Rome, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) During 2020, the Covid-19 crisis and other factors dragged 161 million more people into food insecurity than the previous year, according to a new FAO report released today.
United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) About 71 million children and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to be away from schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
United Nations, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated factors that fuel human trafficking, such as poverty, unemployment and gender-based violence, the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Abdulla Shahid warned Monday.
United Nations, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) Robin Geiss on Monday claimed that small arms trafficking is a defining factor in undermining international peace and security.
United Nations, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Justice Minister Oscar Manuel Silvera on Monday reaffirmed at the UN that his country holds zero tolerance policy against human trafficking and cracks down on this scourge, as expressed by the Cuban minister at the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on evaluation of the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons.
United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General´s spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric on Thursday reaffirmed the UN strongly condemns repeated use of excessive force against peaceful protesters in Sudan.
United Nations, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba´s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Pedro Luis Pedroso on Wednesday reaffirmed his country's support for the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.
United Nations, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary-General´s Special Representative James Swan on Wednesday reported that although progress has been made in Somalia´s electoral process, it has been slow and uneven.