The United Arab Emirates was endorsed by consensus by the Asia-Pacific Group, APG, for its candidacy for a seat on the Security Council for the 2022-2023 term during the June 2020 meeting of the APG chaired by Zhang Jun, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of China to the UN.
UN will be purchasing dexamethasone for 4.5 million low and middle-income earners.
Around 2.4 million children below the age of 5 in Yemen were facing hunger and malnutrition due to a shortage of humanitarian aid funding amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the UNICEF.
A total 15 million children in the crises-hit Middle East and North Africa region are not attending school, a figure that is expected to reach 20 million by 2030.
China’s parliament last week approved a decision to create laws for Hong Kong to curb sedition, secession, terrorism and foreign interference. Mainland security and intelligence agents may be stationed in the city for the first time.
A COVID-19 vaccine may be the only thing that can bring back "normalcy," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, hoping for just that before the end of the year.
It was in 2019 that the United Nations, unaware of the impending COVID-19 pandemic, had designated 2021 as the Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development. The idea was mooted by a group of countries including
Thousands of people defied a night time curfew to take to the streets of Myanmar’s main city in support of the youths in the Sanchaung district, where they had been holding a daily protest against the Feb.1 coup.
Last week, exasperated by the back-and-forth that has paralyzed the council, including between China and the United States, nine of the 10 non-permanent members formally requested a meeting featuring a presentation by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
Pakistan's enigmatic Prime Minister Imran Khan effortlessly projected his East-meets-West brand from the podium of the UN General Assembly on Friday, wearing a navy blazer over a traditional shalwar kameez as he attempted to explain the dangers of Islamophobia and why Muslims are sensitive to attacks on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).