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    Miami : February 22, 2021February 22, 2021 0 US Senator Rick Scott rejected the decision of the United Nations (UN) to grant the right to speak to dictator Nicolás Maduro regarding the start of the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. “Amazing. A new low point for the Human Rights Council. Giving...
    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged Myanmar's military, which seized power three weeks ago, to halt repression and release hundreds detained since the coup. Guterres, speaking to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, said: "We see the undermining of democracy, the use of brutal force, arbitrary arrests, repression in all its manifestations. Restrictions of...
    Miami : February 19, 2021February 19, 2021 0 Asylum seekers with open cases who have spent three months or years on the northern border of Mexico with the United States (US), could return to the country, starting this Friday, authorities said. The measure will begin progressively with the idea of ​​benefiting immigrants affected by the “Stay...
    This program only concerns refugees selected by the country’s intelligence and security agencies in United Nations camps around the world. It mainly targets the most vulnerable, such as the elderly, widows and the disabled. Biden stressed that the resettlement program will also protect members of the LGBT community. “We make sure to promote the rights of these people...
    Business plans include sustainability within innovation strategy, science-based emissions reduction targets and human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption goals Wilmington, Del., Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ashland is joining the global movement of leading companies and aligning operations with the ambitious aim of the Paris Climate Accord to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. Ashland has...
    There were pivotal years when the field of possibilities opened up. For TrackInsight, 2020 is one of them. Specialist in ETFs (Exchange-Traded Fund), or listed investment funds, the Riviera fintech has indeed just put its first foot in the big leagues of finance. And intends to put the second. Quickly. Hence the ambitious growth objectives of between 50 and...
    The German airline confirmed that it plans to fly directly from Hamburg to Puerto Argentino on February 1, bringing a crew of scientists and sailors to replace personnel from its base in Antarctica. From the Argentine Foreign Ministry they indicated that the company received permission to fly over our airspaceor, highlighting that «the presentation of Lufthansa’s application before Argentine authorities...
    On a momentous week for the future of American foreign policy, a new poll conducted in all fifty states finds that Americans are united in their strong support for the United Nations. WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — On a momentous week for the future of American foreign policy, a new poll conducted in all fifty states finds that Americans...
    Article 19 of the Charter of the United Nations provides for a suspension of the right to vote in the General Assembly for any country whose amount of arrears is equal to or greater than the contribution due by it for the past two full years. Antonio Guterres specifies the amounts which, without paying off their total debt, would...
    (Reuters) - UK Business Minister Alok Sharma offered to resign from his ministerial position in order to take on a full-time role preparing for the country's chairmanship of United Nations COP26 climate change summit, The Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/let-me-quit-the-government-to-lead-climate-talks-says-alok-sharma-z7hvnqgqd reported on Saturday. Alok Sharma, who is also president of this year's climate summit, has told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he would...
    WASHINGTON, DC / ACCESSWIRE / December 21, 2020 / Emadeddin Muntasser, president of the Democracy and Human Rights Foundation, recently issued a letter to the United Nations on behalf of Libyans who oppose the international governing body’s settlement plan in Libya. The letter was addressed to António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. The subject of the letter was the...
    Hustle For Humanity Announces Official United Nations Partnership to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2020 LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The announcement from the fast growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit Human Rights Organization comes on International Human Rights Day 2020, the 72nd Anniversary of the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted...
    World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there is a “light at the end of the tunnel” as progress continues to be made on coronavirus vaccines. The WHO chief said the world can begin to “dream” about the end of the pandemic, which has dominated global news, politics, and economics for most of 2020. He made the remarks...
    The Métis Nation Calls for the Speedy Passage of An Act Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 3, 2020 OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 3, 2020 /CNW/ – The Métis National Council welcomes today’s introduction of An Act Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and calls for...
    REUTERS The world has learned a lot about Yevgeny Prigozhin since American authorities first filed criminal charges against him two years ago for alleged financial ties to the internet troll farm accused of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Known as “Putin’s Chef” due to his vast Kremlin catering contracts, Prigozhin has also been sanctioned by the...
    The world has learned a lot about Yevgeny Prigozhin since American authorities first filed criminal charges against him two years ago for alleged financial ties to the internet troll farm accused of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Known as “Putin’s Chef” due to his vast Kremlin catering contracts, Prigozhin has also been sanctioned by the U.S. for...
    Boris Johnson’s government has reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations’ controversial Global Compact for Migration, rejected by the Trump administration in the United States, and by conservative-led governments in countries including Australia, Poland, and Hungary. Speaking at the International Organization for Migration (IOM, or UN Migration Agency) Council, the British ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Julian Braithwaite,...
    Pest Control Company Donates $275,000, Matches up to $50,000 on Giving Tuesday PROVO, Utah, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aptive Environmental pest control, one of the fastest growing pest control companies in North America, will donate $275,000, and counting, to the United Nations Foundation’s “Nothing but Nets” in 2020. In honor of Malaria Awareness month in November and Giving...
    OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 12, 2020 /CNW/ –  The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) condemns the exclusion of its voices from a high level meeting on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Today’s Federal-Provincial Territorial (FPT) meeting with select National Indigenous Organizations (NIO) discussing the draft legislation to implement UNDRIP was organized by the federal Department of...
    North Korea rebuked the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog agency as “a marionette dancing to the tune” of the West, signaling Pyonyang’s continued hostility toward international monitoring. North Korean Ambassador Kim Song’s dismissive words came Wednesday at a U.N. General Assembly meeting, after the International Atomic Energy Agency condemned Pyongyang’s ongoing nuclear activities as “a clear violation” of Security Council resolutions. “This...
