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‘Don’t try to link UN presence with Cyprus talks’ THE GOVERNMENT has lodged a strong demarche
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
‘Don’t try to link UN presence with Cyprus talks’ THE GOVERNMENT has lodged a strong demarche
‘Don’t try to link UN presence with Cyprus talks’ THE GOVERNMENT has lodged a strong demarche with the United Nations in connection with alleged moves by Britain and the US to link UNFICYP’s presence with progress in the ongoing direct negotiations, under UN auspices.Read Full Article ...
 
Haiti: Last chance for a new start
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Haiti: Last chance for a new start
Bill Clinton Will Be Tapped As Special UN Envoy To Haiti , Spokesman Says PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May. 19, 2009 E-Mail Story Print Story Sphere Share Text Size:...
 
Tamils urge 'fatherland' India not to back Sri Lanka
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Tamils urge 'fatherland' India not to back Sri Lanka
The Tamil diaspora in Toronto has joined Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in pleading with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to not support a resolut...
 
Russia warns against punishing N.Korea
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Russia warns against punishing N.Korea
Russia on Wednesday said world powers should not punish North Korea "for punishment's sake" after its nuclear test on Monday. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sa...
 
Sri Lanka: UN raises issues of resettlement, reconstruction and reconciliation
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Sri Lanka: UN raises issues of resettlement, reconstruction and reconciliation
Two top United Nations officials briefed correspondents at Headquarters today on the Secretary-General's recent trip to Sri Lanka and the steps that the United...
 
World Health Organisation wins Spanish award
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
World Health Organisation wins Spanish award
Oviedo, Spain - The United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) was Wednesday awarded the prestigious Spanish Prince of Asturias Prize in the category of i...
 
Sudanese government forces push back Darfur rebels
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Sudanese government forces push back Darfur rebels
rebels on Sunday accused Sudan's government of mounting daily bombing raids around their positions and said they were expecting another clash with state troops...
 
Qatar Urges the International Community to Support Sri Lanka
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Qatar Urges the International Community to Support Sri Lanka
Geneva, May 27 (QNA) - Qatar has urged the international community to support and help Sri Lanka in protecting human rights and providing the necessary assista...
 
The Inauguration of the United Nations Human Rights Centre in Doha
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
The Inauguration of the United Nations Human Rights Centre in Doha
Doha, May 27 (QNA) - The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs H.E. Ahmed Bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Nav...
 
UN slams Sweden for child rights failure
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN slams Sweden for child rights failure
Sweden continues to shirk United Nations-mandated obligations guaranteeing children the right to education, prompting the international body to call government...
 
Nigeria: Death Among Mothers Preventable - Unicef, UNFPA
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Nigeria: Death Among Mothers Preventable - Unicef, UNFPA
As the world celebrated Safe Motherhood Day yesterday (Tuesday), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), have decried...
 
More refugees headed for US Wednesday, May 27, 2009 1440 CET The group will bring the number of refu
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
More refugees headed for US Wednesday, May 27, 2009 1440 CET The group will bring the number of refu
The group will bring the number of refugees resettled to the US since the US Embassy’s permanent refugee resettlement programme began in May 2008 to over 250...
 
(AHN) U.N. Condoles Death Of Cyclone Victims In Bangladesh, India
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
(AHN) U.N. Condoles Death Of Cyclone Victims In Bangladesh, India
(AHN) - The top United Nations humanitarian official on Tuesday expressed his sadness over the loss of life and property damage caused by a cyclone in Banglade...
 
Over 3 million youngsters benefit from Mozambique's child health week - UNICEF
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Over 3 million youngsters benefit from Mozambique's child health week - UNICEF
A five-day nationwide campaign in Mozambique has brought vitamins, vaccinations and nutrition screening to over 3 million children under the age of five, the l...
 
UNESCO candidate regrets "book-burning" comment
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UNESCO candidate regrets
PARIS (Reuters) - Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni, a candidate for the top job at the United Nations culture agency UNESCO, apologised on Wednesday for ...
 
