The UN nuclear watchdog planned a major report on Iran that might have revealed more of its suspected atomic bomb research, but held off as Tehran's relations with the outside world thawed, sources familiar with the matter said.
The United Nations appealed for $6.5 billion for Syria and neighbouring countries on Monday to provide assistance to a total of 16 million people, many left hungry or homeless by the conflict soon entering its fourth year.
The GCC seeks to consolidate a new concept of regional security emphasising the geopolitical dimension of the region, Bahrain's Foreign Minister said as he delivered a key address at the United Nations (UN) yesterday.
The global energy industry must play a greater role in the transition to sustainable energy systems if United Nations development goals are to be met, warns a report launched by the World Energy Council (WEC).
The potential for bi
Bahraini legislators have lashed out at "one-sided" comments by the UN human rights chief, who directed criticism at the country during the 24th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, a report said.
UN High Commi
Companies committed to the United Nations Global Compact - the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative - are moving from good intentions to significant actions, said a report.
The Global Corporate Sustainability Re
The United Nations Security Council was set for a showdown over Syria on Wednesday after Britain sought authorisation for Western military action that seems certain to be vetoed by Russia and probably China.
U.N. chemical weapons
Abu Dhabi Government Contact Centre has won a United Nations International Award under the category of ‘Promoting Whole-of-Government Approaches in the Information Age’, at a forum held in Bahrain recently.
The award w
Foreign direct investment (FDI) to GCC countries remained steady in 2012 at $26 billion despite a strong decline registered in Saudi Arabia, because of significant FDI growth in all other countries in the group, a report said.
More than 100 key international leaders, deputy prime ministers, minsters and CEOs are taking part in the '2013 United Nations Public Services Forum' being held in Bahrain.
The forum is being held under the patronage of Hi