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UN and partners announce Afghan peace summit will convene in Turkey this month |

The talks are due to run through 4 May, known officially as the Istanbul Conference on the Afghan Peace Process, and the co-conveners said...

Myanmar heading towards a ‘full-blown conflict’, UN human rights chief warns |

“Statements of condemnation, and limited targeted sanctions, are clearly not enough. States with influence need to urgently apply concerted pressure on the military in...

Amidst ‘heightened intensity’ actions toward peace must be ‘in the best interests’ of Afghans...

More than six months after formal Afghan peace negotiations between the Government and Taliban representatives were launched in September, Deborah Lyons, who also heads...

Learning from China’s economic example: a UN Resident Coordinator’s blog |

The UN Resident Coordinator in China Siddharth Chatterjee, by UNRCO China When I travelled to China to take up...

INTERVIEW: The women activists aiming to make history in Vanuatuan politics |

Anthea Arukola, a political advisor to the Vanuatu Government, plans to become the country’s first member of parliament since 2008. Georgiilla Worwor, a law...

Myanmar: ‘World is watching’, UN Special Envoy urges military to refrain from violence |

In a conversation with the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar Soe Win, Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener “reinforced that the right of peaceful assembly must...

‘Unacceptable’ violence, intimidation and harassment in Myanmar – UN chief  |

In a statement issued on Sunday by his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, the UN chief called on the military and police of Myanmar, formerly known...

Myanmar crisis: ‘All options should be on the table’, UN Human Rights Council hears...

Punitive actions against those responsible must not harm Myanmar’s vulnerable communities, and also ensure that assistance to fight the coronavirus pandemic and humanitarian support...

UN stands ready to support relief, in aftermath of deadly India flash floods |

UN humanitarians and partners are working hard to assist the people of Bangladesh and India suffering from the impact of Cyclone Amphan, which made...

Hopes and fears of mother-to-be in Afghanistan |

Arfia Omid works for the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Afghanistan where one in three girls are married before their 18th birthday and only...

Young Champions of the Earth: mapping clean water in China |

Xiaoyuan Ren has been recognized as a United Nations Environment Programme’s Young Champion of the Earth for 2020.,...

Foresters on the front line of climate change in Vanuatu · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Mong Palatino / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). One of the films being screened at the ongoing...

Bangladesh urges greater international action on Rohingya status |

Bangladesh is hosting more than one million Rohingya, a mainly Muslim minority community who are stateless, most of whom fled following a wave of...

Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan warns of rising Islamophobia |

In a pre-recorded video address to the Assembly’s annual high-level debate, Prime Minister Imran Khan, highlighted the importance of the 75th anniversary of the...

Republic of Korea stresses support for developing nations during COVID-19 |

“It is evident that the UN’s idea of inclusive multilateralism will first be tested by whether it can distribute COVID-19 vaccines to all nations...

Australian government on collision course with Facebook and Google over news revenue · Global...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Kevin Rennie / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). In what could be a world first if successful,...

Julian Assange supporters rally to defeat extradition to United States · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Kevin Rennie / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Time is fast running out to get justice for...

A masked Spiderman and friends bring joy to Melbourne’s locked-down suburb · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Kevin Rennie / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). With Melbourne in a winter COVID-19 lockdown for six...

Covid-19 et recherche scientifique : Les piques de l’éminent et trés respecté Prof Brice...

Sur la télévision Canal 3, ce dimanche, l’écologue Brice Sinsin lance des flèches aux dirigeants africains. Il s’en prend à eux pour la forte...
The International Decade for People of African Descent, 2015–2024

Dr. Barryl Biekman’s Urgent Letter to H.E. Donald John Trump Regarding the Murder of...

From: Dr. Barryl A. BiekmanCoordination & Monitoring Working Group UN International Decade People of African descent. (The Netherlands)[email protected]   To: H.E. Donald John TrumpPresident of the United States...

Greek PM ‘discovers’ South Zealand · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Veroniki Bacharidi-Krikoni / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Greek social media users have spent the week laughing...

PROF. BRICE SINSIN AU SUJET DE LA COVID-19 EN AFRIQUE : « IL EST...

Ecologue, le Professeur Brice Sinsin fait le lien entre la crise de la biodiversité et la pandémie de la Covid-19. L’ancien Recteur de l’Université...

COVID-19 could help turn the tide on ocean health in Asia-Pacific |

It suggests that the temporary shutdown of activities due to the crisis, as well as reduced traffic on the seas and demand for marine...

SOS – Bringing Pan Africanism & Familyhood into Reality “Identifying Host Countries for Displaced...

Calling All African Heads of State, CARICOM Leaders, Heads of Governments" In partnership with Mr. Neil Nelson of Atlanta Black Star (www.atlantablackstar.com), the Honorable Kyangulani...