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  • Sustaining biodiversity

    Let us celebrate biodiversity jointly because it is the life-support system which is our living partner on the planet earth...

    Be it participation of children and youths in conservation- based activities as a promising potential investment, our future generation has a right over the biodiversity and we need to save it not only for them at large but for the integrity of the natural balance and processes...

  • Project aims to promote biodiversity conservation

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change is implementing a project to promote conservation of biodiversity and strengthen existing conservation efforts by using an innovative market-based mechanism, according to official sources...

    The project called “Mountains and market biodiversity and business in northern Pakistan” aims to develop community and institutional capacity for certified production of biodiversity-friendly and...

  • Coastal management: minimising biodiversity loss

    All nations agreed to abide by a commitment to focus on these 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure a safe, sustainable and peaceful world that would continue to support life on earth for future generations...

    A long-term perspective to ensure biodiversity is a prerequisite to such venturing...

  • Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

    UNITED NATIONS: Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS...

    A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) asked that 11 organisations not be allowed to attend the conference next month...

  • United Nations wants to resettle 10pc of the world's refugees

    UNITED NATIONS: A new UN plan to tackle the worst refugee crisis since World War II would aim to resettle at least 10 per cent of refugees annually, piling pressure on countries to open up their doors to those fleeing wars and disasters...

    The United Nations hopes that new deal will lift some of the burden on developing countries in the refugee crisis, which has been fueled by the five-year war in Syria and other conflicts...

  • United Nations calls for 48-hour humanitarian pause in Syria's Aleppo

    UNITED NATIONS: Weekly 48-hour humanitarian pauses are urgently needed in Syria's Aleppo city where fighting has left over a quarter of a million people trapped and in desperate need of aid, the UN humanitarian chief said on Monday...

    The United Nations says there are nearly half a million people in besieged areas in Syria and an estimated 4...

  • Reforming the United Nations

    IT is indeed a seminal year for the United Nations as world leaders assemble for the annual General Assembly session celebrating the 70th anniversary of the birth of the world body...

    After years of intense and painstaking deliberations, the member-nations have reached an agreement on 17 development goals — including the elimination of extreme poverty and hunger — to be achieved by 2030...

  • United Nations ends decade-long nuclear probe against Iran

    The probe had to be formally ended as part of a deal between Iran and six nations that involves the removal of economic sanctions...

    Noting that formal closure of the issue negates a series of critical IAEA resolutions against his country, he proclaimed Tuesday a “historic day” that opens the path to closer cooperation both with the agency and its member nations...

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