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Over 500,000 children in Libya need aid; UNICEF urges political solution to years-long crisis

Photo:UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, interacts with children at a UNICEF-sup...

UN agency begins moving hunger-relief assistance to Nigeria's troubled north-east

Photo:A mother with her children in Monguno, Borno state, northeast Nigeria.

10 August 2017
The United Nations humanitarian agency fig...

WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM: Improved Oversight Needed to Ensure Clinics Fully Address Mandated Quality Assurance Elements

Responders and survivors of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center may continue to suffer related physical and mental health conditions...

North Korea: Council aligns its sanction lists with the latest UN Security Council resolution

The Council has added 9 persons and 4 entities - including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) - to the lists of those subject to an asset fre...

Search and rescue missions in Sahara Desert help 1,000 migrants, says UN migration agency

Photo:IOM together with the Nigerien Civil Protection rescue 23 Gambian and Senegalese migrants who had been abandoned by their drivers.

8 A...

'Don't turn a blind eye' to dire situation of children in DR Congo's Kasai region – UNICEF

Photo:In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a nurse from the Kabea Kamwanga hospital treats a malnourished and malaria-infected child with medic...

On eve of elections, UN experts call on Kenyan authorities to ensure peaceful polls

7 August 2017
The Government of Kenya should urge all parties to maintain the highest standards of behaviour before, during and after Tuesday...

SADC: Recommit to Human Rights Protection

Photo:Billboard advertising the 2016 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit in Mbabane, Swaziland.

August 7, 2017
(Johan...

On anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing, UN chief calls for intensified effort on nuclear disarmament

Photo: Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome).

6 August 2017
With the presence of some 15,000 nuclear weapons on earth, United Nation...

Leaked Transcript Exposes Australia’s Unlawful Refugee Policy

Photo:U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (R) meet ahead of an event commemorating the 75th annive...

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