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China’s ‘miracle grass’ contributes to world’s green development: UN meeting

China’s ‘miracle grass’ contributes to world’s green development: UN meeting

A kind of “miracle grass” introduced from China, known as Juncao, is being held up by UN officials as a powerful tool that contributes to agricultural cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as well as the sustainable development around the world. At a meeting brought together about 200 representatives from […]

North Korea slams UN rapporteur over human rights comment

North Korea slams UN rapporteur over human rights comment

North Korea’s party organ Rodong Sinmun on Monday criticized the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur of human rights Tomas Ojea Quintana’s recent visit to South Korea, saying it triggered unnecessary conflict between the two Koreas. “The U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) has interrupted inter-Korean relations […]

Legendary Kofi Annan-Bringing the United Nations Closer to People

Legendary Kofi Annan-Bringing the United Nations Closer to People

An overview look may suggest that UN has lost its battles; one after another, against the main humanity enemies: But, for a second thought, UN succeeded in them all, but our enemies are growing more aggressive, while the responsible world powers are not responding enough to their duties. So, along its career, UN needed legends […]

11 million North Koreans suffer from malnutrition: UN report

11 million North Koreans suffer from malnutrition: UN report

Nearly 43 percent of North Korean people (11 million) are suffering a chronic food shortage and ensuing malnutrition, a report by five U.N. agencies showed on Tuesday. It was a 2.6 million increase from 10 years ago, the report said, reflecting the North’s continuing food insecurity. A major culprit behind these calamities is raging climate […]

The World Health Organization on MERS in Korea

The World Health Organization on MERS in Korea

The World Health Organization (WHO) is willing to support efforts to contain the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus in Korea, the UN organization said Sunday. The statement comes after a Korean man, 61, was diagnosed with the disease on Saturday ― the first MERS case in the country in three years. Since then, he has […]

Turkey’s State of Emergency shrinking space for dissidents : UN

Turkey’s State of Emergency shrinking space for dissidents : UN

“Protracted restrictions on the human rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association are incompatible with the conduct of a credible electoral process in Turkey,” Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN High commissioner for human rights, said in a statement on Wednesday, stressing that these rights are particularly crucial in the context of elections. “On […]

UN to adopt a plan to house 400,000 Syrians

UN to adopt a plan to house 400,000 Syrians

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said he will ask countries to step forward and agree to take in another 400,000 Syrian refugees. On his first visit to Washington since being appointed to head the UN refugee effort, Filippo Grandi said the world must do more to end the crisis. “On March 30, I’m […]

Iran begins a post-sanctions era

Iran begins a post-sanctions era

Iran took a huge step toward ending its international isolation after the United Nation’s atomic watchdog “IAEA” confirmed Iran was carrying out measures agreed under the deal. European Union Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Mogherini said that the economic sanctions against Iran were lifted now that the country has joined the UK, United States, France, Germany, […]

Emma Watson starts UN inspired feminist book club

Emma Watson starts UN inspired feminist book club

British actress and activist Emma Watson announced her plans of starting her own feminist-themed book club. She took to her accounts on social media such as Twitter and Facebook, to talk in detail about her plans. She took to her twitter asking fans to help her brainstorm for book club names, coming up with “Our […]

UN adopts a human rights resolution in North Korea

UN adopts a human rights resolution in North Korea

The United Nations decided for the second year in row to adopt a resolution that calls for referring all of the human rights issues in North Korea to the International Criminal Court. The United Nations General Assembly held the meeting in their headquarters in New York on 17th December, and the majority agreed on that decision, […]

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