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UN agency says past 8 years warmest on record

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Soaring greenhouse gas levels and accumulated heat have led to the warmest eight years on record, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday. According to temperature data gathered by WMO, 2022 was the eighth consecutive year when annual global temperatures reached at least one degree Celsius …

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Social protection needs to be re-thought as world ages, says UN report

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | The United Nations calls on countries to rethink policies and expand opportunities as the world ages, the world body said in a new report launched on Thursday. The World Social Report 2023 recommends that countries “rethink long-held policies and practices associated with livelihoods and work” …

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Over 3.3 mln people in Ethiopia’s Tigray receive humanitarian aid since October: UN

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | More than 3.3 million people in Ethiopia’s conflict-affected northernmost Tigray region have received humanitarian aid since early October, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The OCHA, in its latest Ethiopia situation update issued Thursday, said humanitarian partners have assisted …

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Poland asks UN to help secure WWII damages from Germany

Warsaw, Poland | Xinhua | Poland had asked for the intervention of the United Nations (UN) over World War II reparations with Germany, a Polish deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday. “The United Nations system offers instruments for dialogue as well as for introducing the international community to the scale of …

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General Assembly approves UN regular budget for 2023

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | The General Assembly on Friday approved an annual regular budget for the United Nations of about 3.396 billion U.S. dollars. The 2023 budget is higher than that of 2022, which stood at 3.122 billion dollars. The regular budget covers UN activities across a range of areas, …

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UN chief strongly condemns attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the attack against a police patrol of the UN mission in Mali on Friday, which killed two Nigerian peacekeepers and injured four others. An unidentified gunman shot and killed two officers, including one woman, from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization …

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