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Youth Manifesto for UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance launched
UN Women advocates for gender equality at 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States
Voting for Palestinian statehood a key test for Labor’s humanity
Director-General’s Award for Global Health goes to Prime Minister of Barbados and developers of mRNA vaccines for COVID-19
WHO launches its first Investment Round to sustainably finance its Health for All mandate
Global Burden of Disease Study 2021 provides insights into the health of New Zealanders
Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General
New South-South health cooperation initiative launched linking Africa and the Caribbean
Ms. Chisa Mikami, New Head of UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Statement by Paulo Pinheiro, Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
Prime Minister meets with President Xi
Funds for world’s climate hotspots woefully neglect the needs of children, new report finds
Small islands agree bold plan of action on health and climate crises
UNITAR Trained Public Officials at 11th International Road Federation Caribbean Regional Congress
IOC and WHO launch Let’s Move campaign on Olympic Day to inspire and enable the world to move for better health
PM Albanese sucking up to King Charles is beyond embarrassing
Barbados’ human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
High Commissioner addresses ECLAC Forum on Sustainable Development Goals
Universal Periodic Review Working Group to examine human rights records of 14 States at its forty-third session from 1 to 12 May 2023
Global leaders meet on Antimicrobial Resistance in Barbados
Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference
FAO fully committed to limiting the spread of antimicrobial resistance
Save the Children calls for more countries to follow France and repatriate women and children from unsafe camps in North East Syria
Human rights measures can rescue the SDGs, said High Commissioner Türk
Small Island Developing States accelerate action to tackle biggest killers
Australia announces new High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago 20 December
Once again, wealthy nations are letting down poor nations at Egypt climate talks
Poor nations face a $1 trillion ‘loss and damage’ bill, but rich nations won’t pay up
Microplastics study shows Australia may be over-carpeted
Women are turning tide on climate policy worldwide, and may launch a new era for Australia
Lanning, Perry and Sutherland to take on Commonwealth Games
African dust crosses Atlantic
Patrick Mehler ’23 spins and wins on ‘Wheel of Fortune’
World leaders and experts call for action to protect environment from antimicrobial pollution
University of Toronto prof explores turbulent history of Caribbean in new literature seminar
Small Island Developing States: FAO convenes global dialogue to update on latest initiatives
Global Environment Facility approves $13.6 million for FAO-led projects
Greenpeace COP26 update: state of talks so far
World Health Organization Secretariat announcement regarding election of next WHO Director-General
Human Rights Council adopts outcomes of Universal Periodic Review of Estonia, Belgium and Paraguay
Gender Digital Divide Is Reflection of Overall Discrimination Faced by Women and Girls
From top of Range to depths of Atlantic Ocean for USQ climatologist
Latin America and Caribbean countries need to spend more and better on health to be better able to face a…
New Zealand temporarily closes diplomatic posts in Barbados and Myanmar due to COVID-19
Global broadcast details for Third Test against New Zealand
New Zealand welcomes Barbados Minister for Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy
Australia squad named for Commonwealth Bank Tour of West Indies
New International Whaling Commissioner appointed