Yemen’s Ansarullah slammed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's decision to add the resistance movement to its annual blacklist of parties violating children's rights, describing the measure as “disgraceful”.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people fleeing war and persecution continued rising last year, with global displacement climbing to over 82 million – double the figure a decade ago, the UN said Friday.
The UN may have put hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees at risk of persecution or involuntary repatriation back to Myanmar after improperly collecting and sharing refugees’ personal information with Bangladesh, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW), which is urging an investigation.
Outgoing UN aid chief Mark Lowcock slammed the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday for failing to come up with a plan to vaccinate the world against COVID-19, describing the G7 pledge to provide one billion doses over the next year as a “small step”.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message for the 100-Day Countdown to International Day of Peace 2021, called on people everywhere to be part of a transformation for peace, by standing up against hatred and discrimination, by caring for the planet, and by showing the global solidarity that is so vital at this time.
Iran has paid off some $16.2 million in arrears it owed to the United Nations, allowing it to regain voting rights and participate in the General Assembly’s selection of five new members for the Security Council for 2022-2023 on Friday, Iran’s envoy to the UN and diplomats said Friday.
More than 350,000 people in Ethiopia's Tigray are suffering famine conditions, with millions more at risk, according to an analysis by United Nations agencies and aid groups that blamed conflict for the worst catastrophic food crisis in a decade.
The Yemeni Petroleum Company (YPC) criticized the United Nations for its silence and inaction to step in and pressure the Saudi-led coalition into releasing ships carrying energy derivatives destined for the impoverished and war-ravaged Arab country.
Iran’s foreign minister has criticized the United Nations’ decision to deprive Tehran of its voting rights in the 193-member General Assembly due to arrears, saying the UN ignores the fact that US sanctions prevent Iran from paying even for food.
Colombia’s government resumed negotiations with demonstrators to end more than a month of protests Sunday, as the UN called for an independent investigation after at least 13 people died in clashes in the city of Cali.
The top UN human rights body on Thursday passed a resolution aimed at intensifying scrutiny of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, after the UN rights chief said Israeli forces may have committed war crimes during its 11-day war with Palestinians in Gaza Strip.