Nepal Appeals to U.N. to Help Lift Economic Blockade

By Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 30 2015 (IPS)

A coalition of independent Nepali citizens – including diplomats, journalists, women’s rights leaders, medical doctors and former U.N. officials – is calling on the international [...] Read more »

WHO Calls for Action to Prevent Youth Violence

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 30 2015 (IPS)

Approximately 200,000 youth are murdered every year, making homicide the fourth leading cause of death among young people around the world, according to a new study by the [...] Read more »