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Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future

May 27, 2019

Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous …

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF

May 24, 2019

In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found withi…

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others

May 24, 2019

Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their li…

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on ‘bleak’ state of civilian protection

May 23, 2019

Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterre…