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UN delivering coordinated humanitarian response in wake of Mogadishu bombings

Photo:Remains of a building damaged by the bomb attack on Mogadishu being torn down by a digger.

19 October 2017
The United Nations fa...

Africa's rapid urbanization can drive industrialization, says new UN report

Photo:Overlooking the central market at closing time in Kumasi, the largest and one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in Ghana.

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Watchful of the situation in Raqqa, Syria, UN chief urges need to revive political process

Photo:Displaced children and adults are seen after fleeing from ISIL-controlled areas in rural Raqqa, Syria, to Ain Issa, the main staging point fo...

In Balustein lecture, UN rights chief rebukes notion that multilateralism is a threat in today's world

Photo:High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.

19 October 2017
The United Nations human rights chief today called for...

Kyrgyzstan: President-Elect Should Make Rights a Priority

Photo:Presidential candidate Sooronbai Jeenbekov casts his ballot at a polling station during the presidential election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Octo...

With ‘cautious optimism,’ UN political official reports positive developments on Middle East peace

Photo:Miroslav Jenca, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, i...

UNICEF and partner agencies in South Sudan help reunite 5,000 children with families

Photo:A child attending school holds up a stuffed toy he received during a distribution of early childhood development kits and recreational kits f...

Libya: Smugglers holding refugees and migrants in deplorable conditions, say UN agencies

Photo:UNHCR teams in Libya have been responding to the urgent humanitarian needs in and around Sabratha, a city located some 80 kilometres west of...

Thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded near Bangladesh-Myanmar border – UN

Photo:Thousands of new Rohingya refugee arrivals cross the border near Anzuman Para village, Palong Khali, Bangladesh.

17 October 2017...

On International Day, UN chief urges action to address root causes of poverty

Photo:Children in line for a daily meal in Ecuador.

17 October 2017
Highlighting the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable De...

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