Tag: Unitednations

International Day of Democracy 2022, Decoding Lincoln’s Definition

Lincoln’s view on democratic form of governance which was based on the very idea of three fundamentals, “Of the people, by the people, and for the people was widely regarded as the soul of democracy.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
UN Secretary-Genera,l Antonio Guterres
UN chief urges protecting right to education

In 2020 and 2021, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack reported over 5,000 assaults and cases of military use of schools and universities.

  • Saturday, 10 September 2022
Volker Turk
Career UN bureaucrat Volker Turk of Austria appointed to top human rights post

The appointment was made while Guterres was on his way to meet with victims of Pakistan's floods.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
Captain Zoya’s Message To Young Girls in India

In January this year, Captain Zoya Agarwal commanded an all-women crew and piloted the longest non-stop commercial flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru in India. Adding another feather to her cap, Captain Zoya has been chosen by the United Nations as its spokesperson from India for Generation Equality. Moreover, the United Nations featured India and Air India on International Youth Day on August 12 to spread awareness among the youth. Speaking to the media, Zoya said that she is hounoured to represent the country as the flag carrier of Air India on UN platform.

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  • Friday, 13 August 2021