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Polio Eradication A UN Priority- Guterres In Pakistan Visit

no responses. February 20, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Polio Eradication A UN Priority- António Guterres


Polio Eradication A UN Priority- António Guterres

In one of the last bastions of polio on the planet, millions of children are being given a fighting chance against the paralyzing and potentially fatal […]

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Meeting Of Top Scientists Underway To Slow Coronavirus Spread

no responses. February 12, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID-19: Meeting Of Top Scientists Underway To Slow Spread


#COVID-19: Meeting Of Top Scientists Underway To Slow Spread

Deaths from the coronavirus epidemic have surpassed 1,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Tuesday, as hundreds of health experts began meeting at its headquarters […]

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no responses. February 10, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

African Leaders Reject Trump’s Peace Plan


African Leaders Reject Trump’s Peace Plan

African leaders on Sunday condemned US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan as illegitimate, taking advantage of an African Union summit to voice solidarity with “the […]

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Female Genital Mutilation costs $1.4 billion annually: UN health agency

no responses. February 6, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Female Genital Mutilation Costs $1.4 Billion Annually: UN Health Agency


Female Genital Mutilation Costs $1.4 Billion Annually: UN Health Agency

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) poses serious risks to the health and well-being of women and girls, but it also exacts a crippling economic toll, according to […]

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no responses. January 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

UN Rights Chief Wants Action On DR Congo Army Killings


UN Rights Chief Wants Action On DR Congo Army Killings

Report says,the United Nations’ top human rights official has called on the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to take action to curb human rights […]

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Nigeria: EU, UN Express Concern Over Increasing Attacks On Aid Workers

one response. January 25, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria: EU, UN Express Concern Over Increasing Attacks On Aid Workers


Nigeria: EU, UN Express Concern Over Increasing Attacks On Aid Workers

The European Union and the United Nations have expressed concerns, in a joint press conference on Friday 24 January, about the recent upsurge in attacks against […]

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UN Urges World Leaders, Top Politicians To Ensure Right To Quality Healthcare

no responses. January 22, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

UN Urges World Leaders, Top Politicians To Ensure Right To Quality Healthcare


UN Urges World Leaders, Top Politicians To Ensure Right To Quality Healthcare

Healthcare’s a human right, not ‘a privilege for the rich’ UNAIDS argues at Davos The UN agency devoted to ending AIDS as a public health threat […]

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2019 Second Hottest Year On Record, UN Confirms

no responses. January 16, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

2019 Second Hottest Year On Record, UN Confirms


2019 Second Hottest Year On Record, UN Confirms

Last year was the second warmest year on record, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed on Wednesday. “The average global temperature has risen by about 1.1°C […]

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Haiti

no responses. January 10, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

UN Security Council Calls For Dialogue In Haiti


UN Security Council Calls For Dialogue In Haiti

The UN Security Council has stressed the need to resolve the ongoing political impasse in Haiti between President Jovenel Moïse and a surging opposition movement. Members […]

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The top United Nations official in Libya has condemned recent airstrikes targeting civilian installations that left three people dead and several others injured.

no responses. December 29, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Continued Airstrikes In Western Libya ‘Utterly Unacceptable- UN Mission Chief


Continued Airstrikes In Western Libya ‘Utterly Unacceptable- UN Mission Chief

The top United Nations official in Libya has condemned recent airstrikes targeting civilian installations that left three people dead and several others injured. Ghassan Salamé, head […]

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United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon,

no responses. December 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria: UN Condemns Killing Of Aid Workers In Borno State


Nigeria: UN Condemns Killing Of Aid Workers In Borno State

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, has condemned the announced execution of four aid workers by armed groups in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State […]

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South Sudan: UN Security Council Solicits Speed Up Action On Peace Deal

no responses. October 24, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

South Sudan: UN Security Council Solicits Speed Up Action On Peace Deal


South Sudan: UN Security Council Solicits Speed Up Action On Peace Deal

In a visit to South Sudan this past weekend, members of the UN Security Council urged leaders to expedite implementation of a 2018 peace agreement aimed […]

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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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