Category Archives: UN

UN chief urges action to address root causes of poverty

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for increased efforts to eradicate poverty in its entirety. Guterres, who made the call in a message to mark International Day for Eradication of Poverty, highlighted the importance of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to ensure life of dignity for all. He said “this globally agreed agenda pledges to secure healthy […]

Nigeria seeks re-election into UN Human Rights Council

Nigeria has launched a bid for re-election into the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva for the 2018 to 2020 term at an election scheduled for Monday at the UN Headquarters, New York. Amb. Audu Kadiri, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN Office and Other International Organisations in Geneva, stated this in New […]

Nigeria seeks re-election into UN Human Rights Council

New York – Nigeria has launched a bid for re-election into the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva for the 2018 to 2020 term at an election scheduled for Monday at the UN Headquarters, New York. Amb. Audu Kadiri, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN Office and Other International Organisations in Geneva, stated […]

Ghanaian appointed head of UN Disengagement Observer Force

The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr Antonio Guterres, has appointed Maj.-Gen. Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). Vib-Sanziri succeeds Maj.-Gen. Jai Menon of India, who completed his assignment on Sept. 30  according to a statement by Mr Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the […]