UN mulls quick foreign troop deployment to ease Haiti crisis
The United Nations Security Council was evaluating options including the immediate activation of foreign troops to help free Haiti from the grip of gangs that has caused a scarcity of fuel, water and other basic supplies.
UN chief says world paying ’horrific price’ for fossil fuels folly
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said developing nations were paying a "horrific price" for the world's reliance on fossil fuels, as he toured parts of Pakistan hit by floods blamed on climate change.
Vučić speaks at the session of the UN General Assembly on September 20
Day 176 of the Invasion of Ukraine: At least 6 Killed in Russian Bombing of Kharkiv
Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:
Zelensky, Erdogan and Guterres will talk in Lviv
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Ukraine for a tripartite meeting. In a few hours in Lviv, he will meet with the presidents of Ukraine and Turkey.
Leaders of Türkiye, Ukraine and UN to meet in Lviv
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have accepted an invition from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to meet on Aug. 18 to review the deal allowing Ukrainian grain to be shipped to world markets to help alleviate the global grain crisis and discuss ways to end the six-month-old war.
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UN chief criticizes ‘grotesque greed’ of oil companies
The United Nations chief sharply criticized the "grotesque greed" of oil and gas companies on Aug. 3 for making record profits from the energy crisis on the back of the world's poorest people, "while destroying our only home."
Is it time to change the UN Security Council? They think it is.
According to the Russian ambassador to China, it is necessary to expand the UN Security Council to include African, Asian and Latin American countries in order to make it "more democratic".
Slovenia elected to UN Economic and Social Council
New York – The UN General Assembly elected Slovenia with 176 votes to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), one of the six principal bodies of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic and social policies of the organisation.
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Moscow: This is a crucial moment in the history of the world
"We are in favor of a solution through negotiations. As you know, we immediately agreed to the negotiations after President Zelensky proposed them in early March. However, considering how the Ukrainian delegation behaved during the negotiations and how Zelensky himself behaved, refusing to confirm the acceptance of the new proposals that Russia sent a week earlier.
Bid to Challenge UN Veto Use Raises Questions on Kosovo
Momentum is building behind a bid to challenge the veto power of the UN Security Council's five permanent members. What might it mean for Kosovo and Resolution 1244?