un / population prospects 2019

John Wilmoth, Director of Population Division at UN DESA said the population has grown more and that the population should number around 9.7 in 2050 and 10.9 billion 2100.. ... UN DESA said the resulting changes in the size, composition and distribution of the population have important..

senior un official visits xinjiang

The two sides had deep exchange of opinions on the situation and on cooperation between China and the UN, ment released by China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday. ... The visit by UN official is expected to bring more balanced view of China's counter-terrorism efforts, or stands for the..

is the united nations a failure?

United Nations failed to save Tutsis.. The carnage of 8,000 Muslims at the hand of Serb forces was even more specifically failure of the UN than Rwandan crisis. In Nigeria, Boko Haram, declared organization by United Nations, has killed 13,000 people across..

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The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for fact-finding mission to the region by three United Nations officials. ... United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the..

un official on assange

Concerned about reports of Julian Assange's from Ecuador's London embassy, UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer expressed alarm, intending to get involved in what's going on. . ..

united nations development programme

United Nations Resident Coordinator for Pacific, Osnat Lubrani heads to Kiribati for Pacific-wide national consultations to inform the development of United Nations Pacific Strategy. ... YAREN, 09 September 2010 The Joint Presence of United Nations..

action on un standards to tackle hate

These UN standards and commitments provide means to tackle the phenomena of hate and intolerance, both for governments and civil society.. Implementing these standards and engaging with UN mechanisms is key to promoting inclusion, diversity and pluralism at the national and local..

un convention on rights of children

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN in 1989 and the same was adopted by Pakistan in 1990. ... The UN was adopted by the UN to place strong voice on record that children below the age of 18 years all across the globe were subjected to..

rule of law in the un hrc

Legal Counsellor, UK Mission to United Nations, Geneva. The Rule of Law in Human Rights Council.. ... Yesterday Permanent Representative of UK Mission to United Nations, Julian Braithwaite, delivered this session's statement.  ..

kim jong-un may resume nuclear tests

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean Kim Jong-un will decide soon whether to continue diplomatic talks and maintain his moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests, North Korean official said Friday, saying United States threw away opportunity at the recent summit meeting.. ..

un chief warns against neo-nazi groups

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, at the UN headquarters New York, Jan 28, 2019. ... International Holocaust Remembrance Day is global on Jan 27 designated by United Nations in 2005 to commemorate the..

united nations of harassment? 1-in-3 un

United Nations employees have been harassed at work over the past two years, according to first-of-its-kind survey and the figure is even higher for whole-career harassment.. ... UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote in letter to UN staff that the sobering..

un kashmir report after 59 years

UN Secretary General has said, As you can imagine all the action of Human Rights High Commissioner is action that represents the voice of the UN relation to that issue... ... JKCHR in special consultative status with United Nations, continued to flag the profiling of..

united nations archives - global researchglobal

Today, North Koreans heroically in their development, despite the criminal sanctions being inflicted upon DPRK by UN Security Council, in craven servility to US interests... In courageous and brilliant tour de force, Argentine Presidency of UN Security Council availed of the opportunity..

un / ukraine russia

United Nations is concerned about this escalation of tensions, which is taking place in the context of Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea. ... SOUNDBITE Nikki Haley, Permanent Representative of United States to United Nations.. ..

/¿un éxodo venezolano?

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called the ongoing Venezuelan migration crisis unprecedented in Latin America. ... The UN estimates that 1,426,336 people migrated in 2017 alone. Between 2000 and 2017, there was a 41% increase in the number of legal migrants. ..

syria's un envoy slams us-led aggression

Separately, Russia's UN Vassily Nebenzia slammed the presence of al-Qaeda-connected White Helmets wherever they're deployed, saying. ... In his September UN General Assembly address, Lavrov slammed self-proclaimed world leaders political blackmail, economic pressure and brute force to..

un experts slam athletics gender regulations

Three United Nations human rights experts have written letter to International Association of Athletics Federations raising concerns about new regulations that discriminate against women with intersex variations and bar certain athletes from competition.. ..

the role of the un general assembly

But the assembly has continued to resist deep- seated reforms, reflection of the rift between its many members from the world, and the wealthy nations that serve as United Nations main donors.. In the 1960s, the assembly suspended South African from United Nations..

'un-observed syria polls in 18 months'

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday presidential and legislative elections in the country, by United Nations, will be held in the 18 months... ... Also on Friday, Russian Foreign..

un envoy meets assad representatives

UN envoy meets Assad representatives Geneva peace talks. camerawoman films Globe outside of United Nations Offices on the day of peace talks on Syria, January 29, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland The UN for Syria Staffan de Mistura has met representatives of President Bashar al-..

un chief ‘dismayed’ by nimr execution

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ©AFP United Nations Secretary General  Ban Ki-moon says he is deeply dismayed by Saudi Arabia's of Shia, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, calling on Riyadh regime to commute all death sentences handed down in the kingdom... ..

u.s. cornered at un, rouhani says

TEHRAN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that U.S achieved nothing at UN General Assembly and UN Security Council's meetings... ... U.S was also isolated at UN Security Council's meeting, supported the nuclear deal.. ..

norway caught in a new un conflict

Just two weeks Erik Solheim, was criticized by UN auditors over his extensive and expensive travel, comes news that Norway is protesting how Solheim's wife was passed over for another top UN job last spring.. ... Crown Prince Haakon is also New York for the opening of UN General..

un migration pact under attack

Following Austria's of the UN to the accord has also surfaced in Czech Republic, Poland, Croatia and Slovenia. ... Large sections of the electorate no longer regard migration as phenomenon, and therefore the UN pact is just another indication of how far the elites are removed from the..

un: end overbroad foreign terrorist fighter laws

The Working Group on Mercenaries, to UN General Assembly on November 2, 2015, said that recent laws disproportionately restrict human rights and unnecessarily expand surveillance powers... ... Much of its report assesses the impact of laws and policies enacted in response to UN Security..

afghanistan: act on un torture report

United Nations report, released on January 20, 2013, found that more than half of 635 pretrial detainees and prisoners convicted on security grounds had been tortured or ill-treated while Afghan government custody.. ... The UN report should sound alarm bells for Afghan government..

south africa agrees to united nations role

South Africa Agrees To United Nations Role. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — The government on Thursday accepted U.N proposals for reviving political talks, rs to violence and amnesty for political prisoners. ... The acceptance of United Nations proposals, could clear..

ortega stood ground against reagan at un

The leader of Sandinista government was visible, and accessible -- addressing United Nations, making his positions on war and Nicaragua clear, over and over, ers and editors. And his strategists sought to avoid the embarrassment he suffered on visit to New York and United..

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