Tag: United Nations

Nuclear arms prohibition treaty ratified by Malta

Malta became one of the first 50 states to ratify the treaty which has reached the minimum number of signatures and ratifications required for it to enter into force.

Malta signs UN treaty to abolish nuclear weapons

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

More than 70 countries at risk of running out of HIV...

Twenty-four countries reported having either a critically low stock of antiretroviral medicine or disruptions in the supplies.

Russia quits U.N. system aimed at protecting hospitals, aid in Syria

Russia said on Thursday it has quit a voluntary United Nations arrangement that aimed to protect hospitals and humanitarian aid deliveries in Syria from being hit by the warring parties.

117 million children may miss measles shots due to COVID-19 –...

Urgent efforts must be taken now ... to prepare to close the immunity gaps that the measles virus will exploit

Eastern Libyan lawmakers not to join Geneva talks

The lawmakers' refusal is the latest blow to U.N. efforts to end an almost year-long offensive by Haftar's forces aimed at taking the capital Tripoli.

Eastern Libyan lawmakers not to join Geneva talks

The eastern politicians said the United Nations, which is brokering the talks in Geneva, had not approved all the members of their proposed delegation.

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

About 140,000 people have been forced out of their homes

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

summit will put pressure on Khalifa Haftar and his eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) to halt a nine-month offensive against Fayez al-Serraj's government in the coastal capital after a week-long lull in fighting.

Vanessa Frazier becomes first woman Permanent Representative to UN

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