26 May 2017
For the first time in a while South Korea approved inter-Korean exchanges

For the first time in a while South Korea approved inter-Korean exchanges

26 May 2017

For the first time in quite a long time, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification approved the resumption of inter-Korean exchanges and humanitarian aid, news agency RIA Novosti reported on May 26.

24 May 2017
UN recommended states to allocate at least five percent of GDP to healthcare

UN recommended states to allocate at least five percent of GDP to healthcare

24 May 2017

On May 23, UN experts called on governments to remember the fundamental link between respect for human rights and universal access to health. This applies, in the first place, to women, children and teenagers. All states were encouraged to allocate at least five percent of GDP to healthcare.

22 May 2017
UNESCO: humanity needs a new concept of humanism

UNESCO: humanity needs a new concept of humanism

22 May 2017

Cultural diversity — the driving force of change and development — is increasingly under threat, United Nations agencies today said, reaffirming support for the cultural diversity that stems from migration.

18 May 2017
Innovators, UN discuss using tech to tackle world’s development challenges

Innovators, UN discuss using tech to tackle world’s development challenges

18 May 2017

From drones dropping food and medicines, to handheld devices that can diagnose Ebola with a drop of blood, the latest technological advances are converging to make the "unthinkable happen," said global innovators and heads of tech companies invited to the United Nations today to discuss how to emerging technologies can boost achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

17 May 2017
All-out strike will take place in Greece

All-out strike will take place in Greece

17 May 2017

On May 17, the all-out twenty-four hours protest strike against the extension of the belt-tightening policy will take place in Greece, CTV News reported.

15 May 2017
Protests in USA: Oil is flowing in the Dakota Access pipeline

Protests in USA: Oil is flowing in the Dakota Access pipeline

15 May 2017

Even as oil flows through the now-completed Dakota Access pipeline, the fight against the hotly contested line still lives on in a makeshift camp here in Iowa County.

12 May 2017
UN agriculture agency and World Bank reinforce partnership to end hunger and poverty

UN agriculture agency and World Bank reinforce partnership to end hunger and poverty

12 May 2017

The United Nations agriculture agency and the World Bank have opened a new chapter in their longstanding partnership by further strengthening their cooperation to end hunger and poverty at global and national levels.

11 May 2017
Doctors launch two-day strike in Portugal

Doctors launch two-day strike in Portugal

11 May 2017

Doctors working for Portugal’s public health system have launched a strike in protest against working conditions and budget cuts that they say have affected the quality of services.

10 May 2017
Immortal Regiment marched across 60 countries of the world

Immortal Regiment marched across 60 countries of the world

10 May 2017

On November 24 2004, the UN General Assembly declared May 8 and May 9 as Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation.

05 May 2017
Combatting illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property: Council of Europe adopts new convention

Combatting illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property: Council of Europe adopts new convention

05 May 2017

The Council of Europe today adopted a new criminal law convention to prevent and combat the illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property, in the framework of the Organisation’s action to fight terrorism and organised crime.