A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Tue, 15 Sep, 2020
Thu, 06 Aug, 2020
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020
Wed, 17 Jun, 2020
Tue, 21 Apr, 2020
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
Three Irish soldiers have been injured in an incident with the United Nations in Mali.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
The United Nations humanitarian office in Cameroon has called for immediate investigations into the latest attacks.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
The Green Party and environmental NGO BirdWatch Ireland have called for major action after the latest UN climate report.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Developing countries can no longer rely on foreign aid, but reform could boost tax revenue, write, , , and
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide as a result of war, persecution and other violence, the UN refugee agency said.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council to protect women and children's rights 'before, during and after conflict' as the council passed resolution on violence against women in conflict yesterday.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Flux is the permanent state of human affairs: Empires rise and fall, despots come and go, alliances are built only to fall apart, social norms once thought inviolable are thrown aside.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
United Nations human rights officials have strongly criticised the Government’s scheme governing protection and
Mon, 25 Feb, 2019
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has issued a report stating that the Islamic State are still a major threat to international peace and security.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
The digital revolution’s transformation of the financial ecosystem could be a catalyst for funding sustainable development, write
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018
Former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has been appointed as the UN's Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
The language used in a debate can be as revealing as the core arguments advanced.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2018
Ireland’s bid to win a fourth term as a member of the United Nations’ security council intensified yesterday when Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney officially launched Ireland’s campaign in New York.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2018
We can all be proud of this small country’s contribution to international peacekeeping, under the umbrella of the United Nations.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
A United Nations special rapporteur has said homelessness is a human rights violation amid calls for a constitutional right to housing in this country.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural town in the north-west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rebuked Russia for what he called aggression beyond its borders, and vowed to restore relevance to a badly demoralised State Department in his new role as the top American diplomat.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
Burma's campaign against Rohingya Muslims has taken the spotlight off a protracted offensive against another minority, this time one that is predominantly Christian.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
The UN Security Council has rejected a resolution tabled by Russia calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria.
Sun, 15 Apr, 2018
The UN envoy for sexual violence in conflict found "a gross lack" of support for women and girls who were raped and forced into sexual slavery by Islamic State extremists in Iraq, and survivors she met "were like living corpses".
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
Ten people have been killed in Syria by government air strikes and shelling on a town in the suburbs of Damascus, the Syrian Civil Defence rescue organisation said.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
The UN children's agency has singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that for every 1,000 infants, 46 die at birth.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
The UN Security Council is meeting on Friday to vote on whether to impose new sanctions on North Korea, including sharply cutting limits on its imports of refined oil, forcing all North Koreans working overseas to return home within 12 months, and cracking down on the country's shipping.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Fourteen peacekeepers have been killed and more than 40 wounded in an attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a United Nations spokesman said.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
The Libyan parliament has voted in favour of a new United Nations action plan, which is aimed at giving new life to stalled political talks and healing the country's deep divisions.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Donald Trump was stroppy at the general assembly, demanding more of other nations, but the US must not shirk its responsibilities, says
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
US President Donald Trump acted like "the world's emperor" at the UN General Assembly, Venezuela's top diplomat said.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the UN general assembly, threatened the total destruction of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Ireland’s slow progress in protecting victims of sexual violence will be raised at a United Nations’ hearing in Geneva this week.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
The 73-year-old is a former United Nations secretary-general.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Ireland is leading the way in the international response to the refugee crisis, according to the United Nations.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
The world's seas are "under threat as never before," the United Nations Secretary-General has told the group's first oceans conference.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
It has been said that statistics are people with the tears washed away.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been made a UN Messenger of Peace.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and her department have been accused of misleading the UN by claiming the McAleese report made “no finding” in relation to State liability with regard to Magdalene Laundries.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
This weekend, as Kilkenny and Tipperary enthralled; as our rugby team fell short again; as TV panellists at Crufts discussed joint replacement for dogs, the UN warned the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017