News headlines for “Arms Control”, page 2

  1. Series of appalling deadly attacks on displaced people in DR Congo

    - UN News

    The UN refugee Agency, UNHCR, is “appalled by a series of deadly attacks” on displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the agency’s spokesperson told journalists on Tuesday in Geneva.

  2. UN chief calls for nuclear weapons-free Middle East

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General on Monday called on all Middle East States to transform the vision of a region with no nuclear weapons, or other weapons of mass destruction, into a working reality.   

  3. Violations of Palestinian rights puts two-State solution at risk UN chief warns

    - UN News

    The situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, continues to pose a significant challenge to international peace and security, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said on Monday. 

  4. Ethiopia’s Civil War Fueled by Weapons from UN’s Big Powers

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 25 (IPS) - In Hollywood movies, the legendary Wild West was routinely portrayed with gunslingers, lawmen and villains—resulting in the ultimate showdown between the “good guys and the bad guys”.

  5. Colombia’s peace process is taking ‘deep roots’, but all sides must work together to overcome lingering challenges

    - UN News

    The signing of the Final Peace Agreement five years ago generated hope and inspiration in Colombia and throughout the international community, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday that the achievements are undeniable, and the country’s people should be proud.

  6. Libya at ‘delicate and critical juncture’ ahead of landmark elections: UN envoy

    - UN News

    With one month left until elections in Libya, it is important that the international community remains united in support of the process, UN Special Envoy Ján Kubiš told the Security Council on Wednesday. 

  7. Ongoing Pandemic Push Africa's Children Out of School

    - Inter Press Service

    Nairobi, Nov 24 (IPS) - Kenya’s secondary schools’ administration has been in the eye of a storm since schools reopened in October 2021. Since then, students have set on fire 35 schools and counting, forcing the government to announce an unscheduled break from school – ahead of the planned December 23 closing.

  8. UN chief sees firsthand the progress and challenges five years after Colombia’s historic peace deal

    - UN News

    In Colombia to mark the fifth anniversary of the peace accord between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC-EP, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday visited a small mountainside village he described as a “laboratory of peace”, where former combatants and civilians are working and living side-by-side.

  9. Importance of sound, inclusive elections in Iraq ‘cannot be overstated’

    - UN News

    Following “hard-earned” parliamentary elections on 10 October, Iraqis of all political stripes must exercise restraint, eschew violence and await the outcome’s final certification by the Federal Supreme Court, the senior UN official in the country told the Security Council on Tuesday.

  10. Yemen recovery possible if war stops now: UNDP report

    - UN News

    War-torn Yemen is among the poorest countries in the world, but recovery is possible if the conflict ends now, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on Tuesday. 

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