News headlines for “United Nations on Development Issues”

  1. Colombians cling tenaciously to peace gains, Security Council hears

    - UN News

    Five years after an historic Peace Agreement was reached in Colombia, the process continues to show the benefits of ending the conflict through negotiation and keeping victims at the heart of the discussion moving forward.  

  2. China and the UN at 50- What We Can Achieve Together

    - Inter Press Service

    BEIJING, Oct 11 (IPS) - China was one of the architects of the United Nations and was the first signatory of the UN Charter in San Francisco in 1945.

    But it was only in October 1971, with the Chinese delegation led by Mr. Qiao Guanhua, that China’s representation at the UN resumed. Since that time, the UN has had the great privilege of witnessing and supporting China in achieving one of the greatest periods of socio-economic progress in world history.

  3. UN Chief, in an Unprecedented War of Words, Battles it out with a Member State

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct 11 (IPS) - A growing diplomatic battle is being played out at the United Nations between Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and one of the world body’s member states: the politically-troubled Ethiopia which is desperately in need of international humanitarian assistance.

  4. Pink flamingos return to Kazakhstan’s capital in time for World Migratory Bird Day

    - UN News

    Following five years of absence, pink flamingos have been flocking back to Kazakhstan’s capital, Nur-Sultan, much to the delight of residents who have flooded social media with photos of their return.

  5. Build Forward Fairer in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    - Inter Press Service

    JAKARTA, Oct 08 (IPS) - Cities have been epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic since 2020. City authorities have been the frontlines responders—from running testing stations, to managing food distribution, to disposing of corpses. Yet they are often under-resourced, and their critical role in policy implementation is often overlooked.

  6. Artificial intelligence can help halve road deaths by 2030

    - UN News

    ​Countries and investors need to step up the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) to keep roads safe for everyone, three UN Special Envoys said on Thursday, leading a new AI for Road Safety initiative. 

  7. Guterres criticizes ‘unprecedented expulsion’ of staff from Ethiopia; calls for focus on saving lives

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday urged authorities in Ethiopia to allow vital humanitarian work there to continue, following the recent decision to declare seven of the Organization’s staff persona non grata and expel them from the country.

  8. Will Taliban Honour UN Treaties Signed by Afghanistan Over the Last 20 Years?

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct 06 (IPS) - When the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan receives the political blessings of the 193-member General Assembly-- and eventually inherits its seat at the United Nations-- it will have to ultimately prove its credentials as a member of good standing by adhering to the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) – as all member states do.

  9. Stop New Washington Putsch

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct 05 (IPS) - As finance ministers and central bank governors gather next week for the IMF-World Bank annual meetings in the US capital, the first shots of a new putsch against multilateralism have been fired. The target: Kristalina Georgieva, Fund Managing Director (MD) since 2019.

  10. Only around 1 in 5 space industry workers are women

    - UN News

    The number of women employed in the international space industry represents just 20-22 percent of the workforce, according to figures released by the UN; roughly the same proportion as 30 years ago.  

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