EghtesadOnline: The United Nations' atomic watchdog has confirmed that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges and called for Tehran’s "full" and "timely" cooperation, while Iranian authorities defended scaling back nuclear commitments in response to Europe's broken promises.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has filed an official complaint to the United Nations over the aggression against its airspace by an American drone on the basis of Article 51 of the UN Charter, which allows military action in self-defense.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has been placed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in the group of countries where crops face the threat of desert locusts.
EghtesadOnline: Veteran diplomat Majid Takht-Ravanchi has been appointed as Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry announced.
EghtesadOnline: Two high-ranking members of the Islamic Republic of Iran Medical Council (IRIMC) have formally called on the United Nations to help eliminate US restrictions against the supply of medicines and medical services to Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, will hold public hearings in the case concerning Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America), from October 8 to 12 at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the court, according to a statement on ICJ's website.
EghtesadOnline: Iran climbed one step to rank 60th among 189 countries reviewed in the latest Human Development Index report released by the United Nations Development Program.
EghtesadOnline: Iran improved its E-Government Development Index and ranked 86th in the world, according to the United Nations’ latest e-government survey.
EghtesadOnline: The United Nations condemned North Korea’s “outrageous” firing of a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, demanding Pyongyang halt its weapons program but holding back on any threat of new sanctions on the isolated regime.
EghtesadOnline: The spotlight will be on Syria when world leaders gather at the United Nations next week as the United States and Russia try to shore up a fragile truce deal and President Barack Obama pushes for a boost in global refugee aid.