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Over half of schools remain closed in epicentre of Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria – UNICEF

Photo:Children attend class in a UNICEF-sponsored school in Dikwa, Borno state, Nigeria. Boko Haram captured Dikwa in 2014 and the Nigerian army li...

World has 'every interest' in better managed migration – senior UN official

Photo:A child stands in a room where women and children sleep on old mattresses laid on the floor at a detention centre in Libya.

28 Septem...

DR Congo: UN mission deploys ‘blue helmets’ to protect civilians and refugees

Photo:In Uvira, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, peacekeepers of MONUSCO patrol the streets of the city to ensure the protection of ci...

Rohingya refugee crisis a ‘human rights nightmare,’ UN chief tells Security Council

Photo:New arrivals in Bangladesh’s Ukhiya area right after crossing the border with Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state.

28 September 2017...

‘Time to stamp out human trafficking,’ says Guterres; UN pledges action to eradicate ‘heinous crime’

Photo:Trafficked sex worker in Cambodia.

27 September 2017
With tens of millions of human trafficking victims worldwide, “now is the...

UN chief welcomes Saudi Arabia’s decision to lift ban on women drivers

Photo:Graphic from the Saudi Communication and Media Center on 26 September 2017 explaining that women are allowed to drive.

27 September 2...

Warring parties in South Sudan show ‘little interest’ in pushing peace process forward – UN envoy

Photo:Some 17,000 people who fled to a UN protection of Civilians site in Wau, South Sudan following recent violence, have access to water, and are...

With annual general debate over, time has come for action, UN Assembly President says

25 September 2017
The United Nations General Assembly wrapped up its 72nd annual general debate today, with its President underscoring preven...

Top UN envoy to Somalia welcomes parliamentary review of media law

Photo: Special Representative and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Michael Keating being interviewed by local Somali TV about...

In Bangladesh, UN refugee chief warns influx of Rohingya outpaces capacities to respond

Photo:Newly arrived Rohingya refugees sit at Shamlapur beach in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh, after traveling for five hours in a boat acr...

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