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Afghanistan: UN Mission urges restraint amid ongoing violent protests in Kabul

2 June 2017
The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan today called on protesters on the street of the nation's capital to use restraint a...

US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a 'major disappointment' – UN

Photo:Spokesman Stéphane Dujarric for the UN Secretary-General, reads a statement on the United States decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreemen...

Constraints on movement in occupied territory at root of Palestinian hardship – UN report

Photo:A Palestinian girl inside her family’s partially destroyed home, looks at the destruction outside, in the Shejaiya neighbourhood of Gaza City...

UN condemns terrorist attack in Kabul, underscores need to protect civilians

Photo:An aerial view of Kabul, Afghanistan.

31 May 2017
Condemning the terrorist attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, United Nations...

UN Standing Police Capacity: 10 years of rapid assistance to peace operations

Photo:UNPOL’s Maria Silvia introduces safety to children of the Portuguese school in Timor-Leste.

31 May 2017
Ten years on, the Unite...

South Sudan: People with Disabilities, Older People Face Danger

May 31, 2017
(Nairobi) – People with disabilities and older people in South Sudan face greater risks of being caught in fighting and greater...

Do not stand silent while Syrian parties use starvation, fear as ‘methods of war,’ urges UN aid chief

Photo:Children at a shelter in Jibreen, Aleppo, Syria, play with a cart.

30 May 2017
Though there are significantly fewer reports of...

Interview: Crackdown on Media Ahead of Kenya’s 2017 Vote

Photo:An anti-riot police officer aims a teargas canister while journalists cover an anti-corruption protest in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Nove...

China: EU Summit Should Make Rights A Priority

Photo:From left, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Chinese President Xi Jinping and European Council President Donald Tusk pose fo...

Five Names to Listen for at the EU-China Summit

Photo:Federica Mogherini (L), High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, and China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi attend a...

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