Mozambique: Over Three Million Youth Benefit From Child Health Week - Unicef
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Mozambique: Over Three Million Youth Benefit From Child Health Week - Unicef
A five-day nationwide campaign in Mozambique has brought vitamins, vaccinations and nutrition screening to over 3 million children under the age of five, the l...
 
The Inauguration of the United Nations Human Rights Centre in Doha -2-
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
The Inauguration of the United Nations Human Rights Centre in Doha -2-
Emanating from the keenness of the State of Qatar to assist the OHCHR carry out its mission effectively and successfully with view to achieving its desired goa...
 
H.E. the Prime Minister Receives United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
H.E. the Prime Minister Receives United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Doha, May 27 (QNA) - H.E. the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al-Thani received here on Wednesday the United Nations High...
 
Some AIDS work in Africa ‘mismatched' from actual causes, says UN-backed report
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Some AIDS work in Africa ‘mismatched' from actual causes, says UN-backed report
The publication of potential "mismatches" between prevention strategies and the actual causes of HIV/AIDS in some African countries has already helped to impro...
 
Babies die needlessly due to lack of early diagnosis, treatment of AIDS - UN
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Babies die needlessly due to lack of early diagnosis, treatment of AIDS - UN
Many infants are dying unnecessarily worldwide because they are not being tested early enough for HIV and not receiving treatment if they have the virus, a new...
 
UN providing technical support following South Asian cyclone
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN providing technical support following South Asian cyclone
United Nations agencies are providing technical support to assess the damage in southern Bangladesh following Cyclone Aila, which killed at least 100 people in...
 
Qatar Urges Sudan and Darfur to Make Concessions
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Qatar Urges Sudan and Darfur to Make Concessions
Special envoys to Sudan from the United Nations security council and the European Union joined the mediation talks sponsored by Qatar.Read Full Article ...
 
UN revises global economic growth lower for 2009
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN revises global economic growth lower for 2009
27 May 2009 15:06:21 GMT Source: Reuters UNITED NATIONS, May 27 (Reuters) - The United Nations revised its 2009 global economic growth forecast down sharply on...
 
UN predicts 2009 economic decline of 2.6 percent
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN predicts 2009 economic decline of 2.6 percent
The United Nations predicted Wednesday that the global economy will shrink 2.6 percent this year as a result of the world financial crisis - a considerably dee...
 
H.E. the Prime Minister Receives United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights- Corrected-
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
H.E. the Prime Minister Receives United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights- Corrected-
Doha, May 27 (QNA) - H.E. the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al-Thani received here on Wednesday the United Nations High...
 
UN resolution commends Sri Lanka on human rights
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN resolution commends Sri Lanka on human rights
Geneva - The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted Wednesday a resolution which praised the government of Sri Lanka for its commitment to human rights, w...
 
UN predicts 2009 economic decline of 2.6%
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN predicts 2009 economic decline of 2.6%
The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will shrink 2.6 percent in 2009 - a considerably deeper downturn than the 0.5 percent contraction pre...
 
South Sudan demolition leaves 30,000 homeless - UN
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
South Sudan demolition leaves 30,000 homeless - UN
27 May 2009 16:40:20 GMT Source: Reuters By Skye Wheeler JUBA, Sudan, May 27 (Reuters) - The United Nations called on south Sudan on Wednesday to stop a demoli...
 
Africa: Some Aids Work 'Mismatched' From Actual Causes, Says UN-Backed Report
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
Africa: Some Aids Work 'Mismatched' From Actual Causes, Says UN-Backed Report
The publication of potential "mismatches" between prevention strategies and the actual causes of HIV/AIDS in some African countries has already helped to impro...
 
UNESCO candidate regrets
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UNESCO candidate regrets
PARIS - Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni, a candidate for the top job at the United Nations culture agency UNESCO, apologized on Wednesday for calling fo...
 
UN downgrades economic forecast for 2009; poorer countries to suffer most
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Tuesday, 26 May 2009
UN downgrades economic forecast for 2009; poorer countries to suffer most
The United Nations has downgraded its economic forecast for 2009, from an already pessimistic estimate made five months ago, and said the poorest countries wou...
 
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