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Central African: UN Seeks Urgent Assistance For Humanitarian Needs Of 2.9 Million People

no responses. September 5, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Central African: UN Seeks Urgent Assistance For Humanitarian Needs Of 2.9 Million People


Central African: UN Seeks Urgent Assistance For Humanitarian Needs Of 2.9 Million People

“Spikes of violence” in previously unaffected areas of the Central African Republic (CAR) have prompted new displacement, the United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator said on […]

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UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency

no responses. August 27, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

@G7 Summit: UN Chief Seeks Strong Commitment,Political Will To Tackle Climate Emergency


@G7 Summit: UN Chief Seeks Strong Commitment,Political Will To Tackle Climate Emergency

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for stronger commitment and political will to tackle climate change. The UN Chief stated this on Monday, at the […]

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‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts

no responses. August 19, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Rights Experts Seek Immediate Release Of Women Jailed For Protesting Against Wearing Veils In Iran


UN Rights Experts Seek Immediate Release Of Women Jailed For Protesting Against Wearing Veils In Iran

Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations […]

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UN Envoy Seeks Urgent Assistance For Children Trapped In Armed Conflict

no responses. August 4, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Envoy Seeks Urgent Assistance For Children Trapped In Armed Conflict


UN Envoy Seeks Urgent Assistance For Children Trapped In Armed Conflict

“Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict.” It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on […]

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres

no responses. July 29, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Chief Extends Condolences To Families Of China Landslide Casualties


UN Chief Extends Condolences To Families Of China Landslide Casualties

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday’s landslides, in the southern Chinese province of Guizou, which […]

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no responses. July 29, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

S. Africa’s Yvonne Chaka Chaka Advocates Child Empowerment


S. Africa’s Yvonne Chaka Chaka Advocates Child Empowerment

South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka has made a passionate appeal for the protection of children. The singer’s plea was to mark the 30th anniversary of […]

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UN Welcomes Possibility Of Resumed Talks Between US And North Korea

no responses. July 2, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Welcomes Possibility Of Resumed Talks Between US And North Korea


UN Welcomes Possibility Of Resumed Talks Between US And North Korea

The United Nations,UN Secretary-General, António Guterres has offered his full support to a potentially reset relationship that may render a denuclearized Korean Peninsula. António Guterres expressed […]

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Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation

no responses. June 28, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

#G20Osaka: UN Chief Appeals For Stronger Commitment To Climate Action, Economic Cooperation


#G20Osaka: UN Chief Appeals For Stronger Commitment To Climate Action, Economic Cooperation

The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General […]

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INSTANT ALERT 24 June 2019 Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York

no responses. June 25, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Security Council Calls For ‘Maximum Restraint’ Around Gulf Region As Iran, United States Trade Diplomatic Blows In New York


Security Council Calls For ‘Maximum Restraint’ Around Gulf Region As Iran, United States Trade Diplomatic Blows In New York

There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on […]

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UN Condemns Assassinations In Ethiopia Amidst Regional ‘Coup Attempt

no responses. June 23, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Condemns Assassinations In Ethiopia Amidst Regional ‘Coup Attempt’


UN Condemns Assassinations In Ethiopia Amidst Regional ‘Coup Attempt’

The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional […]

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no responses. June 18, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Billions Globally Lack ‘Water, Sanitation And Hygiene- New UN Report


Billions Globally Lack ‘Water, Sanitation And Hygiene- New UN Report

Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion lack basic […]

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no responses. May 31, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

UN Appoints New Special Envoy To Somalia


UN Appoints New Special Envoy To Somalia

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed a US diplomat, James Swan, as the new special envoy to Somalia to replace Nicholas Haysom, who was expelled […]

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no responses. May 31, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Threatens UN Ties


Burundi Threatens UN Ties

Burundi has threatened to break off relations with the UN envoy to the country, AFP news agency reports quoting UN diplomats. A Security Council meeting on […]

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no responses. May 8, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Federal Government Seeks United Nations Intervention To Recharge Lake Chad


Federal Government Seeks United Nations Intervention To Recharge Lake Chad

The President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), María Espinosa-Garcés, has described the shrinking of the Lake Chad as one of the major climate […]

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no responses. April 24, 2019 Elizabeth David

Alec Baldwin Calls For Action On Climate Change At UN Event


Alec Baldwin Calls For Action On Climate Change At UN Event

Actor Alec Baldwin said that his passion about preserving the planet for future generations was sparked by meeting indigenous people who are guardians of their lands […]

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Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’

no responses. April 21, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Killing Of Egyptian Peacekeeper In Mali ‘May Constitute War Crimes’ UN Warns


Killing Of Egyptian Peacekeeper In Mali ‘May Constitute War Crimes’ UN Warns

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy […]

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‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official

no responses. April 19, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Top Official Solicits Urgent Support For ‘Foreign Children’ In Overwhelmed Syrian Camp


UN Top Official Solicits Urgent Support For ‘Foreign Children’ In Overwhelmed Syrian Camp

Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a […]

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Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry

no responses. April 3, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN, EU Warn Of Food Crises Driven By Conflict And Climate-related Disasters


UN, EU Warn Of Food Crises Driven By Conflict And Climate-related Disasters

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry A new joint UN and European Union (EU) report released Tuesday, says […]

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‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official

no responses. March 27, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Top UN Official Warns Of Provocative Actions And Inflammatory Rhetoric Destabilizing Middle East


Top UN Official Warns Of Provocative Actions And Inflammatory Rhetoric Destabilizing Middle East

Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the […]

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Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say

no responses. March 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Experts Seek Amendment Of Drug Laws To Combat Racial Discrimination


UN Experts Seek Amendment Of Drug Laws To Combat Racial Discrimination

United Nations human rights experts said at every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death […]

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