Thu, 06 Aug, 2020
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
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
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
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
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
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