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In his address at the UN General Assembly, PM Modi says India will continue to raise its voice against terrorism, and also calls for ‘serious introspection’ of the work of the United Nations.
Stigma could, in time, turn domestic opinion in China, sway public attitudes in Russia, India & elsewhere, or even bring the U.S. back to the arms-control negotiating table.
Speaking at the General Assembly on the occasion of the UN's 75th anniversary, Prime Minister Modi said it faces a crisis of confidence without comprehensive reforms.
The UN is going through one its most challenging periods ever, and keeps churning out increasingly grim reports on the global threats it was created to ameliorate.
Heads of State and Government will submit a pre-recorded video statements for summits and sessions that will be played in the iconic General Assembly hall this year.
The US and a few Mideast allies are declaring the end of the nuclear deal while most other Security Council members disagree with the latest example of Trump’s 'America First' foreign policy.
The win is significant as it comes on the eve of India gearing up to sit at the UN Security Council high table as non-permanent member for a two-year term beginning 2021.
The planned negotiations stem from a landmark pact the US signed with the Taliban in February to promote a peaceful settlement to the Afghan war.
With the pandemic upending supply chains and livelihoods, an estimated 132 million more people could go hungry by the end of this year than previously projected.
For this year's UN observance against trafficking, the spotlight is on first responders and the challenges they have faced in the Covid-19 pandemic.