A group of Afghan women urged the United Nations to block the Taliban from gaining a seat at the world body, calling for better representation for their country during a visit to the organisation’s New York headquarters on Thursday.
Myanmar’s UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun has been fired, state television said on Saturday, a day after he urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to reverse the February 1 military coup.
World leaders will come together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic challenges the effectiveness and solidarity of the 193-member world body.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is continuing to make international headlines and has been named as global ambassador for the United Nations Spotlight Initiative.
The United Nations (UN) role in ending apartheid is well documented, what is less known is its relevance to a democratic South Africa (SA).
To mark United Nations (UN) Day, the organisation has launched a global listening tour to create awareness on the role of the UN in building the future the member states want.
Burundi has forced the United Nations to shut its local human rights office after 23 years, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday.
The UN General Assembly debate is currently underway.
Close to 100 countries, including South Africa, will attend a two-day United Nations ministerial meeting beginning on Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada where improving the gender balance of peacekeeping operations and ending the recruitment of child soldiers will be among the main focal points.
United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has welcomed the government of Ethiopia’s announcement, that the Ethiopian National Defense Force will pause fighting at its current positions.