Gulf Times - United-Nations
UN refugees chief urges Greece to improve "miserable" camp conditions

UN refugees chief urges Greece to improve "miserable" camp conditions

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees urged the Greek government on Wednesday to improve living conditions in migrant camps and said Europe must do more to protect unaccompanied children.

Qatar calls for nuclear weapons-free Middle East

Qatar calls for nuclear weapons-free Middle East

Qatar stressed Tuesday that regional and international tensions in the world and the irresponsible calls from some parties to launch a new international arms race requires a strengthening of disarmament

Syria constitutional talks stuck on first day of new round

Syria constitutional talks stuck on first day of new round

Damascus government delegates to a Syrian Constitutional Committee left the second UN-sponsored round before it began on Monday

MoI organises course on work of UN for Officers

MoI organises course on work of UN for Officers

The first training course on the work of the United Nations, organised by the Ministry of Interior (MoI), started Monday, with the participation of 15 officers from various departments.

UN demands swift Israeli probe into deaths of family of eight in Gaza strike

UN demands swift Israeli probe into deaths of family of eight in Gaza strike

The United Nations demanded the Israeli authorities to move swiftly with an investigation in targeting a Palestinian family in its ongoing aggression on Gaza Strip.

Qatar reiterates support for ICJ on peaceful settlement of disputes

Qatar reiterates support for ICJ on peaceful settlement of disputes

Qatar reiterated its commitment to uphold the Charter of the United Nations (UN) and international law, and reaffirmed its support for the role of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the peaceful settlement of disputes

UNODC calls for innovative approaches to accomplish UN SDGs

UNODC calls for innovative approaches to accomplish UN SDGs

The World Congress of Criminology has stressed the need for innovative approaches to put the Doha Declaration into reality and implement the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Attorney-General made member of UN Peace Advisory Board

Attorney-General made member of UN Peace Advisory Board

The United Nations has chosen HE the Attorney-General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri to be a member of the Peace Advisory Board

Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans ...

UN expert calls for quick action to combat climate change

UN expert calls for quick action to combat climate change

A United Nations climate change expert, while speaking at Qatar Foundation (QF), noted that businesses that recognise the need to tackle climate change are positioning themselves for success

UN expert lauds Qatar's rights record, beneficence

UN expert lauds Qatar's rights record, beneficence

A United Nations independent expert has lauded Qatar’s continuing efforts to ensure the rights of all and improve human rights standards

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses war crimes claims

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses war crimes claims

Sri Lanka's new army chief on Monday brushed aside international outrage over his appointment, saying "anyone can make allegations" that he had committed war crimes.