UN General Assembly

Mysuru youth advocates on issues of adolescent health

The event, hosted by UN General Assembly and World Health Organisation, focused on securing global accountability for protecting the health and rights of women, children and adolescents. 

published on : 11th October 2020

For how long will India be kept out of decision-making structures of UN, PM asks at UNGA session

Modi also said the stability in the United Nations and empowerment of the world body are essential for the welfare of the world.

published on : 26th September 2020

India's gesture of friendship towards one country is not directed against third country: PM Modi

The prime minister explained that from India's 'Neighbourhood First Policy' to views on the Indo-Pacifc region, the country has always worked for the interests of humankind.

published on : 26th September 2020

Self-reliant India will be force multiplier for global economy: PM Modi tells UNGA

Modi said India's experiences and its developmental journey marked with its ups and downs will only add to strengthening the path to global welfare.

published on : 26th September 2020

Turkish President Erdogan's remarks on J&K at UNGA 'completely unacceptable': India

The Turkish President, a close ally of Pakistan, had last year also raised the issue of Kashmir in his address to the high-level General Debate in the General Assembly Hall.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Donald Trump aims to use UN General Assembly address to send strong message to China

Trump is not popular at the United Nations and his speech this year comes at a time when UN members are pushing back against Washington.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Virtual edition of UN General Assembly to see record participation of world leaders: UN chief Guterres

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will next week address the high-level meeting to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the General Debate.

published on : 20th September 2020

In a scathing attack at Geneva, India calls Pakistan ' epicentre of terrorism'

Islamabad has consistently persecuted its ethnic and religious minorities including Hindus, Sikhs and Christians, India said.

published on : 16th September 2020

'No state can combat this pandemic alone': UNGA says social distancing not a global solution

Social distancing will not help at the international level; Unilateralism will only strengthen the pandemic.

published on : 16th September 2020

Landmark 75th session of UN General Assembly commences in largely virtual format amidst COVID-19 

Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir assumed charge as the President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, succeeding Nigeria's Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.

published on : 16th September 2020

India votes in favour of UN General Assembly resolution, calling for multilateral cooperation to combat COVID

The measure, which has been negotiated since May, was adopted by an overwhelming majority of 169 countries out of 193, with Ukraine and Hungary abstaining.

published on : 12th September 2020

PM Narendra Modi likely to address virtual UN General Assembly on September 26

The US is the host country of the United Nations and Trump will likely be the only world leader to address this year's virtual high-level week in-person.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Ready to help Pakistan, India within mandate on Kashmir issue: UNGA president-elect Volkan Bozkir

India has firmly told Pakistan that the UT of Jammu and Kashmir has been, is and shall continue to be an integral part of India.

published on : 10th August 2020

US President Trump likely to be only world leader to address UN General Assembly session in person

"We're hoping that President Donald Trump will actually be speaking in person in the General Assembly," US Ambassador Kelly Craft said

published on : 31st July 2020

Will bring transparency, credibility, effectiveness to work of UN Security Council: Indian envoy

This is the eighth time that India will sit at the UN high-table, which comprises five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members.

published on : 18th June 2020
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