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UN chief calls for bold, coordinated responses to global food crisis
UN chief calls for bold, coordinated responses to global food crisis

This means immediately reintegrating Ukraine's food production, and Russia's food and fertiliser, into world markets, and keeping global trade open, he said.

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
India projected to surpass China as world's most populous country during 2023: UN report
India projected to surpass China as world's most populous country during 2023: UN report

The global population is growing at its slowest rate since 1950, having fallen under one per cent in 2020.

  • Monday, 11 July 2022
Indian Economy
India, fastest-growing major economy, projected to grow 6.4% in 2022: UN

India's projected growth for 2022 is 6.4 per cent, a downward adjustment of 0.3 per cent from January.

  • Thursday, 19 May 2022
India contributes over 6 cr to UN for promotion of Hindi
India contributes over 6 cr to UN for promotion of Hindi

In a statement, the UN said that India has been making continuous efforts to expand the use of Hindi in the world body.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
United Nations headquarters in New York
UN launches action plan for clean, affordable energy by 2030

Clean, affordable energy by 2030 is crucial to addressing the climate emergency and net-zero emissions by 2050.

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
Disasters are rapidly increasing due to climate change, human behaviour: UN report
Disasters are rapidly increasing due to climate change, human behaviour: UN report

An additional estimated 37.6 million people will be living in conditions of extreme poverty due to the impact of climate change and disasters by 2030. A worst-case scenario will push an additional 100.7 million people into poverty by 2030, according to the report.

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
UN chief pushes for truce in Ukraine despite Russian envoy's negative response
UN chief pushes for truce in Ukraine despite Russian envoy's negative response

Guterres was on his way to Moscow from Turkey. He will have a working meeting and lunch with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday, and will be received by President Vladimir Putin, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Guterres urges stronger cooperation as multilateralism under threat
Guterres urges stronger cooperation as multilateralism under threat

However, the multilateral system and the value of diplomacy "are under threat from all directions", Guterres said, citing causes "From the climate crisis to the multiplication of conflicts".

  • Monday, 25 April 2022
UN chief calls for 4-day pause in fighting in Ukraine during Easter
UN chief calls for 4-day pause in fighting in Ukraine during Easter

The sculpture is the first thing that many visitors to UN headquarters in New York see as they enter the compound and symbolises the world body's commitment to world peace, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Bharat Biotech UpgraBharat Biotech Upgrading Facilitding Facilities As WHO Suspends Covaxin Supplies
Bharat Biotech Upgrading Facilities As WHO Suspends Covaxin Supplies

The WHO said in a statement late on on Saturday that the Covaxin suspension was in response to the outcomes of its post EUL (emergency use authorisation) inspection, held between March 14-22, and the need to conduct process and facility upgrades to address recently identified GMP (good manufacturing practice) deficiencies.

  • Sunday, 03 April 2022
UN Chief Warns Against 'Sleepwalking' To Climate Disaster
UN Chief Warns Against 'Sleepwalking' To Climate Disaster

The goal to limit future warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, highlighted in the Paris Agreement on climate change, and driven home in last November's COP26, gathering in Glasgow, is now on "life support" and "in intensive care," the UN chief told the Economist Sustainability Summit.

  • Tuesday, 22 March 2022
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Indian Economist Jayati Ghosh Named By UN To High-Level Advisory Board On Multilateralism

Ghosh has been named to the 12-member board, which will be supported in its work by the Centre for Policy Research of the United Nations University in close coordination with the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.

  • Monday, 21 March 2022
UN Chief Antonio Guterres
UN Chief Calls For Pause In Fighting In Ukraine To Allow Safe Passage Of Civilians Caught In Conflict In Sumy, Kharkiv

During the meeting, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said while the UN Security Council discusses the nuclear dimension of an unfolding conflict, it must acknowledge that there is a pressing humanitarian crisis confronting us in Ukraine, where safety and security of innocent civilians including several thousand Indian nationals, in particular students are at stake.

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
India At UN
Escalation Of Tension Along Russia-Ukraine Border Matter Of Deep Concern: India At UN

The escalation of tension along the border of Ukraine with the Russian Federation is a matter of deep concern, said Ambassador T S Tirumurti.

  • Tuesday, 22 February 2022
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UN Chief Calls Russia's Decision Violation Of Ukraine's Territorial Integrity; UNSC To Hold Emergency Meeting

UN Secretary-General Guterres is greatly concerned by the decision by the Russian Federation related to the status of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, a statement issued by the spokesperson of the UN chief said.

  • Tuesday, 22 February 2022
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