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If confirmed, DPR Korea hydrogen bomb test ‘clear violation’ of Security Council resolutions – UN atomic energy chief

Jan 06, 2016

Following the announcement today by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) that it has carried out a hydrogen bomb test,…

Hailing political accord, Security Council urges international aid against terrorist groups in Libya

Dec 23, 2015

Welcoming the newly signed United Nations-brokered accord for a national unity government in Libya, the Security Council today urg…

Security Council moves to cut off all funding sources for ISIL and other terrorist groups

Dec 18, 2015

December 17, 2015 – At its first ever meeting at Finance Ministers’ level, the United Nations Security Council today stepped u…

‘Monumental triumph’ in Paris as world adopts new climate change agreement, says UN chief

Dec 12, 2015

Following the adoption of the new Paris Agreement on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said government …

Fundamental freedoms ‘inalienable and inherent – now and always,’ UN says on Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2015

Marking this year’s Human Rights Day amid extraordinary global challenges, the United Nations is calling on the world to recogni…

UN Security Council adopts first-ever resolution on youth, peace & security

Dec 09, 2015

The United Nations Security Council today adopted a historic resolution on youth, peace and security that urges greater representa…

UN marks World AIDS Day with ‘new hope’ as momentum builds to break epidemic by 2030

Dec 01, 2015

The first World AIDS Day since political leaders committed to ending the epidemic by 2030 as part of the United Nations-led Sustai…

Secretary-General Appoints Robert Skinner as Director of United Nations Information Center in Washington

Nov 19, 2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Robert Lawrence Skinner of the United States as Director of the United …