How to Combat drug menace

India, June 27 -- Drug menace is so alarming worldwide that the special session of UN General Assembly on drug policy, which was scheduled to take place this year was brought forward to take place in ... Read More

State CVOs appeal PM to ratify UN convention

Manipur, June 27 -- Several CVOs of the State have appealed the prime minister of India to urgently ratify 'the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhumane and Degrading Treatm... Read More

Climate justice

Manipur, June 27 -- The UN backed global save the environment campaign slogan is "Your Planet Needs You: Unite to Combat Climate Change". It is both an appeal to every one of our consciences as well a... Read More

President seeks Thailand, Brunei's support for Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh, June 26 -- President Abdul Hamid sought on Tuesday a 'significant role' from Thailand and Brunei Darusalam in repatriating Rohingyas from Bangladesh peacefully. The President sought their... Read More

Peace dividend palpable in South Sudan, but 'grassroots' are moving faster than elites, says Shearer

New York, June 26 -- The peace dividend from last year’s ceasefire in South Sudan is palpable, but political elites need to follow the example set by local communities on the ground if lasti... Read More

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council

New York, June 26 -- Week after week, month after month, year after year the Security Council has been briefed on Syria humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator once... Read More

Security Council approves 'historic' political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country

New York, June 26 -- The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN Integrated Office in Haiti, designed to support the country government in strengthening political stability and... Read More

World faces 'climate apartheid' risk, 120 more million in poverty: UN expert

New York, June 26 -- Climate change threatens to undo the last 50 years of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said on Tuesday, citing the risk of a new era of cl... Read More

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as 'our common success', at key pledging conference

New York, June 26 -- The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights... Read More

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end 'free-for-all' abuses: UN expert

New York, June 26 -- Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until effective national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent r... Read More