Category: News

Posted in News

Human Rights Experts Call on China to Address Serious Violations in Xinjiang |

Their statement follows the recent release of a long-awaited report by the United Nations Office for Human…

Posted in News

New social contract needed to lift half of Asia Pacific’s workforce out of poverty |

ESCAP Executive Director Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana said, “Our region spends less than half the global average on…

Posted in News

Sri Lanka: New Government Calls for Accountability and Institutional Reform |

The country is in the midst of a serious economic crisis that has severely affected the human…

Posted in News

Papua New Guinea: Conflict and election-related violence sparks a wave of displaced people |

From 13 to 30 August, IOM worked with local authorities to deploy a Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)…

Posted in News

Pakistan: More than 6.4 million people in ‘urgent need’ after unprecedented floods |

Pakistan’s World Health Organization (WHO) representative, Dr Palitha MAHIPALA, said more than 33 million people were affected,…

Posted in News

China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region Responsible for ‘Severe Human Rights Violations’: UN Human Rights Report |

In a report published by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights after a visit in May,…

Posted in News

Sri Lanka: WFP Relieves Pregnancy Stress Amid Soaring Food Prices |

The ongoing economic crisis and political turmoil have caused food price inflation to soar above 90% and…

Posted in News

Pakistan: WHO warns of serious health risks as floods continue |

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the United Nations has classified the situation as a Level 3…

Posted in News

Pakistan: $160 million UN Emergency Plan Launches as ‘Steroids Monsoon’ Continues |

UN Humanitarian Coordination Office spokeswoman Jens Laerke said the “worst flooding in decades” since mid-June when heavy…