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As the year closes out, UN political chief talks the art of diplomacy – and crises to watch in 2019.

Dec 31, 2018

As the world – and the United Nations – continues to grapple with political crises, we look at…

Attack on UN compound in Somalia may be ‘violation of international humanitarian law’

Jan 01, 2019

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned Tuesday’s attacks against the UN compound in Mogadishu, th…

UN Secretary-General’s 2019 New Year’s Message

Dec 31, 2018

Dear fellow citizens of the world, I wish you a happy, peaceful and prosperous new year. Last New Year, I issued a red alert…

Yemen: Committee brings warring parties to the table in Hudaydah, builds on ceasefire

Dec 28, 2018

Yemen’s warring parties have begun the process this week of implementing a compreh…

In 2019, ‘reasons for hope’ in a world still on ‘red alert’: UN chief Guterres

Dec 28, 2018

Last year, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued “a red alert” over a range of danger…

Children suffering ‘atrocities,’ number of countries in conflict hits new peak: UNICEF

Dec 28, 2018

The world “has failed” to sufficiently protect children caught up in conflict and millions mor…

Newly displaced fleeing attacks in northeast Nigeria, top 2,000

Dec 27, 2018

After fleeing terrorist attacks, as well as clashes between Government forces and militia, mor…

General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection

Dec 26, 2018

From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly…

UN News 2018 Recap: In Case You Missed It

Dec 25, 2018

In this special edition of ‘In Case You Missed It’, or #ICYMI, check out our multimedia coverage, with the top five…

Setting out to ‘transform the world’ in the General Assembly’s Second Committee

Dec 25, 2018

How is the UN tackling its most ambitious and far-reaching project: the 2030 Agenda to “transf…