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The United Nations deputy chief today called on Member States to fund the Organization’s new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources.
According to the decision of the Argentine authorities, more than 150,000 people with disabilities were denied their pensions, Telesur reported on July 14.
"Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind." says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.
Chinese political advisors met on Thursday to discuss how to establish a barrier-free society in China.
Last weekend, the action "Kyzyl koinok" ("Red dress") took place in Bishkek. The event was organized to commemorate the country’s joining the world movement Go red for women, which is intended to protect the health of women.
The amount of aid allocated to education has been falling for six years in a row, shows a new policy paper, Aid to Education is Stagnating and Not Going to Countries Most in Need, published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report.
Moscow and Minsk have drawn up a plan on setting up a common migration space, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference following his talks with Belarusian top diplomat Vladimir Makei.
Yesterday, at the Armed Conflict Survey’s launch in London, IISS director general John Chipman said Mexico’s level of bloodshed was all the more surprising because "Mexico is a conflict marked by the absence of artillery, tanks or combat aviation." Virtually all of Mexico’s deaths were caused by small arms.
Young people are a key resource for building a social and just Europe, and providing them with structured support is an important investment Europe has to make for its present and future.
Highlighting the seriousness of the impact of climate change on the planet and its inhabitants, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for sustained action to meet the global challenge and to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future for all.