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UN chief outlines steps to boost "strategic" UN-African Union peacekeeping partnership
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Monday, 28 September 2009
UN chief outlines steps to boost
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday outlined steps to boost the capacity of the African Union (AU) to successfully carry out United Nations-authorized peacekeeping operations, including helping the regional body in the areas of finance, logistics and human resources.Read Full Article ...
 
World witnessing "greatest global disaster since the very existence of the United Nations," says San
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Monday, 28 September 2009
World witnessing
San Marino's Minister for Foreign and Political Affairs Antonella Mularoni on Monday expressed grave concern over the current world economic and financial cris...
 
Developing countries urges comprehensive reform of global financial system
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Developing countries urges comprehensive reform of global financial system
The Group of 77 and China, the largest group of developing countries in the United Nations, on Monday called for the "comprehensive" reform of the internationa...
 
General Assembly chief defends inviting Madagascar to speak at debate
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Monday, 28 September 2009
General Assembly chief defends inviting Madagascar to speak at debate
When General Assembly President Ali Abdussalam Treki invited Madagascar's delegation to speak at the annual debate, he was only following United Nations rules,...
 
Samoa PM calls for extension least developed country status
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Samoa PM calls for extension least developed country status
Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has called for his country to be granted an extension of the period in which its transition at the United N...
 
Bahrain reaffirms support to UN in combating "serious and daunting" global challenges
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Bahrain reaffirms support to UN in combating
Bahrain's foreign minister said here Monday that his country is committed to finding a common international dialogue within the United Nations, citing that nev...
 
Action against Brazilian embassy in Honduras would be disaster
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Action against Brazilian embassy in Honduras would be disaster
Any action taken against the Brazilian Embassy in Honduras where ousted Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya has taken shelter would be a disaster, a top Unit...
 
Nuclear weapons resolution must be enforced equally
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Nuclear weapons resolution must be enforced equally
The United Nations Security Council resolution on nuclear disarmament unanimously adopted last week marks an historic opportunity to set the foundations for a ...
 
New Zealand's former ambassador criticizes push to ban Fiji from peacekeeping
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Monday, 28 September 2009
New Zealand's former ambassador criticizes push to ban Fiji from peacekeeping
A former New Zealand ambassador to the United Nations has criticized the push to exclude Fiji from UN peacekeeping operations. Fiji's interim Prime Minister Co...
 
Cuba minister says Obama has not met policy change promises
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Cuba minister says Obama has not met policy change promises
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -- President Barack Obama has not fulfilled his promises to change US foreign policy and may not be fully in control of the government...
 
Guyana's avoided deforestation case well received at UN General Assembly, says president
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Guyana's avoided deforestation case well received at UN General Assembly, says president
GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Avoided deforestation and carbon credits for countries with standing forest is likely to be a part of the United Nations Climate deal com...
 
Latest News : Abbas: Netanyahu government is a genuine problem
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Latest News : Abbas: Netanyahu government is a genuine problem
By Shlomo Shamir and Jack Khoury Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly that ...
 
North Korea in nuclear threat
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Monday, 28 September 2009
North Korea in nuclear threat
Updated on 29 September 2009 Source PA News North Korea has warned it will strengthen its nuclear arsenal if new sanctions are imposed over its weapons program...
 
Myanmar PM meets U.S. senator, promises reforms
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Myanmar PM meets U.S. senator, promises reforms
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Myanmar's prime minister met U.S. Senator Jim Webb on Monday after telling the U.N. General Assembly that the military rulers are pr...
 
UN says caste system is a human rights abuse
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Monday, 28 September 2009
UN says caste system is a human rights abuse
United Nations is to declare discrimination based on the Indian caste system is a human rights abuse.Read Full Article ...
 
U.S. Senator to meet Myanmar's prime minister
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Monday, 28 September 2009
U.S. Senator to meet Myanmar's prime minister
Sen. Jim Webb will meet with Myanmar's prime minister Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, the Virginia Democrat's ...
 
