# un - Thursday 19 March, 2015
We are increasingly recognising that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and well-being, not the size of our wallets.
# un - Monday 9 March, 2015
Every Life Counts wants the term banned, saying it “dehumanises” babies.
# un - Saturday 28 February, 2015
More than one BILLION people are at risk of damaging their hearing because their music is too loud and they listen to it for too long.
# un - Monday 9 February, 2015
# un - Wednesday 28 January, 2015
The Spanish soldier was killed when the Israeli military shelled border areas in southern Lebanon.
# un - Friday 23 January, 2015
The actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador gave another powerful speech at the World Economic Forum this morning.
# un - Wednesday 31 December, 2014
France and Luxembourg supported the Palestinians.
# un - Saturday 27 December, 2014
Vincent Browne wanted to interview the Irish Ambassador in 1984 – who wasn’t happy about it.
# un - Friday 12 December, 2014
“It is now time to take action.”
# un - Sunday 7 December, 2014
On a related note, the median duration of sex is 7.3 minutes. So now you know.
# un - Saturday 22 November, 2014
The outbreak has killed 40 people.
# un - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
A UN report shows thirty countries with a lower maternal mortality rate.
# un - Sunday 16 November, 2014
There are a number of events happening throughout the country today to remember the victims of road traffic accidents.
# un - Thursday 6 November, 2014
The government has announced a redress scheme today. Here are the victims’ stories.
# un - Friday 31 October, 2014
To date, Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €3 million to help fight the deadly virus.
# un - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The troops are part of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights.
# un - Friday 17 October, 2014
The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.
The cash, which came from Colombia, is a tiny fraction of the $1 billion that the UN has estimated it needs to fight the epidemic.
# un - Saturday 11 October, 2014
The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.
# un - Friday 3 October, 2014
The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.
# un - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.
# un - Friday 26 September, 2014
A new training programme has been announced by Minister Charlie Flanagan.
# un - Thursday 25 September, 2014
The picture is clear: without adequate food and proper nutrition, a child will not live, learn and grow up to lead a healthy and productive life.
# un - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Charlie Flanagan has signed an important protocol to a UN convention to strengthen children’s rights.
# un - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.
The Taoiseach was speaking at the UN summit on climate change in New York.
It’s the first time since 1985 that Israel has downed a Syrian plane.
Users of the website 4chan claim they will leak the photos in retaliation to Watson’s speech in the UN over the weekend.
# un - Monday 22 September, 2014
Wondering why feminism is an issue for men too? Here’s the answer.
# un - Thursday 18 September, 2014
That’s according to the UN Security Council, which met today.
# un - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The move was welcomed by the Children’s Rights Alliance.
# un - Monday 15 September, 2014
Representatives of 20 nations will take part.
# un - Friday 5 September, 2014
Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.
# un - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
The Al-Nusra Front want their group taken off the UN’s list of terrorist organisations, as well as compensation for fighters injured in recent days.
# un - Monday 1 September, 2014
Defence Minister Simon Coveney wants a UN review of the peacekeeping
# un - Saturday 30 August, 2014
The clash took place at 6am, but morale is still said to be high among the troops.
The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.
# un - Friday 29 August, 2014
Irish personnel secured a route and provided security as UNDOF troops withdrew from a position today.