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.
The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai lit up to mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security, a ground-breaking resolution that was spearheaded by women leaders and organisations.
Angelique Kidjo and Skip Marley are among several global artists performing for an online fundraising concert, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
In any conflict it is the common man or the civilian who gets hit, and hurt or killed, the most. Almost nine years of civil war in Syria have left more than 380,000 people dead, including over 115,000 civilians. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,