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Did not anticipate such enthusiastic response to my call for Yoga day: PM Modi

Jun 19, 2016

Did not anticipate such enthusiastic response to my call for Yoga day: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday said he had not anticipated the "enormous enthusiasm"from across the globe for an International Yoga Day. #Narendra Modi #UN #TheySaidIt #UN General Assembly #International Day of Yoga
Nadda says India supplies 80% drugs to combat AIDS globally

Jun 09, 2016

Nadda says India supplies 80% drugs to combat AIDS globally

The UN General Assembly adopted a new political declaration that emphasised on the critical importance of affordable medicines to combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #UN General Assembly #JP Nadda #TRIPS #antiretroviral therapy
Pakistan is 'not desperate' to resume dialogue with India: Sartaj Aziz

Jun 06, 2016

Pakistan is 'not desperate' to resume dialogue with India: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan is "not desperate" to resume peace talks with India which has never opened a window of opportunity for dialogue . #India #Terrorism #Pakistan #Kashmir #TheySaidIt #UN General Assembly #Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz
Disrupt finances of drug-terror nexus, Arun Jaitley tells UN General Assembly

Apr 20, 2016

Disrupt finances of drug-terror nexus, Arun Jaitley tells UN General Assembly

Arun Jaitley said in his address that the "growing nexus of drug trafficking and terrorist networks endangers peace, security and stability across regions". #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #UN General Assembly #World Drug Problem
Who will succeed Ban Ki-moon? Nine UN secretary-general hopefuls face questions

Apr 15, 2016

Who will succeed Ban Ki-moon? Nine UN secretary-general hopefuls face questions

The search has begun for a successor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, whose second five-year term ends on 31 December #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #UN General Assembly #UN secretary general #Mogens Lykketoft
'Time to step up once again': Canada to seek UN Security Council seat for 2021-22, says PM Trudeau

Mar 17, 2016

'Time to step up once again': Canada to seek UN Security Council seat for 2021-22, says PM Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada will seek a two-year term on the UN Security Council starting in 2021, citing the country's resettling of Syrian refugees and a desire to take part in peacekeeping efforts as evidence of a renewed commitment to engagement in world affairs #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #UN Security Council #UN General Assembly #Human Rights #Canada #UN peacekeeping forces #Justin Trudeau
Act with courage and principle: UN human rights commissioner urges nations to not discriminate

Feb 29, 2016

Act with courage and principle: UN human rights commissioner urges nations to not discriminate

UN human rights commissioner slammed leaders for pandering to “simplistic nationalism” for settling challenges and warned that this may lead to a “colossus of violence and death”. #NewsTracker #UN General Assembly #UNHRC #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #Human rights violation #Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein #Mogens Lykketoft #Choi Kyong-lim
At COP21, Nawaz Sharif and Ashraf Ghani agree to resume Taliban peace talks

Dec 01, 2015

At COP21, Nawaz Sharif and Ashraf Ghani agree to resume Taliban peace talks

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed to work together to revive stalled peace talks with Taliban insurgents after meeting on the sidelines of a climate change conference in Paris, officials said. #China #US #Pakistan #Taliban #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Paris #Mullah Omar #Nawaz Sharif #UN General Assembly #Ashraf Ghani #COP21
United Nations begins search for new secretary-general to succeed Ban Ki-moon

Nov 26, 2015

United Nations begins search for new secretary-general to succeed Ban Ki-moon

A draft letter from the presidents of the Security Council and the General Assembly calls for candidates to replace Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to declare their interest in spring 2016 and for the next UN chief to be selected by September or October in order to have sufficient time to prepare for the critically important job. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #UN General Assembly #UN secretary general #Britain's UN Ambassador Matthew Rycroft