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Oct 12, 2018
India wins seat to UN Human Rights Council with 188 votes in Asia-Pacific categoryThe 193-member UN General Assembly held elections in United Nations for new members to the UNHRC. The 18 new members were elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries needed a minimum of 97 votes to get elected to the Council.
Sep 27, 2018
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif at UNGA, discusses US sanctionsThe two sides also discussed the status of Iran nuclear deal with the European Union.
Sep 24, 2018
Reform of multilateral system, climate action, peace, security key priorities for India during UNGA, says Syed AkbaruddinEmphasizing that multilateralism is under stress and being challenged, Akbaruddin said significant actors on the global platform are "disassociating" on very important areas of global interaction, whether migration or human rights, a veiled reference to the US withdrawing from the UN Global Compact on Migration and the UN Human Rights Council. Further, the finances of international organisations are becoming increasingly contested.
Sep 23, 2018
Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for 73rd session of UNGA, will address General Debate on 29 SeptemberSwaraj, who arrived for the UN General Assembly on Saturday, will hold several bilateral and multilateral discussions with her global counterparts as well as with the top UN officials.
Sep 20, 2018
India responds to Antonio Guterres' call for climate action, contributes $1 million to instal solar panels on roof of UN headquartersIndia's $1 million contribution to install solar panels on the roof of the UN headquarters will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy,
Sep 18, 2018
India's Ambassador to UN Syed Akbaruddin calls for crippling Taliban's illicit drug trade in AfghanistanSyed Akbaruddin said that the agendas of terror organisations draw financial sustenance not only from extortion and forced levies and taxes, but also benefit from criminal networks operating drug cartels and stealing Afghanistan's natural resources.
Aug 30, 2018
Pakistan should not indulge in 'polemics', must work to eradicate terror and violence from South Asia: India at UNSCIndia's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador, Syed Akbaruddin, said about the Jammu and Kashmir dispute that Pakistan is "regurgitating a failed approach, which has long been rejected, is neither reflective of pacific intent nor a display of pacific content."
Aug 05, 2018
Washington's desperation to secure peace in Afghanistan plays to Islamabad's advantage, threatens New Delhi's strategic interestsUnderlining Washington’s desire to build a strong security partnership with India, the John McCain National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) for the 2019 fiscal has urged the Donald Trump administration to strengthen its defence partnership with India, noting that such a partnership should enable “strategic, operational and tactical coordination between our militaries.”
Jun 27, 2018
India's Ambassador to UN Syed Akbaruddin says attacks inside Afghanistan launched from 'safe havens in its neighbourhood'While not naming Pakistan, Akbaruddin said those supporting the terrorists targeting Afghanistan have not been deterred. “Notwithstanding the efforts made by the international community, there are still those who provide sanctuaries to support the dark agendas of terrorist organizations like the Taliban, LeT and others
Jun 26, 2018
Indian Ambassador to UN Syed Akbaruddin questions 'unrepresentative' Security Council's ability to protectIndia has questioned how the United Nations Security Council, which is "grossly unrepresentative" and has a questionable record in addressing common challenges, pursue the noble cause of responsibility to protect populations and prevent genocide and crimes and humanity.