Africa
    07.12.2021

    DR Congo: Limitations to ‘strictly military approach’ to stem violence, mission chief warns 

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting…
    Asia Pacific
    07.12.2021

    General Assembly defers decision on Afghanistan and Myanmar seats

    The UN General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution to delay a decision on who will represent Afghanistan and Myanmar at the…
    Africa
    06.12.2021

    Severe cash crunch threatens WFP operations in Ethiopia

    Millions of people in Ethiopia could be pushed deeper into hunger as the World Food Programme (WFP) faces a major…
    Asia Pacific
    06.12.2021

    Myanmar: UN deplores conviction and sentencing of Aung San Suu Kyi

    The UN’s top human rights official on Monday condemned the imprisonment of Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi by a military-controlled…
    Americas
    06.12.2021

    With 280 prisoners dead in Ecuador, UN experts call for urgent action 

    Following a series of riots which have left more than 280 inmates dead and hundreds injured in Ecuadorian prisons this year, UN independent human…
    Africa
    04.12.2021

    Somalia: Security Council adopts resolution to keep pirates at bay

    The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to combat the continuing threat of piracy off the coast of…
    Africa
    04.12.2021

    The Gambia: Guterres calls for ‘credible and transparent’ election 

    As Gambians prepare to choose their next president on Saturday, the UN Secretary-General asked on Friday for voters to help foster “a peaceful environment” at…
    Asia Pacific
    03.12.2021

    Avoid starvation: ‘Immediate priority’ for 3.5 million Afghans 

    Amidst “truly unprecedented levels” of hunger in Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday that as winter arrives, avoiding widespread starvation “is an immediate priority”.  …
    Africa
    03.12.2021

    Rights experts call for end to violence against women in Tigray conflict

    Experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council have called for urgent action to end violence against women and girls…
    Africa
    03.12.2021

    Violence in Cameroon, impacting over 700,000 children shut out of school 

    Over 700,000 children have been impacted by school closures due to often brutal violence in Cameroon, according to an analysis released by the UN humanitarian arm, OCHA, on Thursday.  Two out of…
    Middle East
    03.12.2021

    ‘Turning point’ reached for survivors of ISIL crimes in Iraq, Security Council hears

    The international community has reached a “turning point” in pursuing justice for atrocities committed by the ISIL terrorist group in…
    Americas
    02.12.2021

    UNHCR chief calls for mechanism to deal with ‘unprecedented’ displacement in Mexico and Central America

    Lack of opportunities, gangs, organized crime, the ravages of the pandemic and climate change, have triggered the displacement of nearly one million…
      07.12.2021

      DR Congo: Limitations to ‘strictly military approach’ to stem violence, mission chief warns 

      07.12.2021

      General Assembly defers decision on Afghanistan and Myanmar seats

      06.12.2021

      Severe cash crunch threatens WFP operations in Ethiopia

      06.12.2021

      Myanmar: UN deplores conviction and sentencing of Aung San Suu Kyi

      06.12.2021

      With 280 prisoners dead in Ecuador, UN experts call for urgent action 

      04.12.2021

      Somalia: Security Council adopts resolution to keep pirates at bay

      04.12.2021

      The Gambia: Guterres calls for ‘credible and transparent’ election 

      03.12.2021

      Avoid starvation: ‘Immediate priority’ for 3.5 million Afghans 

      03.12.2021

      Rights experts call for end to violence against women in Tigray conflict

      03.12.2021

      Violence in Cameroon, impacting over 700,000 children shut out of school 

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