Developing nations should be given extra international aid to deal with the looming problems of climate change and not be forced to dip into the traditional aid they receive for development as they strive to meet the next set of UN development goals, India has said at the UN.
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) voted overwhelmingly to admit Brazil as a full member to the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine refugees in the Near East.
India, backed by the United States, opposed a UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution calling on New Delhi to voluntarily abandon its nuclear weapons. The resolution that also targeted Israel and Pakistan, however, passed overwhelmingly.
India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution calling for moratorium on the use of death penalty, saying it fails to recognise each nation's "sovereign right" to determine its legal system and punish criminals according to its laws.
Pressing ahead with its calls for reforming the UN Security Council and expanding its membership, India has called for more transparency in its workings, accountability and openess to participation by the world body`s membership, especially in mandating peacekeeping operations.
United Nations: With the term of current UN chief Ban Ki-moon set to end in 2016, India has called for a "more inclusive and transparent" procedure for appointment of the United Nations Secretary-General, with the General Assembly having a greater say in the selection process.
The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in cricket embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in developing countries, India told the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Monday.
India's UN Mission has started action to have June 21 declared the International Day of Yoga, following the proposal made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the General Assembly (UNGA) last month.
India will cooperate in the development of vaccines and drugs to fight the Ebola virus "for the poorest of the poor at realistic prices", Indian Ambassador to the UN Asoke Kumar Mukerji has told the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday headed to New York to address the UN General Assembly (UNGA), pledging to expose the alleged "lies" stated by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his speech there.