Global security environment enters phase of heightened volatility: UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The global security environment has entered a phase of heightened and extended volatility, with increased threats of civil unrest and a steady rise in instability across the globe, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report released on Friday, Xinhua reports.
All in-person meetings suspended at UN New York headquarters due to COVID-19 infections UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - All in-person meetings at the UN headquarters in New York were suspended on Tuesday after five diplomats of a country's UN mission tested positive for COVID-19, a UN spokesman said, Xinhua reports.
KazNU hosts Mind for Peace global conference on the eve of the UN Day ALMATY. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the United Nations Day, Al-Farabi KazNU held a global conference dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi, the 75th anniversary of the UN, the 15th anniversary of the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the 10th anniversary of the UN Academic Impact program, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
The United Nations, 75 years young: Engaging youth social entrepreneurs to accelerate the SDGs NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, reflects on the huge milestones – the 75th anniversary of the United Nations – and how the young generation can help accelerate the SDGs, Kazinform reports.
President Tokayev: UN remains a beacon of hope standing by the millions of people NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a congratulatory telegram to Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
COVID-19 demonstrates urgent need to meet unfulfilled promise of World Conference on Women UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The UN General Assembly's (UNGA) high-level meeting to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women, on Thursday reached consensus that the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated an urgent need for strong push to meet the unfulfilled promise of the 1995 Beijing Conference, Xinhua reports.