Tag: Un

Road traffic casualties: 6 fatalities in 3 months

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’ takes place on the third Sunday in November and is the appropriate international reminder and acknowledgment of the unimaginable and preventable suffering of victims of road traffic crashes and their families.

“Malta cannot become a migrant reception centre for Europe” – Minister...

The effectiveness of the Global Compact ultimately depends on its ability to address the specific and particular problems of countries and people around the world, said Minister Bartolo.

UN Security Council approves request for special envoy to broker peace...

The Security Council agreed to that proposal on Tuesday.

Malta signs UN treaty to abolish nuclear weapons

This comes only days after the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

U.N. Security Council backs call for coronavirus truce

The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday finally backed U.N. chief Antonio Guterres' March 23 call for a global truce amid the coronavirus pandemic, adopting a resolution after months of talks to win a compromise between the United States and China.

U.N. urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat...

"Human rights must be at the centre of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic ... no one should be left behind in this global fight." - UN Experts

Watch: Pope backs UN chief’s call for global ceasefire to focus...

Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer from his library, joined by thousands of pilgrims from all around the world.

Vanessa Frazier becomes first woman Permanent Representative to UN

Frazier will lead Malta's bid for election in the UN Security Council

Khashoggi’s fiancee says execution of those convicted would conceal truth

The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi described the sentencing of five people to death in relation to the killing as unfair and invalid, adding that their execution would further conceal the truth.

Man sets himself on fire outside U.N. refugee agency – spokeswoman

A man set himself on fire outside the U.N. refugee agency headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday and was evacuated by medical services,...