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United Nations: Intergovernmental organization
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City, with its other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna, and The Hague.

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Former model born in Kakuma refugee camp reacts to possible closure [Video]

Former model born in Kakuma refugee camp reacts to possible closure

The Kenyan government wants the United Nations to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps. Somali-American former model and humanitarian Halima Aden, who was born in Kakuma, discusses the potential..

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EU leadership 'crucial' in dealing with migration, says UN refugee chief [Video]

EU leadership 'crucial' in dealing with migration, says UN refugee chief

European Union leadership is key if migration into the bloc is to be dealt with effectively, according to the United Nations' refugee chief.

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UN team builds genocide case against ISIS [Video]

UN team builds genocide case against ISIS

Karim Khan, the head of the UN Investigative Team on Daesh Crimes, tells CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that his team has uncovered enough evidence against ISIS to call a massacre against Iraq’s Yazidi..

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India provided COVID vaccines, medical supplies to over 150 countries: MEA [Video]

India provided COVID vaccines, medical supplies to over 150 countries: MEA

Speaking at UNSC high-level meeting on Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Upholding Multilateralism and the United Nations-centred International System, India's Foreign Secretary Harsh..

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COVID-19 sharpened world's awareness on global interdependence: India at UNSC [Video]

COVID-19 sharpened world's awareness on global interdependence: India at UNSC

Speaking at UNSC high-level meeting on Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Upholding Multilateralism and the United Nations-centred International System, India's Foreign Secretary Harsh..

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Xi Jinping pledges to make China carbon neutral by 2060 [Video]

Xi Jinping pledges to make China carbon neutral by 2060

World leaders gathered virtually for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) during the UN’s historic 75th anniversary. Besides the fierce exchanges between the US President Donald Trump and..

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More than 200 NGOs call on UN to impose Myanmar arms embargo [Video]

More than 200 NGOs call on UN to impose Myanmar arms embargo

Amnesty International and other organisations call for embargo in response to the military’s violent crackdown on protests.

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Can a new round of UN peace talks solve the decades-old Cyprus conflict? [Video]

Can a new round of UN peace talks solve the decades-old Cyprus conflict?

The Cyprus conflict has been known as "the graveyard of diplomats". Will the new round of UN-mediated talks next week be any different?

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Low expectations as UN tries to kickstart Cyprus peace talks [Video]

Low expectations as UN tries to kickstart Cyprus peace talks

It's the first attempt to restart talks since a push for a peace deal collapsed in 2017.

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UN Climate Chief: We're not there yet [Video]

UN Climate Chief: We're not there yet

Patricia Espinosa, UN Climate Chief, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Biden’s Earth Day summit and whether the pledges made are enough.

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Syria’s Idlib region receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines [Video]

Syria’s Idlib region receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

Some 53,800 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine were distributed in the last rebel-held enclave on Wednesday, a UN official said.

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The world is 'on the verge of the abyss’, says new UN climate report [Video]

The world is 'on the verge of the abyss’, says new UN climate report

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres gives a stark warning as the climate crisis looks set to worsen.

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World on the verge of climate crisis ‘abyss’, warns UN [Video]

World on the verge of climate crisis ‘abyss’, warns UN

UN says world is running out of time to tackle the climate crisis, with 2020 one of the three hottest years on record.

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Indonesia: MotoGP racetrack project comes under UN criticism [Video]

Indonesia: MotoGP racetrack project comes under UN criticism

Rights campaigners in Indonesia want to hit the brakes on a new, multi-billion-dollar race track

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What Nikki Haley's Trump flip-flop tells us about 2024 [Video]

What Nikki Haley's Trump flip-flop tells us about 2024

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley now says she would step aside and support former President Donald Trump if he wants to run for president again in 2024. In this latest episode of..

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Myanmar coup: Protests cancel New Year events [Video]

Myanmar coup: Protests cancel New Year events

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar canceled traditional new year festivities on Tuesday and instead showed their anger with the generals who seized power through low-key displays of defiance and..

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India-Russia ties solid despite global turbulence: Russian Envoy [Video]

India-Russia ties solid despite global turbulence: Russian Envoy

Russian Envoy Nikolay Kudashev on April 14 said that India and Russia ties remain equal, solid, comprehensive, coherent and forward looking despite any global turbulence. "Our ties remain equal, solid,..

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Nikki Haley U-turns on 2024 presidential run. An analyst explains why [Video]

Nikki Haley U-turns on 2024 presidential run. An analyst explains why

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said she would back her onetime boss, former President Donald Trump, if he decides to run for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination again in 2024 and not..

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Myanmar special envoy: It is time for the world to stop another genocide [Video]

Myanmar special envoy: It is time for the world to stop another genocide

Myanmar’s special envoy to the UN, Dr. Sasa, speaks to CNN’s Becky Anderson and urges the international community to respond to growing violence in Myanmar following a military coup.

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ONU dice que Corea del Norte financia armas con criptomonedas robadas [Video]

ONU dice que Corea del Norte financia armas con criptomonedas robadas

La Organización de las Naciones Unidas se pronunció sobre el financiamiento del programa de armas de Corea del Norte. Un panel de expertos de la ONU informó que Corea del Norte financia armamento..

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Myanmar protesters rally as Thailand slams military crackdown [Video]

Myanmar protesters rally as Thailand slams military crackdown

Thailand’s strongest comments yet came as a UN envoy warned of an ‘imminent bloodbath’ in Myanmar.

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Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines in Yemen a 'game changer': UN official

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India submits its GHG emission inventory to UN climate body

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UN’s new framework to include nature’s ‘contributions’ in measuring prosperity


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