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Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief

Jul 30, 2019

To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “hum…

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’

Jul 30, 2019

Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escala…

New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict

Jul 30, 2019

A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highes…

UN chief extends condolences to families of China landslide casualties

Jul 29, 2019

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday’s lan…