Coronavirus is causing a rise in psychological suffering, govts and health authorities need to address these issues
The UN called for the widespread availability of emergency mental health and psychological support during the pandemic.
International Forests Day today: UN terms year 2020 ‘Nature Super Year’, urges world to 'turn the tide' on deforestation
With a view of raising awareness on the importance of all types of forests and celebrating the flora and fauna within it, 21 March is celebrated as International Day of Forests. With a view of raising awareness on the importance of all types of forests and celebrating the flora and fauna within it, 21 March is celebrated as International Day of Forests.
Over 60 countries, including most small island nations, have already committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.
PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations
India's experience and capabilities in providing affordable healthcare is available for use to all developing countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the first-ever high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the UNSG's Climate Summit in New York, said "the time for talk is over" as he vowed to double India's renewable energy capacity by 2022.
Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today, meeting organised to achieve goals set in Paris Agreement
Narendra Modi will address the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on 23 September, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
Rains lash Bahamas again as tropical storm Humberto slows down relief efforts in aftermath of Hurricane Dorian
Humberto is expected to strengthen into a hurricane late Sunday, the NHC said, but by then it will be clear of the Bahamas and well off the coast of Florida
UN appoints veteran Indian Army officer Lieutenant-General Abhijit Guha to lead its mission in Yemen
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed a veteran Indian Army official as the head of the world body's observer mission in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah
UN chief concerned about escalating tensions over Kashmir issue, wants India, Pakistan to resolve issue through dialogue
The comments of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres came as India and Pakistan clashed at the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva over the Kashmir issue
Over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria, says UN; holds Bashar al-Assad-led govt responsible for crisis
Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict
He said greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by 45 percent by 2030 and “we need carbon neutrality by 2050.”
India is a 'very valuable partner' of UN, looking forward to working together with new Narendra Modi govt: Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that India is a "very valuable partner" of the United Nations and he looks forward to working with the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India voices concern over 'unjustifiable and inexplicable' delays in reimbursement to countries contributing to UN peacekeeping
The UN owes India $38 million, among the highest it has to pay to any country, for peacekeeping operations as of March 2019
In the race against climate change, we need more plans and action, not just words and speeches.
Sentenced to 7 years in prison and jailed for over 500 days, it's been a long fight for freedom for Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of 12 December, 2017. At the time they were detained, outside a restaurant in Yangon, they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State
Venezuela protests: 27-year-old woman dies in rioting; 24 injured in May Day clashes between Juan Guaido supporters and military forces
Tensions in Venezuela have soared since Guaido, who heads the National Assembly legislature, invoked the constitution to declare himself acting president on 23 January, claiming Maduro's re-election last year was illegitimate.
Antonio Guterres voices concern over UN's deteriorating finances, says India owed $38 million for peacekeeping operations
The United States is responsible for 22 percent of the $5.4 billion regular budget for 2018 and 2019 and more than 28 percent of the $6.7 billion peacekeeping budget for the year to 30 June.
World Wildlife Day 2019: This year's theme is 'life below water', find out how much you know of animals worldwide
The United Nations recognises 3 March as 'World Wildlife Day', and this year, the focus is on marine species and aims to align closely with the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 14
Kailash Satyarthi seeks international legally-binding UN convention on 'moral epidemic' of child sexual abuse
Nobel laureate and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has sought an international legally binding UN convention on child sexual abuse, terming it a "moral epidemic"
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he welcomes the ongoing talks between the US and North Korea to achieve total denuclearization.