    The international student competition “Design for Sustainable Cities” open for submissions till 31 December 2020 LONDON, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “Design for Sustainable Cities” is an international student competition held by BE OPEN and Cumulus Association in support of the United Nations’ SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. The competition is open to students and graduates of all art, design,...
    The U.S. and 32 other nations signed a declaration last week that made clear that "there is no international right to abortion" and highlighted the foundational importance of the family unit to society. The document, called the "Geneva Consensus Declaration On Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family" and co-sponsored by the U.S., Brazil, Egypt, Hungary,...
    (CNN)The world is still in the grips of a global pandemic that has killed more than 1.1 million people and infected more than 43.1 million worldwide. Lives and livelihoods have been threatened and lost. While the future remains uncertain, it's clear that we face a new and changing world. As the activist and author Arundhati Roy wrote in April, "Whatever...
    Statement by the Prime Minister on United Nations Day Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 24, 2020 OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 24, 2020 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on United Nations Day: “Today, on United Nations Day, we recognize what we can achieve when countries around the world work together toward shared goals. “In 1945,...
    HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This fall, Jessie Chung from Hong Kong has been selected to represent Family Mask for the inaugural YOUNGA™ Forum. Organized by BridgingTheGap Ventures, this first-of-its-kind virtual global youth takeover of the United Nations is focused on a central theme for 2020—the future youth want, the action we need.  Jessie Chung will represent Hong Kong, China...
    On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Breitbart News senior contributor and Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer stated that the emails obtained from Hunter Biden’s one-time business associate, Bevan Cooney, show “a veritable United Nations of corruption” and that 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden, “as vice president of the United States, was a center...
    The United Nations General Assembly elected Cuba on Tuesday as a member of the Human Rights Council despite protests by activists and civil society organizations that have denounced multiple human-rights violations committed by the Cuban regime. Cuba got 170 votes out of 192 valid ballots. In its candidacy statement, Cuba promised to promote “cultural rights” and highlighted its political system’s...
    HUHTAMÄKI OYJ PRESS RELEASE 12.10.2020 AT 10:00 Huhtamaki donation helps clean plastics from the Mithi River in Mumbai, India Global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki is donating €600,000 to fund a project that aims to stop the flow of plastic into the Indian Ocean from the Mithi River in Mumbai, India. The project is one of three initiatives that Huhtamaki...
    Berit Roald | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The United Nations World Food Programme has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was among the favorites to win for the second year in a row, for her campaigning to draw attention to the climate crisis. New Zealand Prime...
    NEW YORK, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has captured the world’s attention for nearly all of 2020, yet with one-fifth of the population still lacking adequate housing, the global housing crisis has also come to the forefront. To support United Nations Day on Saturday, October 24 at 12 noon EST, the Global Housing Foundation (GHF),...
    By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The coronavirus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it, prompting renewed calls to reform the world body so that it can meet challenges far different — and more daunting — than those it faced at...
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The coronavirus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it, prompting renewed calls to reform the world body so that it can meet challenges far different — and more daunting — than those it faced at its birth. As U.N. Secretary-General Antonio...
    ‘America will always be a leader in human rights,’ Trump said It’s not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America’s critics have taken note too, using recent months’ demonstrations and graphic images of police violence to denounce the country at the United Nations’ gathering of world leaders...
    By AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America's critics have taken note too, using recent months' demonstrations and graphic images of police violence to denounce the country at the United Nations' gathering of world leaders...
    US justice chief blasts militant secularists National Motorsports Appeals Panel upholds penalty to Mike Wallace Watch BTS 2020 speech at the United Nations General Assembly © Provided by INSIDER BTS attends the 2020 Grammys. Steve Granitz/WireImage/Getty Images BTS delivered remarks on Wednesday at the 75th United Nations General Assembly. The group spoke to future generations, contextualized within the...
    BTS attends the 2020 Grammys. Steve Granitz/WireImage/Getty Images BTS delivered remarks on Wednesday at the 75th United Nations General Assembly. The group spoke to future generations, contextualized within the current moment of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the speech, BTS delivered a message of persistence and hope, speaking about their own struggles with loneliness and creativity during the pandemic....
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 8:15 p.m. The president of Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, is calling for the “uninhibited supply of safe and effective coronavirus vaccines for all.” African nations have been outspoken in seeking the equitable distribution of any COVID-19 vaccine, while watching anxiously as some of the...
    The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary as the post-World War Two global order which created it is on shaky foundations. Multilateralism is in serious disarray, as the former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has observed. President Donald Trump's America First foreign policy has seen the US thumb its nose at multilateral agreements from the Paris...
    President Trump speaks during the 75th annual U.N. General Assembly, which is being held mostly virtual amid the coronavirus pandemic, as seen on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. United Nations / Handout via Reuters United Nations — Laying down the diplomatic gauntlet, President Trump referred to the "fierce battle against the invisible enemy — the China virus" in a full...
    VIDEO7:0007:00Pres. Trump calls on world to 'hold China accountable' for Covid-19 pandemic during U.N. addressNews Videos NEW YORK — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on world leaders at the United Nations to "hold China accountable" for the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, a frequent critic of the U.N., slammed the Chinese government and the World Health Organization for the deadly virus...
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the UN General Assembly (all times EST): 10 a.m. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the United Nations must hold China “accountable” for failing to contain the coronavirus, which has killed about 200,000 Americans and nearly 1 million around the world. Trump is accusing China of not sharing timely information with the world...
    By The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the UN General Assembly (all times EST): 10 a.m. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the United Nations must hold China “accountable” for failing to contain the coronavirus, which has killed about 200,000 Americans and nearly 1 million around the world. Trump is accusing China of not sharing timely...
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