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New York, Aug 19(Just Earth News): On World Humanitarian Day, the United Nations and its partners are calling on all global leaders to do everything in their power to protect people caught up in conflict, and to stand with the health and aid workers who risk their lives to help them. more
'Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are poisoning our societies' – UN chief

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): Urging people everywhere to speak out against hate speech and hate crimes, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday reiterated his c ...

UN mourns passing of population agency chief Babatunde Osotimehin, 'a champion of health for all'

New York, June 4(Just Earth News): UN mourns passing of population agency chief Babatunde Osotimehin, 'a champion of health for all' Secretary-General António Guterres and other senior U ...

UN will work with Colombian Government and FARC-EP on extended weapons hand-in deadline

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): The United Nations Mission in Colombia has said that it will comply with new deadlines agreed between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of ...

On day against homophobia, UN officials urge respect for sexual and gender diversity

New York, May 17(Just Earth News): Marking the international day against homophobia, senior United Nations officials on Wednesday called for respect for sexual and gender diversity and urged ...

Chernobyl 31 years on: International cooperation still needed to address consequences, says UN

New York, Apr 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Wednesday commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Cherno ...

Status of declaration on indigenous peoples' rights in spotlight as UN forum opens in New York

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, senior UN officials on Monday underscored the need to do more to ensure ...

Diseases and sexual violence threaten Somalis, South Sudanese escaping famine – UN

New York, Apr 19(Just Earth News): Millions of people are facing the peril of famine in Somalia and South Sudan, and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence fuelling ...

US funding cuts to UN population agency based on ‘inaccurate perception’ – UN chief

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday voiced deep regret at the decision by the United States to cut financial support for the Unite ...

Population ageing and decline ‘key focus’ as UN Commission opens 50th annual session

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): The United Nations advisory body on issues related to population and development on Monday kicked off its annual session, with a focus on changing populatio ...