News headlines for “Geopolitics”, page 2

  1. ‘Magnificent diversity’ of humanity is a treasure, not a threat, Guterres says

    - UN News

    Commemorating Monday’s International Day of Non-Violence, Secretary-General António Guterres urged all nations to “unite around our common humanity” to achieve a more peaceful future.

  2. Tackling fake news in Kenya: A UN Resident Coordinator blog

    - UN News

    Facing down a tidal wave of disinformation ahead of Kenya’s presidential elections in 2022, the Government and the UN collaborated on a national anti-hate speech plan and an innovative consortium of influencers to calm the waters before voters cast their ballots.

  3. UN condemns ‘abhorrent’ terrorist attacks in Pakistan

    - UN News

    At least 57 people were killed, including children in suicide bombings that targeted two religious ceremonies in Pakistan, as people gathered to celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. Secretary-General António Guterres described the attacks as “particularly abhorrent” and called for the perpetrators to be held accountable.

  4. Sudan: WHO supports battle against cholera in the east

    - UN News

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up support in Sudan, where authorities have declared a cholera outbreak in Gedaref state amid the ongoing brutal conflict between opposing militaries.

  5. Karabakh emergency escalates, thousands still pouring into Armenia: UN agencies

    - UN News

    Over 88,000 refugees from the Karabakh region have fled to Armenia in less than a week and humanitarian needs are surging, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

  6. Wanted: A New Local Oversight Structure to Achieve SDGS, Climate Action & Biodiversity Preservation

    - Inter Press Service

    KATHMANDU, Nepal, Sep 29 (IPS) - The links between Agenda 2030 and SDGs, including climate action and biodiversity preservation are clear and straightforward. Yet, leveraging them, and bringing them to together in a unified framework, remains extremely challenging.

  7. Nigerian Women Challenge 'Colonialist' Patriarchy

    - Inter Press Service

    LAGOS, Sep 28 (IPS) - Bukes Saliu wakes up very early every workday to beat the gruesome Lagos traffic to head to a job quite unusual for a woman to engage in Nigeria. She is a forklift operator in one of the busy depots in the coastal city, a task traditionally meant for men in the West African country.

  8. Global Leaders Plead for Peace in Ukraine at UN

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Sep 28 (IPS) - As it did last year, the 2023 United Nations General Assembly has been debating what role the United Nations and its members should play in the crisis in Ukraine.

  9. DR Congo: UN mission still disinformation target, as withdrawal speculation grows

    - UN News

    The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains mired in insecurity, characterized by volatility and tensions that show no signs of abating, the head of the UN’s peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO) there, said on Thursday.

  10. Haiti: International community asked to act fast 'in name of victims' of gang violence

    - UN News

    The establishment of a multinational security support mission for Haiti is being discussed this week by the UN Security Council as the Caribbean nation continues to face a crisis of violence and insecurity caused by entrenched criminal gang activity

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