Qatar has stressed its keenness to continue implementing the obligations towards the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, noting that it spares no effort to foster, protect, empower and integrate persons with disabilities at the national and international levels.
The United Nations delivered food and other vital aid supplies to the Yemeni port of Hodeidah on Wednesday even as a Saudi-led coalition carried out naval shelling and air strikes on the city, the top UN humanitarian official in Yemen told Reuters.
This came on Friday in the statement delivered by HE Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani at the official meeting of the UN Security Council.
Violations of the Geneva Conventions adopted in 1949 following World War II are commonly called "war crimes".
Forty-two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since March 30, according to the UN. Most of the Palestinians killed by Israel since the start of "March of Return" protests were shot by snipers on the border.
International donors raised $4.4 billion in emergency aid for Syria and its neighbours on Wednesday, but the total fell well short of the UN target for 2018 after the United States failed to submit a pledge.
The United Nations said on its official website that six special rapporteurs of its Human Rights Council had sent official letters to three countries of the blockade — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain — monitoring all violations committed by each country, based on reports received
Iraq resumed paying Kuwait compensation on Friday for the destruction of Kuwaiti oil fields and facilities during the 1990-91 Gulf War, the United Nations said in Geneva in a prepared statement.
This came in a speech delivered by Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to Austria and permanent envoy to the UN organisations in Vienna, before the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.
International chemical weapons experts were travelling to Syria to investigate an alleged gas attack by government forces on Douma which killed dozens of people.