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Nepal ranks 43rd as world’s safest country

19 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

In the list of the safest countries issued recently by the Global Finance magazine, Nepal was ranked forty- three. Global Finance is an English-language monthly financial magazine. Joseph D. Giarraputo, the founder and former publisher of Venture, the magazine for Read More
Eco-friendly artwork to inspire world leaders at UN General Assembly

19 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The 76th General Assembly of the United Nations is undergoing its headquarters in New York from September 14th. Many world leaders are addressing and huge numbers of delegates are attending. Among many political attractions and fun to be had during Read More
UNSC calls for ‘equal, meaningful participation of women in Afghanistan

18 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) specifying the importance of “equal and meaningful participation” of women in public life.  The resolution also emphasizes “the importance of the establishment of Read More
UN marks International Peace Day

18 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

At a virtual event on Friday commemorating the International Day of Peace, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres saluted the “voices, vision and commitment of young people in shaping a more peaceful world”. “You are leaders, change-makers and advocates in Read More
Vaccine manufacturers say will deliver COVID-19 vaccine in poor countries

17 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The heads of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Health Organization and World Trade Organization met with the CEOs of leading vaccine manufacturing companies to discuss strategies to improve the access to COVID-19 vaccines, especially in low-and lower Read More
World Patient Safety Day 2021

17 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Today- September 17, 2021 is World Patient Day being marking around. Every day, approximately 810 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. In addition, around 6,700 newborns die every day, amounting to 47% of all Read More
Helsinki plans English language city

17 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Helsinki Mayor Juhana Vartiainen has been thinking of Helsinki-the Finnish capital as an English-language city to attract more foreign workers and respond to the city’s and country’s labor shortages. According to the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, Vartiainen has said that “Helsinki could call Read More
Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa

16 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

More than 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but only 2% of them in Africa, said Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The UN agency is urging every country to vaccinate at least 40% of its population Read More
International Democracy Day observed

16 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The world marked the International Democracy Day yesterday with various events with distance. In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe September 15 as the International Day of Democracy- with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles Read More
76th General Assembly gets underway at UN Headquarters in New York

16 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be the most challenging period the world has seen since the Second World War, said the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday, as the 75th session of the General Assembly gave way to the new – deepening inequalities, decimating economies and plunging millions into Read More