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Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
After taking the presidency of the United Nations Security Council Presidency, Ambassador Ishikane said, "I shall also take this opportunity to express the council's gratitude to the outgoing members namely India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway for their important contributions to the wor
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Work in the UN will go on even as we exit the Security Council as we have several important bodies which deal with critical issues where we will continue to lend our voice, Ruchira Kamboj said on Wednesday on how India will shape its roadmap in the year ahead at the United Nations.
India's Permanent Ambassador to United Nations Ruchira Kamboj on Wednesday underscored New Delhi's position on the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and said that India has consistently called for an immediate cessation of hostilities and an end to the violence.
India raised the profile of the UN Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) as the chair of this committee, said Permanent Ambassador to United Nations Ruchira Kamboj on Wednesday, as she summed up New Delhi's tenure at the UN high table.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
India on Thursday (local time) wrapped up its December Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) with a special focus on terrorism, Global South and maritime security.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
He made these remarks at the 'Launch of Group of Friends to promote Accountability for Crimes Against Peacekeepers' in the Trusteeship Council. Along with India, contributing countries like Bangladesh, Egypt, France, Morocco and Nepal, participated as its co-chairs.
Spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government of India sponsored the proposal for International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023 which was accepted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The declaration has been instrumental for the Government of India to be at the forefront
The external affairs minister said India has also sought to be the voice of Global South on many issues of concern. "We have not only tried to articulate their interest and anxieties but also tried to see whether we can serve as a bridge in the council," he added.
Jaishankar made these remarks during the 'UNSC Briefing: Global Counterterrorism Approach: Challenges and Way Forward'. Speaking in his national capacity, he took veiled digs at Pakistan for cross-border terrorism against India and at China for blocking the black-listing of Pakistan-based te
Speaking on the key priorities for India during its current tenure at the UNSC, he added, "One of the key expectations there is that Afghanistan will not sever as a base for terrorism against other countries. We expect whoever has authorities in Afghanistan to respect and honour that commitm
In a sharp retort, Jaishankar said the world isn't stupid and it is not forgetful. "...The world increasingly calls out countries, organisations indulging in terrorism...my advice is to clean up your act and try to be good a neighbour."