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ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification ​
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ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification ​

All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).For the first time in the ILO’s history, an International Labour Convention has been ratified by all member States.Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour​ ​ achieved universal...

THE SecretaryGeneral MESSAGE ON THE WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
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THE SecretaryGeneral MESSAGE ON THE WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

This year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons​ honours the first responders helping to end the crime of human trafficking: law enforcement officers, social workers, healthcare professionals, NGO staff and many others working around the world to protect the vulnerable.​Like the frontline heroes saving lives and sustaining our societies in the COVID-19 pandemic, these providers...

FAO Inaugurates Market Structures and Livestock Sheds in District KPK
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FAO Inaugurates Market Structures and Livestock Sheds in District KPK

Peshawar- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations inaugurated vegetable and livestock market infrastructures established in Bara Khyber District with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Deputy Commissioner of Khyber District, local district administration and FAO officials participated in the launch event. Julie Koenen, Mission...

Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations-New York, Pakistan Elected as President of the Economic and Social Council
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Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations-New York, Pakistan Elected as President of the Economic and Social Council

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Munir Akram, was elected unanimously as the President of the UN Economic and Social Council for a year (2020-2021). The 54-Member ECOSOC is the third principal organ, along with the General Assembly and Security Council, established in 1945 under the UN Charter to promote international economic...

United Nations THE Secretary GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE DAY OF VESAK
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United Nations THE Secretary GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE DAY OF VESAK

7 May 2020I send warm wishes to all celebrating the Day of Vesak, a sacred occasion to millions of Buddhists around the world. As we honour the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha, we can all be inspired by his teachings. And as the human family suffers the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we...

United Nations SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE MESSAGE ON THE BEGINNING OF RAMADAN
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United Nations SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE MESSAGE ON THE BEGINNING OF RAMADAN

I extend my warmest wishes as millions of Muslims around the world begin observing the holy month of Ramadan.This will, of course, be a very different Ramadan. Many community activities will naturally be affected by measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, many people in conflict zones will once again be tragically marking this month...