaceful conduct of elections 'historic moment' for Nepal, says UN chief

New York, Dec 10(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the holding of the two-phased State and Federal elections and congratulates the ...

'Genocide should not be part of our present or our future,' UN adviser says on day to honour victims

New York, Dec 10(Just Earth News): The United Nations office that coordinates efforts on genocide prevention has launched an appeal for Member States to ratify the 1948 genocide conven ...

UN chief calls for $1 billion in donor contributions to emergency response fund

New York, Dec 9(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday called for $1 billion in donor contributions to the Organization’s Central Em ...

Gaza: UN official releases funds to enable life-saving aid programmes in enclave

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): A senior United Nations aid and development official in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) on Friday released $2.2 million to support health, fo ...

Conflicts, drought drive hunger despite strong global food supply – UN agriculture agency

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News):  Despite strong global food supply, localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, the

Global cooperation vital to maximize benefits of migration, says UN envoy

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Commitment and cooperation from the global community is critical to maximize the benefits of migration and to overcome its challenges, said a senior U ...