Rather, the money will be diverted to other contributions to the United Nations, according to a senior official of the Department of State, Nerissa Cook.
On August 17, the Coalition of Caribbean Leaders for Peace consisting of the former and current leaders in the Caribbean, including the former President of the United Nations Human Rights Council sent a joint letter to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.
The UN health agency gave the update on its regional official Twitter account: @WHOAFRO.
The special rapporteurs are Koumbou Boly Barry, Special Rapporteur on the right to education; Dainius Puras, Special Rapporteur on the right to health; and Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
An accredited journalist covering the United Nations headquarters in New York has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guterres made this known on Monday in a message published on the UN website to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, expressed the relief in a statement issued by Eve Sabbagh, Head of Public Information, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Abuja.
“The US State Department has allegedly told the UN that it doesn’t have time to issue Zarif a visa,’’ the top Iranian diplomat told news agency Isna on Tuesday.
Governor Willie Obiano made the remarks while speaking on the sidelines of the just concluded United Nations Climate Change Conference tagged COP25 in Madrid Spain.
Spokesman for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, released the figures to UN correspondents in New York.
The organisers, The Future Project, said on Thursday in Lagos that a launch, which held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, saw Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, endorsing the prestigious Awards, which has been described as the “Nobel Prize for Young Africans”.
“The U.S. must recognize the direct impact that racism, xenophobia and intolerance have in promoting violence and in creating fear and instability in ethnic and religious minority communities,” said Ahmed Reid in a statement from UN headquarters in Geneva, titled: “Perpetuating racism perpetuates violence.”
SERAP also raised: “Concern over suppression of freedom of expression, attacks on journalists, bloggers, and human rights defenders by several state governments, as well as the intimidation and harassment of Amnesty International in Nigeria, including by a group of apparently paid protesters that continues to besiege the organization’s office in Abuja, preventing it from carrying out its activities, and giving the organization ultimatum to leave Nigeria.”
The United Nations Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, made this known on Wednesday during the commemoration of the 10th “anniversary” of the Boko Haram crisis.
Briefing UN correspondents in New York on Monday, a spokesman of the organisation, Farhan Haq, said 530,000 others had been internally displaced.
IASC, made up of senior officials from UN agencies and NGOs, said this in a statement in Abuja at the end of a five-day visit of the mission to Nigeria.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, which made the announcement at its 43rd meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, based its decision on “extensive restorative work on Bethlehem’s Nativity Church, in Palestine”.
UN investigator, Agnes Callamard, on Wednesday, urged the UN Human Rights Council to create tools to prevent and probe targeted killings of dissidents abroad.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has defended the organisation’s call for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of former Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi.
The UN investigator into the killing of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, on Wednesday called on countries to invoke universal jurisdiction for international crime and make arrests if the responsibility of individuals is proven.