Day: November 2, 2022

First Committee Approves Japan-, United States-Sponsored Draft Resolution on Common Road Map to World without Nuclear Weapons, by 18 Separate Votes

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) today approved a wide-ranging draft resolution, entitled “Steps to building a common road map towards a world without nuclear weapons”, which drew extensive debate and 18 separate recorded votes for approval. Introduced by Japan and co-sponsored by the United States, the text (document

Third Committee Emphasizes That Conflicts, Climate-Induced Displacement, Cost-of-Living Crisis Driving Refugee Numbers to Record Level

Refugee Chief Highlights Ukraine Conflict as One of Fastest Refugee Crises Since Second World War States must urgently respond to a fast-growing global refugee crisis through concrete actions, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) heard today, as delegates shared problems and best practices during an interactive dialogue and general

Gov’t shows resilience in handling cervical cancer through vaccination

The Health Ministry stated that provision of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was a form of resilience by the government to prevent the increase in cervical cancer cases from an early age. “The COVID-19 pandemic teaches us to strive for a health system that is resilient to the main threats