Tag: UN
World 22.09.20 | 23:01

US President Donald Trump says UN ‘must hold China accountable’ for COVID-19

President Donald Trump demanded that the United Nations hold China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as he defends his own handling of COVID-19 in America, where the death toll has surpassed 200,000. “We have waged a fierce battle against the invisible enemy — the China virus — which...

Macedonia 19.03.20 | 18:30

UN: We have not released any assessment of government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The UN mission in Skopje has denied VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski claim that UN placed our country in a group of countries that have no clear restrictions on the admission of persons from other countries and that measures against coronavirus at border crossings are not restrictive enough. The...

World 19.12.19 | 14:43

V4: Hungarian FM says UN tries to force through its migration compact rejected by many states

Hungary, along with some like-minded countries, including Poland, who share a similar position on migration, will make every possible effort to prevent the UN’s global migration package from becoming a basis of reference in international law, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a UN...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 22:39

Zaev: No country has a problem with North Macedonia

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev voiced satisfaction with expressed support for realization of Euro-Atlantic integration processes during meetings with several European and world leaders while his stay in New York for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. We use the opportunity to meet with...

World 23.09.19 | 23:02

Greta Thunberg to world leaders: ‘How dare you!’

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg had a message for world leaders at the UN climate summit: “You are failing us.” “We are at the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth,” the 16-year-old said with tears in her eyes. “How...

Economy 22.09.19 | 15:39

UN selects Finance Minister Angelovska as one of seven women digital entrepreneurs in the world

Finance Minister Nina Angelovska is one of the seven “super” women digital entrepreneurs in the world, selected by the UN as eTrade for Women Advocates. Angelovska will be unveiled on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York. It is an exceptional and unique recognition...

Life 06.05.19 | 18:00

UN report: Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life

Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the results of the most thorough planetary health check ever undertaken, the Guardian reported. From coral reefs flickering out beneath...

Macedonia 30.03.19 | 15:42

UN: In Macedonia live the unhappiest people in the Balkans 

According to the latest United Nations report dubbed “World Happiness Report”, the world’s happiest countries are Finland, Denmark and Norway. The top 10 also include Iceland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada and Austria. Factors used for the assessment include...

Macedonia 01.03.19 | 20:39

Nimetz happy with the Prespa treaty, but warns of remaining issues, reveals that the Macedonian nationality issue was not resolved

UN mediator Matthew Nimetz held a briefing for the press in the United Nations, to detail his views on the Macedonian name issue, after what was announced as its “successful completion”. Never the less, Nimetz warned that much additional work will be needed to complete the process, saying...

Macedonia 16.02.19 | 15:40

UN replaces FYROM with North Macedonia

The United Nations has officially replaced the reference ‘The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia –FYRoM’ with the name ‘North Macedonia’ on its list of recognized countries. The change in the UN was made on February 14 in the evening. The Foreign Ministry sent an official notification...

World 16.01.19 | 11:23

Grushko: The name of Macedonia is within the competence of the UN Security Council

Moscow is not meddling in internal affairs of Athens in the situation around the name for Macedonia, but it will continue voicing its opinion on the issue as it is within the competence of the UN Security Council, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said on Tuesday in comments on accusations, TASS...

World 21.12.18 | 09:11

UN report finds women migrants in Libya often face gang rape

The “overwhelming majority” of women and older girls who passed through Libya as migrants reported being gang-raped by traffickers or having witnessed others taken away to be sexually abused, the United Nations said Thursday in a report based on hundreds of interviews. The Office of the High Commissioner...

Macedonia 17.12.18 | 12:24

UN expects Macedonia to lose 28.8 percent of its population by the end of the century

United Nations estimates show that Macedonia will lose 28.8 percent of its population by the end of the century. According to the UN report, the Balkans and Eastern Europe will be among the worst hit global regions by population decline. Neighboring countries like Bulgaria and Serbia are expected to...