Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday called on the international community to unite around the United Nations to secure peace in the world, the Kremlin press service reported.
The United Nations' financial situation is "generally positive," but some "belt- tightening" measures, including possible layoffs, are expected later this year, UN Under-secretary-general Yukio Takazu said here on Friday.
The UN’s labour agency urged Bangladesh to close unsafe factories as rescuers on Tuesday pulled more bodies from the wreckage of the nation’s worst industrial disaster in which at least 650 have died.
United Nations officials today issued a call to action to ensure the safety of journalists in every country, echoing Ban Ki-moon who declared; “When it is safe to speak, the whole world benefits”.
Togo on Wednesday assumed the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council for May.
The United Nations today launched the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific, calling on governments, farmers, scientists, business, civil society and consumers to work together to end hunger in the region where the majority of the world’s undernourished people live.
With an extensive renovation of the great General Assembly Hall imminent, United Nations officials today paid tribute to architect Oscar Niemeyer.
Local purchases of goods and services in the information technology sector by government offices has untapped potential for stimulating domestic economic progress, particularly in developing countries, the United Nations reported today.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon inaugurated a completely refurbished Security Council chamber with advanced electronics Tuesday.
Ban Ki-moon today condemned the bombing at the Boston Marathon, calling “this senseless violence… all the more appalling for taking place at an event renowned for bringing people together from around the world in a spirit of sportsmanship and harmony.”