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Dr George Oppong

DCI Ghana and Others Give Presentation on Child protection

The Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, has been selected to speak on child protection and related issues at a United Nations (UN) political...
United Nations

United Nations worried over increasing inequality

The United Nations has expressed concern about the deepening inequality gap in the world. Madam María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of...
Burkina Faso

UN condemns deadly church attack in Burkina Faso

Senior United Nations (UN) officials have voiced their outrage at an attack by unidentified militants on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday,...
United Nation

Austrian chancellor rejects UN criticism over migration policy

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Thursday rejected criticism from the United Nations (UN) over his country's migration policy, in comments made to the Austria...
United Nation

Benin: UN Calls for Calm Over Controversial Elections

The United Nations on Thursday asked for restraint in Benin after controversial elections led to violence. "We are closely following the unfolding developments in the...
Security Council

UN Mission for Western Sahara Get Its Mandate Renewed

The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)...
United Nations

UN express worry over increasing food insecurity in Somalia

Some 1.7 million people in Somalia are expected to face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity until June, following a second consecutive failed...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief laments over increasing hate-based violence on worshipers

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned against "a disturbing groundswell" of intolerance and hate-based violence targeting worshippers of many faiths. He...
Burkina Faso

UN says more people have been displaced in renewed Violence in Burkina Faso

Armed attacks and insecurity in Burkina Faso have triggered a massive displacement of people, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...
UNICEF

UNICEF Says 175 Million Children Don’t Have Pre-Primary Education

More than 175 million children, about half of all pre-primary-age children globally, are not enrolled in pre-primary education, said the United Nations Children's Fund...
African population

UN report says World Population could climb up to 9.7 billion by 2050

The world's population is projected to reach around 9.7 billion in 2050 and rise further to about 11 billion by the end of the...
United Nations

UN Boss Rallies Efforts at Uncovering Causes of Unrest in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for strengthening efforts to address the root causes of instability and insecurity in Mali. The root causes...
Mali Terror Attacks

Chinese Envoy calls for the progress of peace and reconciliation course in Mali

A Chinese envoy on Friday urged intensified efforts to advance the peace and reconciliation process in Mali three years after a deal was signed...
Somali security forces

UN Chief Announce Important Measures Towards Mali’s Lasting Peace

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday underlined "important steps" in the past six months toward accelerating implementation of a 2015 deal between the Malian...
Antonio Guterres

UN Boss lays emphasis on worsening situation in Mali

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday underscored the deterioration of security situation in central Mali and urged strengthened response. At a Security Council meeting on...
climate Change

International Community vows to give more to tackling climate change

High-ranking government officials or representatives from countries attending a UN high-level meeting pledged on Friday that their governments will continue to take more practical...
UN Security Council

UNSC Congratulates Guinea-Bissau Over Legislative Elections

The UN Security Council on Tuesday congratulated Guinea-Bissau for the peaceful conduct of March 10 legislative elections. In a statement, the Security Council expressed its...
Great Lakes Region

Great Lakes Region Needs International Support – Envoy

A Chinese envoy has asked the international community to help the Great Lakes region improve the security situation, enhance capacity building and address the...
United Nation

Let’s Reconnect with Our African Identities – Nigerian Envoy

Nigeria's envoy to the United Nations (UN) on Monday called on those of Africa descent to make 2019 a year of re-engagement with their...
Ebola

UN Humanitarian Boss calls for support to fight Ebola in DRC

The UN humanitarian chief on Monday called on the international community to support the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...
Cyclone Idai

UN Solicits for US$282 million for victims of Mozambique’s cyclone

The United Nations (UN) on Monday appealed to donors for 282 million U.S. dollars for victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique over the next...
Antonio Guterres

UN Chief Unhappy Over Malian Village Massive Killing

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the massive killing in a Malian village, where reports said at least 134 civilians were killed. "The...
Antonio Guterres

UN Chief Nominates Canadian for Deputy Envoy in CAR

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Denise Brown of Canada as his deputy special representative in Central African Republic, the UN press office said Thursday. Brown...
UN Security Council

Security Council Members Calls on Mali and Burkina Faso

The members of the United Nations Security Council are leaving New York Thursday evening on a visiting mission to Mali and Burkina Faso. The main...
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)

KAIPTC Begins First UN Senior Mission Leaders Course

The maiden United Nations (UN) Senior Mission Leaders' (SML) Course has opened at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra. The objectives...
Obesity in Ghana

Urbanization creating alarming obesity problems in West Africa – FAO

The United Nations (UN ) Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has identified obesity and overweight as major health risks in West Africa, an official...
water

United Nations World Water Development Report Set for 19 March Launch

Access to water and sanitation is internationally recognized human right. Yet more than two billion people lack even the most basic of services. The...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Zambia selected to host UN SDGs regional office

Zambia has been chosen to host the regional secretariat for the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), foreign minister Joseph Malanji said on...
Antonio Guterres

UN Chief Express Shock Over Nigeria School Building Collapse

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "shocked and saddened" by the fatal collapse of a building in Nigeria, his spokesperson said Thursday. "The secretary-general will be...
BBC 100 Women 2017

IPU/UN Women Map Shows That Most Women Ministers are All-time High

The proportion of women ministers is at an all-time high at 20.7 percent, 2.4 percentage points higher than that in 2017, according to data...