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UGANDA BOAT TRAGEDY: WRECKAGE RETRIEVED, NO BODY FOUND

UGANDA BOAT TRAGEDY: WRECKAGE RETRIEVED, NO BODY FOUND

KAMPALA-- There has not been any body recovered underneath the wreckage as earlier anticipated and the search has been suspended.

After a number of attempts, the Police and UPDF marine units have finally pulled the …

Approving 9 Drafts, Third Committee Intensifies Fight against Fistula, Genital Mutilation, Sexual Harassment amid Debate over Peasants’ Rights

Approving 9 Drafts, Third Committee Intensifies Fight against Fistula, Genital Mutilation, Sexual Harassment amid Debate over Peasants’ Rights

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) approved nine draft resolutions today, including three related to the advancement of women.

Acting without a vote, the Committee approved a draft resolution seeking to intensify efforts to …

Approving 9 Drafts, Third Committee Intensifies Fight against Fistula, Genital Mutilation, Sexual Harassment amid Debate over Peasants’ Rights

Approving 9 Drafts, Third Committee Intensifies Fight against Fistula, Genital Mutilation, Sexual Harassment amid Debate over Peasants’ Rights

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) approved nine draft resolutions today, including three related to the advancement of women.

Acting without a vote, the Committee approved a draft resolution seeking to intensify efforts to …

Women’s Representation Vital to Realizing South Sudan Revitalized Agreement, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

Women’s Representation Vital to Realizing South Sudan Revitalized Agreement, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

With a new roadmap for peace in South Sudan facing persistent challenges, the integral involvement of women is vital, along with international support to ensure that the country's leaders fulfil their responsibilities, the head of …

Rare Conservation Win: Mountain Gorilla Population Ticks Up

Rare Conservation Win: Mountain Gorilla Population Ticks Up

There are more gorillas in the mist � a rare conservation success story, scientists say.

After facing near-extinction, mountain gorillas are slowly rebounding. On Wednesday, the Switzerland-based International Union for Conservation of Nature updated mountain …

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

Thousands of elated citizens gathered in South Sudan's capital of Juba on Wednesday to celebrate an agreement signed in September between the President and his former deputy, which it is hoped will finally end years …

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

Thousands of elated citizens gathered in South Sudan's capital of Juba on Wednesday to celebrate an agreement signed in September between the President and his former deputy, which it is hoped will finally end years …

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Farmers are increasingly using sustainable agricultural methods to boost productivity while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of research projects, coordinated by the IAEA in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Farmers are increasingly using sustainable agricultural methods to boost productivity while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of research projects, coordinated by the IAEA in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

UGANDA SAYS LANDSLIDE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 43, BEGINS RELOCATIONS

UGANDA SAYS LANDSLIDE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 43, BEGINS RELOCATIONS

KAMPALA-- The death toll from a landslide in Uganda last week has risen to 43 and displaced residents deemed most at risk in the disaster-prone region will be resettled immediately, the government said.

Torrential rains …

UGANDA BUDUBA MUDSLIDES: PRES MUSEVENI APOLOGISES OVER DELAYED RELOCATION

UGANDA BUDUBA MUDSLIDES: PRES MUSEVENI APOLOGISES OVER DELAYED RELOCATION

KAMPALA-- President Yoweri Museveni who visited Bukalasi Sub County, Bududa District where dozens of residents lost their lives in the mudslides that swept their homes after a down pour on Thursday, has apologised over his …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

All right, good afternoon.

**Indonesia

The Secretary General is now back in New York. He arrived …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

All right, good afternoon.

**Indonesia

The Secretary General is now back in New York. He arrived …