Peacekeepers serving the UN continue to be dedicated to protecting vulnerable civilians despite growing security threats and often difficult living conditions, according to the Assistant Secretary-General for UN peacekeeping.
India is about to reach one billion mobile connections according to a board member of the country’s Telecom Regulatory Authority.
The population of India is around one and a quarter billion.
The world is entering a new era typified by a “war of information” mounted by terrorist groups, the UN Security Council has heard.
Information and communications technology or ICT must continue to meet the needs of the world, according to a senior Internet executive.
The number of people around the world who are hungry and suffer from undernourishment has dropped to 795 million according to figures released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, (FAO).
There are around 700,000 people with disabilities in Cambodia who face obstacles on daily basis that prevent them from fully enjoying their equal rights; that’s according to the UN.
The European football team Valencia Club de Fútbol (CF) and the UN agency dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women are teaming up to promote gender equality across the globe.
Around one third of the world’s population, or 3.2 billion people, has access to the Internet according to the UN’s International Telecommunication Union, (ITU).
Violence in Burundi and the plight of the world’s sea migrants are just two problems that require the international community’s immediate attention, the UN’s top human rights official said Tuesday.
Efforts are underway in Mali to provide food to some of the three million people who do not have enough to eat.
The UN World Food Programme, says it is distributing 13 tonnes of high energy cereal bars.