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UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution

Jan 28, 2017

UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution The United Nations age…

Photos from Mosul – 100 days on, and the UN’s humanitarian response

Jan 26, 2017

Photos from Mosul – 100 days on, and the UN’s humanitarian response One hundred days into the Iraqi military operation, peo…

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record

Jan 18, 2017

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record, about 1.1°C above pre-industrial era   [caption id="attachment_1701" align=…

Thousands displaced from Mosul in ‘desperate’ need of life-saving aid

Jan 13, 2017

Iraq: Thousands displaced from Mosul in ‘desperate’ need of life-saving aid, UN agency reports [caption id="attachment_1692" …

At Security Council, Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace

Jan 10, 2017

At Security Council, Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace Delivering his first formal briefing to the…

2016 deadliest on record for migrants crossing Mediterranean

Jan 06, 2017

2016 deadliest on record for migrants crossing Mediterranean: UN agency More migrants were killed crossing the Mediterranean …

New UN Secretary-General Appeals for Peace

Jan 01, 2017

New UN Secretary-General Appeals for Peace On my first day as Secretary-General of the United Nations, one question weighs heav…

The End of an Era, and a New Beginning

Dec 22, 2016

The End of an Era, and a New Beginning On a frigid morning in December, just 16 days before the end of his term, Ban Ki-moon ma…

UN expert calls for continued efforts against trafficking in persons in the US

Dec 20, 2016

UN expert calls for continued efforts against trafficking in persons in the US, with a stronger focus on labor exploitation …

Security Council unanimously approves sending UN monitors to war-torn Aleppo

Dec 19, 2016

Security Council unanimously approves sending UN monitors to war-torn Aleppo   Alarmed at the “devastating” humanit…