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New Delhi (India), 31 August 2022 - Youth, children and adolescents comprise the core of India’s 1.3 billion strong population. Over 27 percent of the country’s population is between the ages of 15-29 years....
Russian forces have advanced several tens of kilometers from the city - Ukraine's government will ask the UN cultural watchdog to add the historic port of Odessa to the list of protected world heritage...
A team of UN atomic energy experts set out on Monday for Zaporizhzya nuclear power station in Ukraine, after months of rising tensions between Ukrainian and Russian forces, who have accused each other of shelling the plant.
Exports of Ukrainian grain and other foodstuffs under a landmark agreement amid the ongoing war, have surpassed one million metric tonnes, the UN Coordinator for the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Amir Abdulla, reported on Saturday
The UN's top aid official in the country issued an urgent appeal for access across frontline for guarantees from Russia and affiliated forces, to allow humanitarians to deliver “absolutely necessary” relief items.
Almost a third of those displaced by the conflict come from the region around the country’s second largest city of Kharkiv, in the east. To bring aid to Ukraine’s displaced population is dangerous work.
Matilda Bogner, head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, called for greater efforts to spare and protect civilians.
The Mission has been in the country since 2014, when it began work documenting...
Agreement is urgently needed to reestablish the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine as purely civilian infrastructure and prevent a potentially “catastrophic” disaster amid the ongoing conflict, UN political affairs chief Rosemary DiCarlo told the Security Council on Tuesday.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine shows no sign of letting up, but the UN continues to bring humanitarian supplies to the country, including solar lamps, which bring some respite from the darkness of windowless basement shelters, in regions where electricity infrastructure has been destroyed or damaged by shelling.
Despite that the Black Sea Grain Initiative was signed a few weeks ago, the UN chief reiterated that “there is no solution to the global food crisis without ensuring full global access to Ukraine’s food products and Russian food and fertilizers”.
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Helping to transform the lives of victims of terrorism in Iraq at a three-day psychosocial workshop implemented by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) with the Lebanese Association of Victims of Terrorism
In Cox’s Bazar, she visited camps housing Rohingya refugees who, after terrible repression and human rights violations, fled Myanmar five years ago “to get some safety,” she said.
“An estimated 1.1 million Rohingyas are in...
A tiny Caribbean Island known as 'the flower of the ocean' was decimated by Hurricane Iota in 2020. Two years after the storm, they’re still working to restore their environmental treasures and preparing for whatever curveballs climate change might throw at them next.
The first vessel transporting Ukrainian wheat grain to support humanitarian operations run by the World Food Programme (WFP) has left the port of Yuzhny, also known as Pivdennyi, the UN agency reported on Tuesday.
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