UN General Assembly

Let COP26 be of actions in finance and technology support, not just pledges: India at United Nations

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav asserted that as a global community, there is need to ensure that everyone has the right to sustainable development and growth.

published on : 27th October 2021

In this 'mother of democracy', lives don't matter

The Lakhimpur Kheri incident shows not only scant regard for rule of law but also arrogance of the perpetrators. What is even more disturbing is the silence of the powerful.

published on : 25th October 2021

Will ramp up production capacity as new Indian vaccines come on stream: India at UN 

India will resume the export of surplus COVID-19 vaccines in the fourth quarter of 2021 under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme and meet its commitment to the COVAX global pool.

published on : 9th October 2021

Afghanistan, Myanmar will not address United Nations General Assembly

According to the latest list of speakers for the last day of the General Debate of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, Afghanistan and Myanmar are not listed as speakers to address the sessio

published on : 27th September 2021

Pakistan completely isolated on the global stage

India played its part in building the narrative over the years by highlighting the neighbour’s use of terror as an instrument of state policy.

published on : 27th September 2021

PM Narendra Modi begins UNGA speech with tributes to COVID-19 victims

PM Modi arrived in New York on Friday evening for the final leg of the US visit. He left from Washington on Friday after a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden and attending the Quad Summit.

published on : 25th September 2021

PM Narendra Modi departs for three-day visit to US

Biden will host PM Modi at the White House on September 24, this is going to be the first in-person meeting between the two leaders after Biden took over as the US President on January 20.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Biden promises 'relentless diplomacy' to skeptical allies as Iran hits out at US

Biden avoided addressing criticism from allies about the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan and a diplomatic tempest with France.

published on : 22nd September 2021

'We need to draw on shared lessons to change narrative on gender parity': Abdulla Shahid at UN

Shahid held a special meeting here with female Heads of State and Government, and the European Commission, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly's High-Level week.

published on : 22nd September 2021

China, US declare steps to fight climate change as Beijing stresses on dialogue and cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country will no longer fund coal-fired power plants abroad, surprising the world on climate for the second straight year at the UN General Assembly.

published on : 22nd September 2021

US believes in United Nations, its value: Joe Biden tells chief Antonio Guterres

Biden met UN Secretary General Guterres after arriving here on Monday for his first address to the high-level UN General Assembly session as American President.

published on : 21st September 2021

S Jaishankar raises COVID quarantine issue during his meeting with UK counterpart Elizabeth Truss

Jaishankar arrived in New York on Monday to participate in the high-level 76th session of the UN General Assembly.

published on : 21st September 2021

We will take up issues like terrorism, COVID vaccines, climate change at UN General Assembly: India

The UN has said that the roundtable 'will be a chance for national leaders to demonstrate solidarity and ambition to keep the world's 1.5C temperature goal within reach'.

published on : 20th September 2021

Biden to focus on COVID, climate crisis, human rights, democracy in first UNGA address

Biden will address the General Debate on September 21, the first address of his presidency to world leaders from the iconic General Assembly hall.

published on : 18th September 2021

Brazil's Bolsonaro going to UN meet despite being unvaccinated against COVID

On Wednesday the New York mayor's office wrote the UNGA laying out the guidelines, including that delegates must show proof of vaccination to enter the debate hall.

published on : 17th September 2021
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