As pace of urbanization quickens in Asia-Pacific, so too does threat of urban food insecurity – UN

Tehran ( – Asia’s cities are growing at such a fast pace that nearly 55 percent of the region’s enormous population is expected to reside in urban areas by 2030, and that will have equally enormous consequences for urban food security and nutrition, according to the main findings of a new report by four United Nations agencies.

US’ attempt to terminate Iran’s membership in CSW based solely on false allegations: Iravani

Tehran ( – Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani stressed that the US’ attempt to terminate Iran’s membership in the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was a political act and against the UN Charter.