United Nations

Intergovernmental organization

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City, with its other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.

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The U.N.'s annual meeting of world leaders will be almost fully virtual.
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Iran has warned against Washington’s “precarious” defiance of international law as the US has signaled that it seeks to illegally extend an expiring arms..
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United Nations, Sep 18 : The UN has welcomed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj’s decision to step down by the end of October, according to a statement. “I..
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Here are the top stories for Thursday, Sept. 17: Damage across Orange Beach from Hurricane Sally; Oregon governor surveys wildfire destruction; Guterres rings UN..
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ushered in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly with the ringing of the Peace Bell with UNGA..
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In a written statement at UN Security Council, India highlighted in last decade "around 3 million hectares of forest and tree cover has been added" which has..
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GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body have alleged the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro..
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Human rights investigators say authorities have committed "egregious violations" since 2014.
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India also took on Pakistan at the Human Rights council and the First Secretary Badhe in India's right to reply said, "It has become habitual for Pakistan to..
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Without addressing biodiversity and climate change, the report said, the world will not fully be able to tackle poverty, reduce hunger, or reduce the risk of..
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A decade-long global effort to save Earth's disappearing species and declining ecosystems has mostly stumbled, with fragile habitats like coral reefs and..
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Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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While India has now the second largest numbers of COVID cases in the world after US, it also continues to post high recoveries according to government data which..
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The United Nations marked the annual International Day of Democracy, on Tuesday, calling on world leaders to build a more equal, inclusive and sustainable world,..
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A letter from the UN urges the Australian government to provide a man in Villawood Immigration Detention Centre with immediate lifesaving healthcare.
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WASHINGTON: India has been elected as a member of the United Nation's Commission on Status of Women, a body of the Economic and Social Council ( ), said TS..
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India has been elected as a member of the United Nation's Commission on Status of Women, a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), said TS Tirumurti,..
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The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nations’ legal arm, is to host another stage of Iran’s ongoing battle against the US’s illegal,..
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The attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities a year ago, which hit Aramco oil plants in Abqaiq and Khurais and were claimed by the Houthis, resulted in a..
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The migrants land in Sicily after what the UN called "a diplomatic game of pass the parcel".
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India has never let geography or geometry define its approach to assisting developing countries and it views South-South Cooperation as a development partnership..
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Climate change has not stopped because of COVID-19, a United Nations report said. The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit as well.
 
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The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new..
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Weapons provided by Western powers and Iran to the warring sides in Yemen are fueling the six-year-old conflict, marked by deadly Saudi-led coalition air strikes..
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers remarks on climate change and ecology during the official opening ceremony of Lisbon European Green..
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