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.

04 May 2017
OSCE Office in Tajikistan supports World Press Freedom Day conference

OSCE Office in Tajikistan supports World Press Freedom Day conference

04 May 2017

Trends and new challenges for media were the focus of a conference to mark World Press Freedom Day organized by the Tajik Media Council and different media associations, with the support of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan and international media donors on 3 May 2017 in Dushanbe.

03 May 2017
Projected number of severely malnourished Somali children up 50 percent

Projected number of severely malnourished Somali children up 50 percent

03 May 2017

The projected number of children who are or will be acutely malnourished has shot up by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million, including over 275,000 who have or will suffer life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in 2017.

02 May 2017
Pope Francis highly appreciated the level of relations with Russian Orthodox Church

Pope Francis highly appreciated the level of relations with Russian Orthodox Church

02 May 2017

Pope Francis highly appreciated the state of relations between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches, including the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), TASS reported on April 29.

28 April 2017
Yamal presented his achievements at UN Permanent Forum session

Yamal presented his achievements at UN Permanent Forum session

28 April 2017

On 28 April during the 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the delegation of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District (YaNAD) presented its experience of interaction between indigenous peoples and minorities of the North living in the Arctic region with enterprises of the fuel and energy complex, TASS reported.

26 April 2017
Chernobyl 31 years on: International cooperation still needed to address consequences

Chernobyl 31 years on: International cooperation still needed to address consequences

26 April 2017

The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.