UN experts call on G7 to ensure developing countries get equal COVID-19 vaccine access2021-06-10
A group of UN human rights experts on Wednesday called on leaders of Group of Seven (G7) to make sure people in developing countries get equal access to COVID-19 vaccines and not to allow the profit motive to undermine global health and equity.
1622706214(1).png UNGA president pledges not to let corruption continue unchecked2021-06-03
President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, said on Wednesday that the effects of corruption are "detrimental to all of society" and it should not be allowed to continue unchecked.
Acute food insecurity at 5-year high in 2020 due to war, economic crisis, extreme weather: UN agencies2021-05-06
Conflicts, economic crises and extreme weather conditions pushed the number of people who faced acute food insecurity to 155 million in 2020, the highest figure in five years, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other agencies said on Wednesday.
IMF chief says optimistic for global agreement on corporate income taxation this year2021-05-05
Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said on Tuesday that she's optimistic for a global agreement on corporate income taxation this year to fix the international tax system.
UN General Assembly president calls for aid to India in fight against COVID-192021-04-28
The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, on Tuesday called for international aid to India in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, said his spokesman.
G20 calls on IMF to prepare for new SDR allocation, agrees to extend debt relief through 20212021-04-08
Finance officials from the Group of 20 (G20) major economies on Wednesday called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to prepare for a new allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) while agreeing to extend debt relief for the world's poorest countries through the end of 2021.
WHO warns slow vaccine roll-out prolonging COVID-19 pandemic2021-04-02
As the European region currently fights a resurgence of COVID-19 transmissions, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe on Thursday called upon the governments in the region to "scale-up of both vaccine production and vaccination."
UNGA president warns global community against modern forms of slavery2021-03-26
The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, on Thursday warned the international community against modern forms of slavery.
WTO appoints new chief amid calls for change in multilateral trading system2021-02-17
Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday agreed by consensus to appoint Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the organization's seventh director-general.
139722142_16124812224991n_副本.jpg UN General Assembly president receives COVID-19 vaccine2021-02-05
UN General Assembly president receives COVID-19 vaccine
100 mln COVID-19 cases worldwide expected this week: WHO chief2021-01-26
"Numbers can make us numb to what they represent: every death is someone's parent, someone's partner, someone's child, someone's friend," Tedros said, and called for vaccination of health workers and older people to be underway in all countries within the first 100 days of 2021.
UN special session stresses equity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution2020-12-04
Equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine, medicines and medical equipment shall be secured in global response to the pandemic, according to speakers at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UN chief calls for investment in culture to promote global solidarity2020-10-23
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for investment in culture to promote global solidarity.
UN urges Africa to develop regulations to spur e-commerce growth2018-07-24
The United Nations on Monday urged African states to develop regulations in order to spur e-commerce growth.
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