At a UN forum where often ageing politicians and diplomats hold forth on global issues, the young YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, a Canadian of Indian origin, took the stage to remind them that the future belonged to youth and that they have the key to solving the world's problems.
The UN has come up with a compact incorporating key provisions for smoother pathways to legal migration and safeguarding migrants that are of particular relevance to India, which has the world's largest migrant population.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has backed Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein's call for an international investigation into human rights situation in Kashmir, saying that it represents the “voice of the UN.”
In a double-barrel attack, India has accused UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein of exhibiting “clear bias” in his report on Kashmir and criticised Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of overstepping his mandate in his report on children in armed conflict.
For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan
Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.