World Returns to New York for UNGA76

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September 24, 2021 67th session of the UN General Assembly        The international community has been welcomed back into UN Headquarters in New York for the opening...

Afghanistan: UN humanitarian chief calls for ‘rights…well-being’ of women

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5 September, 2021 Women in Afghanistan play a “critical role” in delivering aid, the UN Humanitarian told the leadership of the Taliban in Kabul on...

Afghanistan: ‘Now is the time to stand as one’, UN chief tells Security Council

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18 August 2021 As desperate Afghans were trying to escape the Taliban and board planes, during chaotic scenes at Kabul airport on Monday, UN Secretary-General...

UN weather agency: millions affected by climate change and extreme weather in Latin America...

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17 August 2021 Climate-related and geophysical events resulted in the loss of 312,000 lives and directly affected more than 277 million people in Latin America...

UN chief urges support for Haiti to avert ‘humanitarian disaster’

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17 August 2021 UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday urged countries to step up support to Haiti as the country recovers from a deadly earthquake...

Conflict, climate change, COVID, forces more people into hunger

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12 July, 2021 Global hunger levels have skyrocketed because of conflict, climate change and the economic impact of COVID-19; and one in five children around...

Women must no longer be ‘squeezed into a small corner’, landmark Forum declares

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30 June 2021 Women In a bid to put gender equality at the heart of COVID recovery, UN Women kicked off a three-day “landmark effort” in...

FROM THE FIELD: 4.4 million Nigerians facing ‘catastrophic food conditions’

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2 July 2021 Humanitarian Aid Some 4.4 million people in Nigeria are facing what the UN humanitarian office, OCHA, is describing as “catastrophic food conditions”. A combination...

Nigeria ranks 47th on UN’s cybersecurity index

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4 July 2021 Nigeria ranked 47th out of 182 countries on the Global Cybersecurity Index for 2020 and occupied the fourth position in Africa. The GCI...