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Governments should place more emphasis on drug treatment and rehabilitation

Mar 01, 2018

Governments should place more emphasis on drug treatment and rehabilitation Governments are being urged to invest more in drug tr…

UN Security Council agrees 30-day ceasefire in Syria

Feb 24, 2018

UN Security Council agrees 30-day ceasefire in Syria The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Saturday in favor o…

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…