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UN builds momentum for restoring forests as world enters key decade for ecosystems

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is leading a push for the world to scale up efforts to restore landscapes and forests over the…

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UN treaty banning nuclear weapons set to enter into force in January

In what leading campaigners are describing as “a new chapter for nuclear disarmament”, the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will…

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Step up action to achieve COVID-19 ceasefire, Guterres says in UN Day message

The UN’s 75th anniversary this Saturday, which falls as countries continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, is an opportunity to accelerate action to achieve a…

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Independent UN rights experts urge Thai government to allow peaceful protests

Calling the latest imposition of a state of emergency in Thailand, a “draconian measure”,  UN-appointed human rights experts on Thursday urged the Government there to guarantee the…

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One in six children living in extreme poverty, with figure set to rise during pandemic

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Stand in solidarity with world’s poor, UN chief says in message for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The UN Secretary-General has called for solidarity with all people living in poverty, during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Secretary-General António Guterres issued the appeal…

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Corruption represents ‘ultimate betrayal’ of public trust: Guterres

The UN says that corruption is criminal, immoral and the ultimate betrayal of public trust. Corruption is not only a crime but immoral and the…

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‘Women’s rights are under attack’: UN marks 25 years since Beijing declaration

One by one, leaders and ministers from over 100 nations admitted Thursday that 25 years after the adoption of a road map to achieve equality…

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Belarus: UN chief deeply concerned over use of force against peaceful protesters

Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday expressed deep concern over the continued use of force against peaceful protestors in Belarus and detention of those exercising their…

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UNICEF to lead global procurement, supply of COVID vaccines

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will be leading procurement and supply of COVID-19 vaccinations to ensure that all countries have safe, fast and equitable access to…

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