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    Guterres: End ‘Abhorrent Practice’ of Female Genital Mutilation

    Some 4.4 million girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) this year, the UN Secretary-General warned on Tuesday, appealing for action to stamp out...

    S Jaishankar’s UN Day Message Reiterates India’s Support for Global South

    UN Secretary General António Guterres described the UN as “the product of hope” because it embodies the hope and resolve to move beyond global conflict, to...

    Pakistan’s People Victims of Calculus of Climate Injustice: António Guterres

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said at the United Nations General Assembly that a third of Pakistan had been deluged and that many island States...

    UN’s “No-Fly List” on Sexual Harassment Falls Short, Complains Rights Group

    Present and past employees are continuing to raise the alarm about the wide-scale under-reporting of sexual harassment and abuse across UN institutions. There is...

    Human Rights Defenders Write to Guterres; Say Next OHCHR Must be a Rights Champion

    The post of High Commissioner should be filled by someone of high moral standing and personal integrity, and who is independent and impartial and...

    UN System, Too Complex and Fragmented, is in Urgent Need of Reform

    Short of a complete overhaul that would revolutionize its governance and shut down many of its operations around the world, including the merging of...

    UN Secretary-General Must be Non-Risk Averse, Play a More Pivotal and Active Role

    In the context of current world affairs and international relations, it is imperative that the Secretary-General plays a more pivotal and far-greater active role...

    Russia Agrees ‘In Principle’ to UN and Red Cross Involvement in Evacuations From Mariupol

    Guterres proposed that the UN, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Ukrainian and Russian forces, coordinate work to both enable the safe...

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    Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Need Special Attention

    Civil society organisations play a critical role in monitoring the actions of the authorities, and hence, local NGOs, societies,...
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    Vigilance Needed to Avert Spread of Bird Flu to Humans

    Concerns on bird flu’s pandemic potential grew following its spread to dairy cows. Although of great concern there is...

    Groundbreaking Research on Air Pollution in North India by IIT Researchers

    Comparing the oxidative potential of Indian PM2.5 with countries across the Asia-Pacific and European regions reveals alarming findings. Indian PM's...

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    Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Need Special Attention

    Civil society organisations play a critical role in monitoring...

    Vigilance Needed to Avert Spread of Bird Flu to Humans

    Concerns on bird flu’s pandemic potential grew following its...