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Virus toll nears 200,000 as UN pushes for global vaccine effort

Virus toll nears 200,000 as UN pushes for global vaccine effort

The global coronavirus death toll approached 200,000 on Saturday as the United Nations launched an international push for a vaccine to defeat the pandemic.

Africa needs more than $200 billion to respond to pandemic, UN chief says

Africa needs more than $200 billion to respond to pandemic, UN chief says

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged creditors to grant a debt standstill for all developing countries, not just the poorest

UN reps praise Qatar for Covid-19 measures, free med exam without discrimination

UN reps praise Qatar for Covid-19 measures, free med exam without discrimination

United Nations (UN) representatives have praised the efforts of Qatar in combating the Covid-19 outbreak at the national level and for all the people who live in the country without discrimination

UN Judicial Integrity Center in Doha

UN Judicial Integrity Center in Doha

Qatar and the United Nations Tuesday signed a declaration of intent to establish the United Nations Judicial Integrity Center for research and training in Doha,

Qatar, Sweden co-chair UN session

Qatar, Sweden co-chair UN session

HE the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Said al-Thani, and the Permanent Representative of Sweden Ambassador Anna Enestrom

Difi focuses on family housing at UN

Difi focuses on family housing at UN

Ways of tackling a lack of affordable and adequate housing for families has been placed in the spotlight at the United Nations, through Doha International Family Institute's (Difi) annual Doha Briefing.

Smart drones to be tested in battle against E. Africa locust swarms

Smart drones to be tested in battle against E. Africa locust swarms

The United Nations is to test drones equipped with mapping sensors and atomizers to spray pesticides in parts of east Africa battling an invasion of desert locusts that are ravaging crops and exacerbating a hunger crisis.

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree today to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said.

UN, Nato call for restraint as situation remains tense

UN, Nato call for restraint as situation remains tense

Nato called on Tehran to "refrain from further violence and provocations" after Iran threatened retaliation to the US assassination of one of its top military commanders

GU-Q panel discussion examines future of UN

GU-Q panel discussion examines future of UN

United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-Generals and other high level UN officials recently convened at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) for a panel discussion

QFC, UN sign pact to address global humanitarian issues

QFC, UN sign pact to address global humanitarian issues

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General, which will see increased collaboration between the two sides.

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.