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UN affirms Palestinian people's right to self-determination, two-state solution

UN affirms Palestinian people's right to self-determination, two-state solution

Participants in the remote meeting organised by the United Nations to observe the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People affirmed the Palestinian people's right to self-determination ...

Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine in decades: UN

Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine in decades: UN

War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Friday.

Sheikha Alya appointed to negotiate UNSC reform

Sheikha Alya appointed to negotiate UNSC reform

President of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan Bozkir appointed HE Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani and Permanent Representative of Poland Ambassador Joanna Wronecka to lead and facilitate nego

Doha to turn ‘Blue’ for WISH and Unicef event, marking World Children’s Day

Doha to turn ‘Blue’ for WISH and Unicef event, marking World Children’s Day

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) will host a special virtual event in partnership with Unicef and stakeholders from Qatar and across the world to mark World Children’s Day today (November 20).

UN expert lauds steps taken by Qatar to alleviate blockade effects

UN expert lauds steps taken by Qatar to alleviate blockade effects

An independent UN expert lauded all the steps taken by the Qatar government to mitigate the negative effects of the sanctions imposed on people living in the country, including those from the four blockading countries.

'Implement provisional measures decided in favour of Qatar'

'Implement provisional measures decided in favour of Qatar'

The UN Special Rapporteur, Alena Douhan, stressed the importance of fully implementing decisions and provisional measures decided by the competent international bodies

UN chief 'deeply alarmed' by armed clashes in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief 'deeply alarmed' by armed clashes in Ethiopia's Tigray

The head of the United Nations said he was deeply alarmed by fighting in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, where federal troops have been exchanging fire with the powerful ethnic faction ...

UN Chief: science, unity and solidarity, key to defeating Covid

UN Chief: science, unity and solidarity, key to defeating Covid

Better preparation, listening to the science and acting together in solidarity, are some of the main ways that countries across the world can overcome the on-going Covid-19 crisis, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the World Health Summit on Sunday.

NGOs attacked in South Sudan, aid workers evacuated: UN

NGOs attacked in South Sudan, aid workers evacuated: UN

The United Nations said Friday that nearly 30 aid workers in a remote and troubled part of South Sudan had been evacuated to a peacekeeping base ‘for their safety’ following a rise in threats and attacks.

Sheikha Moza: Make digital learning an inclusive right

Sheikha Moza: Make digital learning an inclusive right

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate, on Thursday called for cross-sector collaboration to ensure equity in digital learning for children across the globe, especially those marginalised.

Indian opposition, UN call for release of elderly priest held on terror charges

Indian opposition, UN call for release of elderly priest held on terror charges

Indian opposition leaders on Wednesday called for the release of an elderly priest held on terror charges, one of 16 similar arrests rights groups say are politically motivated.

 Qatar vows continued support to UN in fighting terror, drugs

Qatar vows continued support to UN in fighting terror, drugs

Qatar affirmed its keenness to continue supporting the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and its various activities, with the aim of combating terrorism, organized crime, drug trafficking and corruption in the world.