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Grossi, 58, will serve a term of four years starting from Dec. 3, succeeding Yukiya Amano, a Japanese diplomat who had held the position since 2009, and died in July well before the end of his third four-year term.
We should ensure at least $100bn a year to developing countries for mitigation, adaptation, says Guterres
Infrastructure is not about building bridges and roads only, but also digital transformation, says Mahmoud Mohieldin
Further investments are required in data management and analysis, says Dictus
Commemoration of UN’s 74th anniversary included cleaning parts of the Nile
The problem is that climate change economic impact took its toll on poorer countries. Oxfam, a globally renowned aid and development charity, estimates that between 1998 and 2017, low-income countries reported climate-related disaster losses of $21bn, or an average of 1.8% of GDP.
Climate chaos is playing out in real time from California to the Caribbean, and from Africa to the Arctic and beyond
The Houthi National Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs (NCPA) said in a statement, that the 350 prisoners, which will be released, were on the lists of the prisoner exchange deal agreed in Sweden back in December.
If such a decision is made, Russia would be able to provide the resettlement of the United Nations and guarantee the rights of all foreign participants, Matviyenko said.
Germany emerges as a possible venue for peace conference in October
“It is unfortunate that tragedies take place in Yemen as world leaders gather for UN General Assembly to promote peace,” says a humanitarian coordinator in Yemen.
Syrian government asserted committee ‘should be free of foreign intervention’
“These are totally unjustified and illegitimate actions, slandering our diplomats and our country,” Rodriguez said.
On Tuesday, the UN said it had chosen to postpone the conference after “growing unease in some parts of the NGO community with the choice of location” due to alleged human rights violations in Egypt.
LNA targets Misrata’s Air College third time in past two weeks
Egypt urged all Libyan parties to take a clear stance and be far away from terrorist and criminal groups, he said, condemning the recent suicide blast in Benghazi and expressing his condolences to the victims’ families.
UN, EU, China, Turkey call for reducing tensions
Increased numbers of child abduction cases in South Sudan, Syria
Number of Turkish military personnel injured in LNA’s airstrike in Misrata
Rights group described executions as “horrific” “extrajudicial killings”
The call comes in response to the airstrikes on the Tajoura Detention Centre, on July 3, according to the UN official site.
Strike took place as conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing
Victims of terrorism rights should be top priority
The visit focused on the areas of police, justice, corrections, disarmament, demobilisation, reintegration, and mine action
For first time ever, number of displaced people reached 70.8 million end 2018, according to UNHCR
Expert recommends government to raise awareness, empower women
Syria’s Russian-backed military has been pressing an assault on rebels in their last major stronghold with air attacks and ground battles that have already forced tens of thousands to leave their homes.
UN said ending FGM is in line with National Strategy to Empower Egyptian Women 2030
Six people were killed including army officer
At least 680 vertebrate species had been driven to extinction since 16th century