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THE COMMITTEES: ‘All roads lead to the Fifth’

Jan 08, 2019

THE COMMITTEES: ‘All roads lead to the Fifth’ MINUSMA/Marco Dormino A peacekeeping officer during a patrol in the str…

UN Chief ‘strongly rejects’ Guatemala decision to expel anti-corruption body

Jan 08, 2019

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has “strongly rejected” the Guatemalan Government’s d…

World Bank President steps down, Chief Executive assumes temporary role

Jan 07, 2019

The President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, announced on Monday that he is stepping down, after more than six year…

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

Jan 07, 2019

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children © UNICEF/Pirozzi Abused…

2019 ‘a critical year’ for Somali politics and development says Security Council

Jan 06, 2019

 2019 'a critical year' for Somali politics and development says Security Council UNSOM Nicholas Haysom, the UN Secreta…

The ‘abuse of food relief in Yemen’ must end now

Jan 04, 2019

The ‘abuse of food relief in Yemen’ must end now World Bank/Curt Carnemark Women in Yemen travel hours each day for wate…

UN chief expresses ‘full confidence’ in top Somalia official following Government expulsion

Jan 04, 2019

UN chief expresses ‘full confidence’ in top Somalia official following Government expulsion UNSOM Nicholas Haysom, the U…

First-ever World Braille Day underscores importance of written language for human rights

Jan 04, 2019

To raise awareness of the importance of Braille for approximately 1.3 billion people living with s…

‘Milestones are clear’ for ‘significant progress’ in Somalia during 2019, Security Council hears

Jan 03, 2019

‘Milestones are clear’ for ‘significant progress’ in Somalia during 2019, Security Council hears UN Photo/…

Uganda’s Ebola preparedness ‘will go a long way’ says WHO chief

Jan 03, 2019

Uganda’s Ebola preparedness ‘will go a long way’ says WHO chief With the total number of recorded patients in and around …