News headlines for “Sustainable Development”, page 2

  1. Gaza: Multiple strikes kill dozens near UN aid hub as thousands flee fighting

    - UN News

    Multiple strikes have killed dozens of people in central Gaza, landing just 100 metres from a humanitarian hub, UN agencies said on Tuesday, as thousands continue to face displacement amid the ongoing war.

  2. Polarised Security Council debates meaning of multilateralism

    - UN News

    The current polarised international political landscape was on raw display at the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, as it convened for the Russian presidency’s signature event for the month, Multilateral cooperation in the interest of a more just, democratic and sustainable world order.

  3. UN and EU humanitarians appeal for more support for Haiti

    - UN News

    The multifaceted humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti requires urgent international attention, three senior aid officials from the United Nations and the European Union have said, wrapping up a four-day visit to the Caribbean country where they saw firsthand how ongoing gang violence has upended people’s lives.

  4. DPR Korea: Forced labour is institutionalized and dangerous, warns UN rights office

    - UN News

    Forced labour is widespread and institutionalized across the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), maintained through violence and recrimination, the UN human rights office OHCHR said on Tuesday.

  5. Sudan: 800,000 still trapped in El Fasher where supplies running out, warns WHO

    - UN News

    Hunger and fear of famine stalk Sudan where a staggering 800,000 people still remain trapped in the North Darfur capital El Fasher without enough food, water or medical support, the World Health Organization, WHO, said on Tuesday.

  6. From Trauma to Triumph: Kenyan Women's Courageous Battle Against Female Genital Mutilation

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Jul 15 (IPS) - In the heart of Empash village, a fragmented community nestled in Suswa, Narok County, some 62 miles northwest of Nairobi, Naomy Kolian's story unfolds like a gripping saga of pain, resilience, and unyielding determination.

  7. Warming Asian Glaciers: Regional Strategy for Riskscape

    - Inter Press Service

    BANGKOK, Thailand, Jul 15 (IPS) - Scientific assessments reveal that the Third Pole (TP), encompassing the vast glaciated mountain systems of Asia, is warming at an alarming rate of over 0.3 ºC per decade, surpassing the global average.

  8. The triple planetary crisis: Global Foresight Report reveals global shifts

    - UN News

    Eight critical global shifts are accelerating a triple planetary crisis of climate change, nature loss, pollution and waste, according to the new Global Foresight Report produced by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Science Council (ISC) released on Monday.

  9. Global call to equip youth with skills for a peaceful and sustainable future

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General has underscored the need to empower young people globally with the skills they need to shape a more peaceful, sustainable future for all.

  10. UN deputy chief calls for major arms spending cuts and urgent action to save SDGs

    - UN News

    The UN Deputy Secretary-General on Monday urged global leaders to redirect resources from warfare to peace and sustainable development initiatives.

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