UN in Belarus:

“When I refused to sell my body they sold me to another brothel”. This is the heart rending testimony of a 13 year-old Nepalese girl named Skye trafficked by relatives to India. Skye’s story ends better than most.

The resource center in the village of Kurshinovichi was equipped with the financial support of the EU. It provides the conditions for the development of informal training programs, crafts, and serves as a local business consulting hub.

Minsk hosted “Green Cities” project inception workshop.

In the ongoing effort to improve the overall performance of United Nations peacekeeping missions, the heads of the armed forces of around 100 countries met at UN Headquarters in New York today to discuss issues such as rapid deployment, training, increasing the number of female peacekeepers, and conduct and discipline.

The global nature of aviation puts everyone at the same level of risk from potential terrorism, senior United Nations officials said today, calling for greater information sharing, resources and political will to keep flights safe.

Rising prices of cereals, meat and dairy products have pushed the global food price index up by 1.4 per cent compared to last month and 7.0 per cent compared to last year, the United Nations agriculture agency has said.

In what is set to be a “historic” moment at the United Nations, Member States will adopt on Friday a legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.