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New York, Nov 23 (JEN): On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, United Nations Secretary-General recalled his own “indelible” meeting as a teenager with the United States leader that inspired him to enter public service. more
UN urges European Union to revisit migration polices

New York, Oct 12 (JEN): In the aftermath of a one of deadliest migrant-ship disasters in recent history, the United Nations refugee agency on Friday urged wider responsibility-sharing among ...

Ban puts forward recommendations to ‘make migration work’

New York, Oct 4 (JEN) The General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development opened on Thursday in New York with a call from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to i ...

UN spotlights migrants’ contribution to societies

New York, Oct 3 (IBNS) United Nations officials on Wednesday highlighted the plight of international migrants, stressing that countries should increase efforts to protect their rights while ...

Brazil offers visas for Syrian refugees

New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency Friday welcomed Brazil’s announcement that it will provide special humanitarian visas for Syrians and other nationals aff ...