Josep Borrell, the European Union’s (EU) foreign policy leader, gave a favorable assessment of the bloc’s relationship with Southeast Asian countries in his end-of-year “review” for 2021.  Josep Borrell, the European Union’s (EU) foreign policy leader, gave a favorable assessment of the bloc’s relationship with Southeast Asian countries in hisContinue Reading

During the ongoing World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El Sheikh under the auspices of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the Egyptian equivalent of the United Nations’ ‘Generation Unlimited’ initiative was launched under the title ‘Country’s Youths.’  The multinational project is the first collaboration of the public and commercial sectors,Continue Reading

The International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly for the year 2022. All governments, international organizations, and stakeholders are encouraged to use the Year to raise awareness about the importance of mountain ecosystem conservation and sustainable use.  The UN Member States recognizeContinue Reading

Bangladesh’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Rabab Fatima, has been chosen as President of the UN Women Executive Board.  In 2022, she will co-chair the Executive Board with Ambassadors Kyslytsya of Ukraine and Valtsson of Iceland.  Rabab Fatima was elected to succeed Ambassador Fanday Turay, Sierra Leone’s newContinue Reading

International higher education collaborations contribute considerably to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Quality Education, Partnerships for the Goals, and Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure emerge as strong linkages between partnership activities and favourable outcomes in all 17 SDGs, according to the research.  International higher education collaborations enable students, academics,Continue Reading

Both governments announced on Monday that talks on an investment protection pact have begun, as part of Taiwan’s efforts to strengthen connections with fellow democracies in the face of increased pressure from Beijing.  Taiwan has been pursuing trade agreements with countries it considers to be like-minded, such as the UnitedContinue Reading

On Sunday, Ali Salajegheh made the statements during a meeting with Stefan Priesner, the UN Resident Coordinator for Iran.  During the discussion, the two sides emphasized the importance of strengthening international cooperation and UN support in order to address Iran’s, the region’s, and the world’s environmental concerns.  Salajegheh urged theContinue Reading

On Thursday, the leaders spoke at the 7th worldwide seminar on corruption and human rights, emphasising practical methods to combat corruption, particularly illegal financial flows, as well as the promotion and protection of all human rights.  The OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC), Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry, UN Human RightsContinue Reading

The United Arab Emirates revealed its obligations for the next two years as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, a day after formally taking up the seat.  Working to secure peace, advance inclusivity, create resilience, and spur innovation are among the UAE’s Stronger United commitments,Continue Reading

Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent cause of cancer death in reproductive-aged women worldwide, despite being largely preventable and treatable.  Cervical cancer can be prevented in great part by vaccination and early detection of precursor lesions, as well as proper follow-up and treatment.  Cervical cancer is the second mostContinue Reading