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Members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to government of Afghanistan
Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s keenness to coordinate with United Nations Support Mission in Libya to push for a political solution based on Cairo Declaration
Baha’i faith members have been detained by the Houthis over past 4 years, including community’s leader Hamed bin Haydara, who was sentenced to death in 2018
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur will continue to focus on its protection mandate, humanitarian partners to provide emergency relief
Many cities have created new bike lanes and pedestrian zones, reclaiming public spaces and improving mobility, safety and air quality
United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Burkina Faso are seeking $424m to address the humanitarian response needs of 2.2 million people overall
New Social Contract will tackle inequality, enable young people to live in dignity, ensure women equal opportunities as men, and will protect the sick, the vulnerable, and minorities
Almost a quarter of the population, some 9.6 million Sudanese, are now severely food insecure and facing a food crisis
Almost 690 million people suffered from hunger in 2019, up by 10 million from 2018, and by nearly 60 million in five years
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
Organisation raised alarm in April on potential explosion in those at severe risk of hunger due to pandemic
Discussions focused on strengthening social protections and protecting fragile communities
UN Secretary General warns of deteriorating health situation in Gaza, Eastern Jerusalem
WFP Executive Director David Beasley has told the UN Security Council that there are 135 million people already facing crisis levels of hunger or worse. This is coupled with an additional 130 million people worldwide who are on the edge of starvation prompted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Pandemic is altering global expenditure priorities, says Mahmoud Mohieldin
We must immediately reach out to the most vulnerable people, said Dictus
The statement came after forces aligned with the GNA seized the towns of Surman and Sabratha on Monday, pushing back the eastern-based Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) that has been trying to capture the capital for just over a year.
UN representative highlights impact on rights to life, work, food, health, medicine amongst other areas
Half of Arab agricultural lands to deteriorate within 30 years
Egyptian efforts related to combating drug addiction were presented in an exhibition
Any future peace talks must be sponsored by international teamwork, official Palestinian news agency WAFA quoted Shtayyeh as saying.
UNICEF, UNHCR succeed in raising people’s awareness of unspoken issues in Egypt
Inflation in consumer prices to record 9.3% in 2021 from 10.2% in 2020, anticipates report
The report urges donors to build on 2019 gains, sustain lifesaving response and support livelihoods early in 2020. ”
As the Syrian army advances into Idlib province, nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been displaced over the past two weeks
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