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New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News): No country is immune, and every country bears a responsibility to end corruption, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday, warning that corruption is a “broad barrier” in the path to world's achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. more
Two-thirds of young people in more than 18 countries say they have been bullied – UNICEF poll

New York, Aug 13 (Just Earth News): About 97 per cent of young people believe that bullying is a pervasive problem in their communities, and two-thirds say they have been bullied, a new surv ...

On International Day, UN spotlights indigenous peoples' right to education

New York, Aug 9 (Just Earth News): To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education ...

Fastest population shift in history means ‘make or break’ for Asia-Pacific – UN agency

New York, Apr 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS): If Asia-Pacific countries do not start planning for demographic changes, they will miss out on a unique opportunity to boost growth and investments f ...

Malala Yousafzai urges world leaders at UN to promise safe, quality education for every child

New York, Sept 26 (JEN) Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly alongside 193 youth representatives from the Organization’s 193 Member States, Pakistani education advocate Mal ...

UNICEF and David Beckham unveil digital installation to help bring voices of youth to General Assembly

New York, Sept 25 (JEN) A unique installation that brings the voices of children and young people to the heart of the United Nations General Assembly was unveiled on Thursdayby top UN offici ...

UN projects world population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030

New York, Jul 30 (JEN): The world’s population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as th ...

UN official urges action to reduce exclusion and discrimination disabled people

New York, Jun 10 (JEN): Empowering persons with disabilities and securing their rights will advance society as a whole, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said on Tuesday a ...

South Sudan: UN envoy describes ‘great challenge’ of protecting civilians

New York, May 27 (JEN): Travelling around South Sudan to see efforts made by the United Nations to protect civilians in the country, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative, El ...

Failure to end crisis in Syria 'diminishes us all': UN refugees envoy Angelina Jolie

New York, Mar 15 (JEN) As the Syrian conflict enters its fifth year, it is shameful that even the basic demand for full humanitarian access has not been met, Oscar-winning actress and United ...