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The Millennium Development Goals

In 2000, the United Nations set out a series of eight goals set to be achieved by 2015. Whilst they may not have been fully met, great progress has most definitely been made! 1,341 more words

UN Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

21 October 2017 – Condemning &#8220in the strongest terms&#8221 the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt’s El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such &#8220reprehensible acts&#8221 to justice. 11 more words


Where Have All the Girls Gone? — Right to Life New Zealand

The following post is from the Population Research Institute website Protect Girls from Sex-Selective Abortion The Problem According to UN statistics, there are 100 million girls missing around the world.

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UN chief Guterres, US President Trump commit to work together to address common challenges

Secretary-General António Guterres met Friday with United States President Donald Trump and discussed, among others, tensions in the Korean Peninsula and the fight against terrorism. According to a readout of the meeting, the Mr. 14 more words


1956 - "Freedom must be protected at all times"

Hungary’s 1956 revolution was commemorated at the Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York late on Friday.  236 more words

California Wildfires Have Disrupted School For A Quarter Of A Million Students

The wildfires in Northern California cut across a wide swath of the state — including dozens of school districts, hundreds of schools and hundreds of thousands of students. 19 more words


UN says 2 peacekeepers wounded in Central African Republic

The U.N. says two peacekeepers in Central African Republic have been wounded in clashes with mostly Christian anti-Balaka militias who attacked the southern town of Pombolo. 94 more words