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UNICEF says global mortality rates remain ‘alarmingly high’

Feb 20, 2018

World is failing newborns; UNICEF says global mortality rates remain ‘alarmingly high’ Newborns are dying at “alarmin…

UN chief launches two-year plan to fast-track Iraq reconstruction

Feb 14, 2018

UN chief launches two-year plan to fast-track Iraq reconstruction United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on W…

2018 Winter Olympics

Feb 07, 2018

Let Olympic Flame ‘shine as a beacon to human solidarity,’ UN says ahead of Pyeongchang Games This week the world will gather…

Humanitarian diplomacy ‘getting nowhere’ in Syria warns UN special adviser

Feb 01, 2018

Humanitarian diplomacy ‘getting nowhere’ in Syria warns UN special adviser Jan Egeland Civilians in Syria’s besieged areas …

UN chief urges vigilance against anti-Semitism and discrimination of all kinds

Jan 21, 2018

UN chief urges vigilance against anti-Semitism and discrimination of all kinds Warning that hate is on the rise and that Nazi sym…

UN chief outlines areas for action in 2018

Jan 16, 2018

UN chief outlines areas for action in 2018 Having taken office with a call for peace to be the watchword of 2017, United Nations…

UN chief visits Colombia

Jan 14, 2018

In Colombia, UN chief meets with ex-combatants, expressing hope for future and peace process On the second day of an official vis…

UN chief proposes ways to maximize migrants’ contributions

Jan 11, 2018

Migration should be act of hope, not despair; UN chief proposes ways to maximize migrants' contributions Laying out his vision fo…

Henrietta Fore starts as UNICEF Executive Director

Jan 02, 2018

Henrietta Fore starts as UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore takes office today as UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director. …

UN Budget for 2018-2019

Dec 26, 2017

UN Budget for 2018-2019  Concluding the main part of its 72nd session, the United Nations General Assembly on Sunday took a numb…