KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The Nepal Army has drawn the attention of the United Nations to its under-representation in senior command positions in UN peacekeeping missions despite its continuous contribution to peacekeeping over 60 yrs and its record of high credibility and sound performance.
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 27: The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August on Friday night, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity.
Kathmandu, Aug 13: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed his gratefulness to the United Nations for its concern towards resolving Bhutanese refugee problem and also urged the global body to facilitate addressing the problem of the remaining refugees.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Newly-appointed Supreme Court Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla has been consulting the government and UN agencies concerned over the process of resigning from the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT), to which she was elected as an independent expert member in 2014.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 26: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 10 people, including seven U.N. guards, a Somali police official said Tuesday.
ROME, July 19: Agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation globally fueled by a growing demand for food, yet it is possible to feed the world without cutting forests, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The newly-appointed Resident Coordinator (RC) of the United Nations in Nepal and the Resident Representative (RR) of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Valerie Julliand on Tuesday called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa to present the letter of credentials from the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
BAGHDAD, June 30: The U.N. children's fund warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at "serious risk" of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, and has called on warring parties in Iraq to protect their rights.
KATHMANDU, June 29: As dozens of countries have been lining up to pledge troops, equipment and technology for its peacekeeping missions, the United Nation has widened the guidelines for selecting the most professional and competent troops to serve in global hot spots.
KATHMANDU, June 22: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the suicide bombing in Afghanistan's capital on Monday that killed 12 Nepalis en route to the Canadian Embassy, where they had been working as security guards.
KATHMANDU, June23: Nepal's candidate Bandana Rana has been elected as an expert member at the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). With her election, she has become the first Nepali to serve at the CEDAW.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Nepal's candidate Bandana Rana has been elected as an expert member at United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). With her election, she has become the first Nepali to serve in the CEDAW.
UNITED NATIONS, June 17: Ukraine's U.N. ambassador said Thursday he is "completely outraged" by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's comments in a prepared speech saying Russia has a critical role to play in ending the conflict in his country.
The United States on Monday called on all 193 members of the United Nations to not only condemn the terrorism that resulted in the mass killing of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida over the weekend, but also to protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from such attacks.