Top Stories


Henrietta Fore starts as UNICEF Executive Director

Jan 02, 2018

Henrietta Fore starts as UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore takes office today as UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director. …

UN Budget for 2018-2019

Dec 26, 2017

UN Budget for 2018-2019  Concluding the main part of its 72nd session, the United Nations General Assembly on Sunday took a numb…

Security Council Jerusalem Vote

Dec 18, 2017

Security Council's Jerusalem Vote The United Nations Security Council on Monday failed to adopt the draft resolution that reflect…

UDHR 2017

Dec 10, 2017

UN launches campaign for 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights The United Nations on Sunday kicked off in Par…

14 peacekeepers dead in volatile eastern DR Congo

Dec 08, 2017

UN chief condemns attack that leaves at least 14 peacekeepers dead in volatile eastern DR Congo At least 14 United Nations 'blu…

Issue of Jerusalem must be resolved through direct negotiations between parties

Dec 06, 2017

Issue of Jerusalem must be resolved through direct negotiations between parties In the wake of the announcement by the United Sta…

Urgent action needed to address rising global hunger

Dec 04, 2017

Urgent action needed to address rising global hunger Immediate action is needed to address the rise in global hunger, the head of…

UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights to visit USA

Nov 29, 2017

UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights to visit USA Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and hu…

Rohingya Crisis: Violence drives more to Bangladesh

Nov 28, 2017

Violence drives more Rohingyas to Bangladesh; in Myanmar, Pope appeals for tolerance  While their numbers have dropped in re…

UNEP Pollution Report

Nov 17, 2017

UN environment chief outlines way forward to a pollution-free planet Every part of the planet and every person is affected by pol…