UN Security Council

Our approach to Afghanistan guided by 'special relationship' with its people: India at UN

The diplomat noted that India has committed to provide 50,000 MT of wheat and lifesaving medicines and one million doses of COVID vaccines to the Afghan people.

published on : 27th January 2022

Terrorist entities shouldn't get support from Afghan soil or other terror sanctuaries: India at UN

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti said that the UNSC resolution lays down the requirements in terms of the fight against terrorism.

published on : 27th January 2022

Perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai attacks continue to enjoy Pakistans's patronage: India at UN

India strongly hit back at Pakistan after Islamabad's envoy to the UN Munir Akram raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir during a UNSC Open Debate on 'Protection of civilians in armed conflict'.

published on : 26th January 2022

Africa renews push for favourable UN Security Council reforms

While there is widespread support for revamping the Security Council to reflect current global realities, efforts have been mired in national and regional rivalries.

published on : 20th January 2022

US hits North Korean officials with sanctions after missile test

The Treasury Department said it was imposing penalties on the five officials over their roles in obtaining equipment and technology for the North’s missile programs.

published on : 13th January 2022

India's second year at UNSC to be period of consolidation; will end on high note: Ambassador Tirumurti

During its August Presidency, India organised high-level signature events on maritime security, peacekeeping and counterterrorism.

published on : 12th January 2022

India votes in favour of UNSC resolution to renew mandate of Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate

Beginning January 1, 2022, India will chair the Counter-terrorism Committee of the United Nations Security Council.

published on : 31st December 2021

India's non-permanent membership provides 'much-needed' balance at UNSC in 2021

Just as economies and nations were beginning to open up, the Omicron variant's lightning-speed spread across the world has given more reason to worry.

published on : 29th December 2021

India slams Pakistan at UNSC after Islamabad's envoy rakes up Kashmir issue

India took the floor to make a second statement in the Council after Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Munir Akram raked the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in his remarks at the open debate.

published on : 17th November 2021

United Nations Security Council​ states fresh concern over Myanmar crisis

Martin Griffiths warned that without an end to violence and a peaceful resolution of Myanmar’s crisis, this number will only rise.

published on : 11th November 2021

Over 3 million in Myanmar need "life-saving" humanitarian aid: UN

Since Feb. 1, he said, hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence across the country, and 223,000 people remain internally displaced.

published on : 9th November 2021

Denial of representation of African states in permanent UNSC membership is blot: S Jaishankar

Jaishankar made the remarks while speaking at the Security Council open debate on 'Cooperation between UN and Sub-regional Organizations (African Union)' via video link.

published on : 28th October 2021

North Korea threatens top UN body after emergency meeting

North Korea has argued its nuclear programme is meant to cope with US military threats, though Washington has said it has no hostile intent toward Pyongyang.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Modi attacks ‘regressive’ Pakistan, China in UN

Afghan soil shouldn’t be used for terror, oceanic resources must be protected against expansionism, the Prime Minister said at the United Nations.

published on : 26th September 2021

UN Summit: Annual jamboree of bystanders

To achieve the inspiring ideals envisage post the war, the world needs to reimagine the United Nations anew for it to be relevant to our times. Else, it is doomed to be a bystander.

published on : 26th September 2021
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