United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, in his message on World Food Day, 16 October 2021, warned about the growing number of people lacking access to a healthy diet, while calling for food systems that deliver better nutrition, a better environment and a better life for every person.
Director of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) Letizia Rossano offered readiness for facilitating collaborations to mitigate the negative impact of sand and dust storms at regional and intra-regional levels.
Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations censured the United States for imposing inhumane restrictive measures against Iran, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the sanctions deprived the country of its right to have access to vaccines at the appropriate time.
Nearly 100 Palestinians were displaced from their homes in occupied East Al-Quds in August, recording the highest number of displacement in one month in the city this year, according to the monthly report on Israeli demolitions and displacement published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations called on the Security Council to force Israel to put an immediate end to its acts of aggression against Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Upon arriving in New York for the 76th United Nations General Assembly Session, Iran’s foreign minister outlined the foreign policy objectives he intends to pursue during his upcoming meetings with his counterparts.