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Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency

May 13, 2019

At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the inte…

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church

May 12, 2019

Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres have voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic chur…

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks

May 12, 2019

Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, UN Secretary…

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience

May 10, 2019

A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by r…