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UNGA suspends Russia from Human Rights Council; India abstains on vote

UNGA suspends Russia from Human Rights Council; India abstains on vote

🕔11:56, 8.Apr 2022

The UN General Assembly has delivered Russia a crushing diplomatic blow suspending it from the Human Rights Council, but India abstained on the action keeping up its neutral stance. United Nations, April 8 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has delivered Russia

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India abstains again on Ukraine vote at UN; resolution censuring Russia passes with 141 votes

India abstains again on Ukraine vote at UN; resolution censuring Russia passes with 141 votes

🕔09:00, 3.Mar 2022

The UN General Assembly on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to censure Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while India abstained on the vote “in view the totality of the evolving situation”. United Nations, March 3 (IANS) The UN General Assembly on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly

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India asks UN panel to condemn Pakistan’s attempts to disrupt disarmament efforts

India asks UN panel to condemn Pakistan’s attempts to disrupt disarmament efforts

🕔11:13, 5.Oct 2021

United Nations, Oct 5 (IANS) India has called on the UN committee dealing with disarmament to condemn Pakistan for its “nefarious and vicious” attempts to disrupt its work. “This Committee should not only categorically reject Pakistan’s nefarious and vicious designs but

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Quad readier more than ever to take on the Axis-of-Evil

Quad readier more than ever to take on the Axis-of-Evil

🕔07:04, 27.Sep 2021

The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) marks the beginning of a new era in South and Pacific Asian region. The meeting between the heads of state of the Quad nations held on September 24 at the White

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World leaders reflect on Afghanistan at UNGA

World leaders reflect on Afghanistan at UNGA

🕔09:47, 26.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) While addressing the UN General Assembly (UNGA), several world leaders have reflected on the present situation in Afghanistan following the South Asian country’s takeover by the Taliban after the US withdrew its troops after 20 years.

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UNGA Prez to hold high-level event on universal vaccination in 2022

UNGA Prez to hold high-level event on universal vaccination in 2022

🕔15:17, 23.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 23  Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), announced that he would convene a high-level event on universal vaccination next year. “As president of the UN General Assembly, I will host

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World leaders pledge $5 billion to protect nature

World leaders pledge $5 billion to protect nature

🕔07:20, 23.Sep 2021

New York, Sep 23  Heads of state, philanthropic leaders and indigenous representatives have come together to announce unprecedented commitments to protect and restore nature, at the opening session of the Nature for Life Hub, a high-level event Transformative Action for

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Covid, climate crisis, Afghanistan to dominate UNGA

Covid, climate crisis, Afghanistan to dominate UNGA

🕔18:36, 21.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The annual parade of Presidents, Prime Ministers, Princes and potentates starts off on Tuesday when they meet in person and virtually at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to grapple with global problems, promote their own agendas

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UNGA president calls for redoubling efforts to implement SDGs

UNGA president calls for redoubling efforts to implement SDGs

🕔12:55, 15.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 15  President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, has called for redoubling efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while expressing the concern that the 2030 deadline might be missed.

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Academics from 81 nations call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Academics from 81 nations call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

🕔08:44, 14.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 14  Over 2,000 academics across disciplines and from 81 countries have delivered a letter demanding a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to manage a global phase out of coal, oil and gas to governments gathering at the UN

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Guterres appointed to second term as UN Secy General promising ‘breakthrough’

Guterres appointed to second term as UN Secy General promising ‘breakthrough’

🕔07:41, 19.Jun 2021

United Nations, June 19  The UN General Assembly on Friday appointed Antonio Guterres, to a second term as the Secretary General to lead the world body through the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fight against global warming, which

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B’desh PM to address 75th UNGA session on Saturday

B’desh PM to address 75th UNGA session on Saturday

🕔11:55, 26.Sep 2020

Dhaka, Sep 26  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually address the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday, during which she highlight a numbr of issues, including the Covid-19 pandemic, Rohingya crisis and climate change. “The

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Quad holds first ministerial at UNGA

Quad holds first ministerial at UNGA

🕔08:22, 27.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 27  The Quad – the four-way dialogue between the US, Japan, India and Australia – for a free and open Indo-Pacific was held at the foreign minister’s level for the first time on the sidelines of the

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Jaishankar holds meet with GCC to strengthen ties

Jaishankar holds meet with GCC to strengthen ties

🕔08:05, 27.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 27  India furthered growth in its ties with the powerful six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar held talks with foreign ministers of the GCC countries on the sidelines of the 74th UN

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Modi, Jaishankar, MoS together hold over 20 bilaterals at UNGA

Modi, Jaishankar, MoS together hold over 20 bilaterals at UNGA

🕔12:12, 24.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 24  With Pakistan aggressively focusing on Kashmir on the sidelines of UN General Assembly meet, India too has been keeping up with its diplomatic outreach and on Monday held meetings with leaders of over 20 countries. “While

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Modi holds bilaterals with Niger president, Italian PM

Modi holds bilaterals with Niger president, Italian PM

🕔12:04, 24.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 24  Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with the President of Niger Issoufou Mahamadou and the prime minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, and also met UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore, on the sidelines of the UN General

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Security Council reform, fighting terrorism key priorities for next UNGA

Security Council reform, fighting terrorism key priorities for next UNGA

🕔11:35, 14.May 2019

United Nations, May 14  The stalled Security Council reform and fighting terrorism will be priorities for the next session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the Nigerian diplomat who is expected to be its President has said. The reform “is

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The initiative of the President of Uzbekistan is unanimously supported by the international community

The initiative of the President of Uzbekistan is unanimously supported by the international community

🕔16:38, 15.Dec 2018

On December 12, 2018, the UN General Assembly adopted a special resolution “Enlightenment and religious tolerance” at its plenary session. The document, the draft of which was developed by Uzbekistan, was unanimously supported by all UN member states. The adoption of

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Swaraj has gruelling schedule at UNGA session

Swaraj has gruelling schedule at UNGA session

🕔10:27, 24.Sep 2018

United Nations, Sep 24  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will see more action on the sidelines of the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session this week than in its chamber, as she keeps up a gruelling schedule of one-on-one meetings

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India calls off talks with Pakistan at UNGA

India calls off talks with Pakistan at UNGA

🕔11:01, 22.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India on Friday called off the proposed talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan set to take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.

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