Child migrants, especially those travelling alone, deserve care and protection “every step of the way”.
A UN-sponsored conference on space and sustainable development has inspired the creation of an award for women scientists in Nepal.
That’s according to Manisha Dwa with the Nepal Astronomical Society, based in the capital, Kathmandu.
Global HIV/AIDS response still “lagging behind” despite progress
Despite major progress on ending the AIDS epidemic, parts of the global response to battling the HIV virus are still “lagging behind”, the UN chief said on Friday.
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Ambitions of zero infections, zero deaths and zero stigma when it comes to AIDS cannot be achieved without addressing worrying trends seen with men.
Governments now understand that their national migration policies cannot work unless they fit into an international model.
That’s the message from the UN Special Representative for International Migration, Louise Arbour.
South-South expo draws to a close
Representatives from southern hemisphere countries have underscored their commitment to strengthening partnerships and cooperation to achieve global development goals.
Space-based applications and technologies are helping the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to deliver its projects in a faster, more efficient and safer way, according to a senior official there.
Safeguarding livestock diversity is the objective of the latest version of an online database launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Family members are linked to nearly half of all identified cases of child trafficking, new data released on Tuesday by the UN Migration Agency, IOM, has revealed.