Kamala Harris makes UN debut, pledges to fight for women, democracy
March 16, 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) – US Vice President Kamala Harris made her debut at the United Nations on Tuesday, telling a meeting on gender equality that democracy fundamentally depends on the empowerment of women and that democracy globally is increasingly 'under great strain.'
March 6, 2021
UN envoy calls for action against Myanmar junta over bloodshed
New York (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy on Myanmar called on the UN Security Council to take action against the ruling junta after the killings of protesters who have continued to defy security forces at demonstrations against last month’s coup.
March 3, 2021
Pakistan apprises UN about India’s failure to tackle HR abuses in IIOJ&K
NEW YORK (92 News) - Pakistan has drawn the UN Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) attention to New Delhi's failure to respond to the widely reported grave human rights abuses in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) that evoked international condemnation.
February 19, 2021
UN experts condemn India for ending Kashmir’s autonomy
NEW YORK (Reuters/APP) - Two UN human rights experts have expressed concern over India’s decision to end Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy and enact new laws that could curtail the previous level of political participation of Muslim and other minorities in the country, as well as potentially discriminate against them in important matters, including employment and land ownership.
February 16, 2021
UN to ensure quick Corona vaccination of all peacekeepers: Munir
NEW YORK (92 News) - At the United Nations, Pakistan has expressed the confidence that the world body will ensure vaccination of all peacekeepers against COVID-19 quickly and equitably.
February 7, 2021
India used Afghan soil for state terrorism against Pakistan, confirms UN
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The United Nations (UN) has confirmed that India had used the Afghan soil for its state terrorism against Pakistan.
February 4, 2021
UN warns Tigray conflict could spark broader destablization in Ethiopia
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region could trigger broader destablization in the country, U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock told the Security Council on Wednesday as he warned that a dire humanitarian situation in the north was set to worsen.