Tag: Unga

Ruchira Kamboj
India dismisses as 'frivolous' Pakistan's attempt to raise Kashmir during UNGA Ukraine vote

Kamboj declared, "The entire territory of Jammu and Kashmir is and will always be an integral and inalienable part of India irrespective of what the representative of Pakistan believes - or covets."

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
In UNGA, India votes to reject Russia's demand for secret ballot on draft resolution on Ukraine

Moscow's demand for a secret ballot was rejected after 107 UN member states, including India, voted in favour of a recorded vote.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
UN chief calls for action in 5 areas to transform education

Guterres stressed the need to protect the right to quality education for everyone, especially girls, everywhere, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022
S Jaishankar
Jaishankar in New York for hectic diplomatic week at UNGA's session

Jaishankar's US visit from September 18-28 will also include a trip to DC after the UNGA session.

  • Monday, 19 September 2022
UNGA designates Int'l Day of Women in Diplomacy

The draft resolution was tabled by General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid's country, the Maldives, with 191 co-sponsors.

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2022
UNGA votes measure for making UNSC permanent members answer for vetoes 
UNGA votes measure for making UNSC permanent members answer for vetoes 

While reiterating India's call for a complete reform of the Council, Deputy Permanent Representative R. Ravindra said the resolution was a "flawed approach (that) is, therefore, an aberration" that cannot address the totality of the problems with the Council's role and powers.

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
UNGA To Vote Again On Ukraine: Spokesperson
UNGA To Vote On Thursday To Suspend Russia From UNHRC Over Ukraine Crisis

The office of the President of the UN General Assembly said that the Emergency Special Session of the 193-member UN body will resume on Thursday at 10 A.M. and action is expected on the draft resolution to suspend Russia.

  • Wednesday, 06 April 2022
UNGA To Vote Again On Ukraine: Spokesperson
UNGA To Vote Again On Ukraine: Spokesperson

A draft resolution sponsored by Ukraine and other member states has been submitted and is being processed, said Paulina Kubiak Greer, spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.

  • Tuesday, 22 March 2022
 UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti
Ukraine Crisis: India Calls For Immediate Cessation Of Violence, Says All Differences Can Only Be Bridged Through Honest Dialogue

"India is deeply concerned that the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate. We reiterate our call for immediate cessation of violence and end to hostilities, Tirumurti said.

  • Tuesday, 01 March 2022
'Scalable, Cost-Effective': PM Modi Headlines India's Tech Power At UNGA
'Scalable, Cost-Effective': PM Modi Headlines India's Tech Power At UNGA

The first in-person leader-level Quad meeting welcomed India's announcement to resume exports of Covid vaccines, including to COVAX, beginning October 2021. The triage between Japan, Australia and India on this effort headlines immediate deliverables while offering a lens into what the Quad seeks to stand for.

  • Saturday, 25 September 2021
World Leaders Pledge $5 Billion To Protect Nature

The nine philanthropic organisations jointly launched the 'Protecting Our Planet Challenge' to ensure that 30 per cent of the planet is protected and preserved by 2030 --with a specific focus on the most important places for biodiversity.

  • Thursday, 23 September 2021
UNGA Adopts Political Declaration On Fight Against Racism

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday adopted a political declaration on the fight against racism at a high-level meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action.

  • Thursday, 23 September 2021
PM Modi In Odisha
PM Modi Arrives In US To Attend Quad Leaders' Summit, Address UNGA

President Biden will host Modi at the White House for their first bilateral meeting on September 24

  • Thursday, 23 September 2021
Sushma acknowledges previous governments' development efforts

United Nations: In a display of unity on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has paid a compliment to previous governments, including the Congress party, by acknowledging their efforts to build India. She also showcased the demonetisation and the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as successes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sushma meets Bhutanese PM, Tunisian counterpart

New York: On a day of hectic diplomatic engagements, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui ahead of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session here. “#EAM@UNGA Stregthening (sic) traditionally unique bilateral relations. EAM@SushmaSwaraj meets with Bhutanese PM @tsheringtobgay in New York,” External Affairs […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021