17.07.2017 DELEGATION OF UZBEKISTAN PARTICIPATED IN THE SESSION OF THE OIC COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS

On July 10-11, 2017 the Delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in the 44th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Abidjan (the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire).

Human rights treaties are 'bedrock of sound governance,' says top UN official marking 50th anniversary 01.03.2016 Human rights treaties are 'bedrock of sound governance,' says top UN official marking 50th anniversary

Marking 50 years since the unanimous adoption of two United Nations human rights treaties – respectively promoting respect for civil and political, and economic, social and cultural rights – a top UN official today said the landmark covenants have helped extend rights to people crushed by tyranny and discrimination for generations.

UN mourns death of former Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali 18.02.2016 UN mourns death of former Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali

The 193-member United Nations General Assembly honoured the memory of former Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 93, recalling his legacy in helping the world body find its footing in a new global landscape during the tumultuous early 1990s.

Marking international observance, UN declares ‘Every day is Human Rights Day’ 10.12.2014 Marking international observance, UN declares ‘Every day is Human Rights Day’

10 December 2014 – The universal reach of human rights should not be restricted to one day alone but extended to every day of the year, top United Nations officials declared today as they marked Human Rights Day – an annual UN-backed event commemorating the date on which the General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

UN celebrates awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to children’s rights activists 10.10.2014 UN celebrates awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to children’s rights activists

The United Nations lauded today’s awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two human rights activists, saying the winners had received well-deserved recognition for championing children’s rights around the world.

Midwives can prevent two-thirds of deaths among women and newborns – UN report 04.06.2014 Midwives can prevent two-thirds of deaths among women and newborns – UN report

Midwives are the unsung heroes of maternal and newborn health, according to a new United Nations report released today that urges greater investment in these vital healthcare professionals, who can prevent about two-thirds of deaths among women and newborns.

Majority of people lack proper social protection, UN agency reports 03.06.2014 Majority of people lack proper social protection, UN agency reports

In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, more than 70 per cent of the world population is without proper social protections, the United Nations labour agency today reported, urging governments to scale up investment in child and family benefits, pensions and other public expenditures.