Tag: UN

Honduras is committed to UN to promote indigenous rights

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The Rapporteur of the United Nations for indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, said that he appreciated the Government’s effort “to promote respect for the rights of indigenous peoples”.

Palestinian demand at UN to end israeli occupation

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Palestinian Urges UN to address one of the major root causes of the problem in the Middle East, the occupation begun by Israel in 1967.

Cuba meets international standards on trafficking in persons

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The UN rapporteur said that the Cuban Plan of action facilitates cooperation between the society and the Government to prevent and deal with trafficking in women and children. 

2,000 million people still consume contaminated water

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A joint who and UN report warns that investment in water infrastructure is insufficient to achieve the goal of sustainable development posed by these organizations for 2030.

UN submits to prevent attacks against schools and hospitals

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The Organization of the United Nations (UN), issued a guide with activities and information to prevent the attacks against schools and hospitals, a growing phenomenon which the Organization was declared very worried. The document, reported Wednesday in New York, headquarters of the Organization, is an initiative of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on children

UN: Men gays must be freed from camps in Chechnya

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“It is vital that allegations of torture and killings of gays and bisexuals are investigated thoroughly,” stressed a group of United Nations experts in a statement.

Russia presents its project to investigate chemical attack in Syria

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The spokesman for the diplomatic mission of Russia to the UN, Fiodor Strzhozhovski, said all the members of the Security Council to examine the draft presented by his country.

Maduro receives UN mediator on the Essequibo controversy

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In July 2015, Venezuela formally requested the UN designation of a good officiating to mediate in the dispute with Guyana.

Venezuela and United Nations hold meeting on case Essequibo

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The Government of Venezuela reiterated that it will maintain the diplomacy of peace and respect for international law to resolve the territorial dispute with Guyana. 

Security Council vote on resolution of Syria Wednesday

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The resolution which will be voted on Wednesday is based on an earlier text drawn up by United States, United Kingdom and France.