Zelaya addresses UN debate via cell phone, urging help in restoring democracy in Honduras
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Zelaya addresses UN debate via cell phone, urging help in restoring democracy in Honduras
Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya on Monday addressed the UN General Assembly via mobile phone, urging the world body to restore the rule of law in his ...
 
Mark 'embarrassed' by Manning's UN address --
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Mark 'embarrassed' by Manning's UN address --
Opposition Senator Wade Mark said he was embarrassed when he saw Prime Minister Patrick Manning speaking to empty chairs at the United Nations General Assembly...
 
Wärtsilä Joins UN Global Compact initiative
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Wärtsilä Joins UN Global Compact initiative
Wärtsilä has signed the United Nations Global Compact initiative and has been registered as a participant by the UN Global Compact Office. With this ...
 
Burkina Faso: Experts to Assess Contamination in Wake of Floods
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Burkina Faso: Experts to Assess Contamination in Wake of Floods
The United Nations has sent two experts to assess contamination of water and soil in Burkina Faso, one of the countries hit hardest by the devastating West Afr...
 
Chad: Country Deplores Slow Deployment Peacekeepers
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Chad: Country Deplores Slow Deployment Peacekeepers
Chad today deplored the delay in deploying the full United Nations peacekeeping mission to its eastern border with Sudan, where the spill-over from the Darfur ...
 
Africa: UN Chief to Boost Peacekeeping Partnership With AU
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Africa: UN Chief to Boost Peacekeeping Partnership With AU
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has outlined steps to boost the African Union's capacity to successfully carry out United Nations-authorized peacekeeping operati...
 
US must change Pyongyang policy, says North Korean diplomat
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Monday, 28 September 2009
US must change Pyongyang policy, says North Korean diplomat
UNITED NATIONS: North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Park Gil Yon told the UN General Assembly on Monday that the key to a nuclear-free Korean peninsula was whet...
 
Afghan FM: Abandoning nation would "embolden" extremists
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Afghan FM: Abandoning nation would
Ahead of a United Nations Security Council briefing Tuesday on Afghanistan, the country's foreign minister urged patience from the international community in d...
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 2:23 AM
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 2:23 AM
News UN pledges to work with Caricom CMC Tuesday, September 29, 2009 UNITED NATIONS (CMC) - The United Nations has pledged to work with Caribbean Community (Ca...
 
Zimbabwe: Summit Calls for Security Council Reforms
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Zimbabwe: Summit Calls for Security Council Reforms
President Mugabe returned home last night from a successful second Africa-South America summit in Margarita, Venezuela, where leaders from the two continents c...
 
Rwanda: FDLR Resort to Abductions to Beef Up Depleted Force
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Rwanda: FDLR Resort to Abductions to Beef Up Depleted Force
The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUC, has revealed that the rebel Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) are ca...
 
Russia urges Iran to cooperate with IAEA and hopes it will take advise
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Russia urges Iran to cooperate with IAEA and hopes it will take advise
UNITED NATIONS, September 28 (Itar-Tass) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged Iran to be as cooperative as possible with the International Atomic En...
 
U.N. report says Israel committed war crimes
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Monday, 28 September 2009
U.N. report says Israel committed war crimes
A United Nations group will present a scathing report Tuesday on Israel's conduct during its military offensive into Gaza that began late last year.Read Full A...
 
Peacekeeper killed in ambush in Sudan's Darfur
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Peacekeeper killed in ambush in Sudan's Darfur
29 Sep 2009 07:35:05 GMT Source: Reuters KHARTOUM, Sept 29 (Reuters) - One international peacekeeper was killed in an ambush in Sudan's troubled Darfur region ...
 
Iran: We'll soon set time for inspection of second nuke plant
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Monday, 28 September 2009
Iran: We'll soon set time for inspection of second nuke plant
Iran will soon inform the United Nations nuclear watchdog of a timetable for inspection of a newly disclosed uranium enrichment plant, the Islamic Republic's a...
 
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