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GPDN brief report on "Mayors rejected the meeting invitation from White House"

Jan. 24, 2018

Some mayors canceled the meeting about infrastructure with President Trump on the afternoon of January 24 because they receive...

‘I feel guilty I survived;’ youngest Schindler’s list Holocaust survivor tells United Nations her story

31 January 2018
More than seven decades after the end of the Holocaust, Eva Lavi – the youngest living Holocaust survivor saved by German ind...

With ‘little hope’ of a quick return to stability in Lake Chad Basin, UN and partners launch aid appeal

31 January 2018
With more than a quarter of a million people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin region, the United...

Conflicts and disasters forcing 59 million young people into illiteracy – UNICEF study

31 January 2018
Nearly three in ten young people between the ages of 15 and 24 living in conflict- or disaster-affected countries are illiter...

Without young people, Global Goals will not be achieved, UN forum told

30 January 2018
Today's young people are more connected, dynamic and engaged than ever and the Global Goals can’t happen without them, s...

Somali leaders, international partners and UN determined to make Somalia famine resistant

30 January 2018
One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprece...

Millions of children in crisis zones face 'bleak future,' UNICEF warns, launching emergency appeal

30 January 2018
Children are the most vulnerable when conflict or disaster causes the collapse of essential services such as healthcare and u...

UN agency launches appeal to fund aid efforts in crisis-struck South Sudan

30 January 2018
Amid worsening humanitarian situation in South Sudan and the number of persons in need of assistance continues to grow, the U...

Peace in Syria must be built on dignity, human rights for all Syrians, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie

29 January 2018
With nearly 5.5 million war-weary Syrian refugees sheltering in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq, Angelina Jolie, the United...

Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council

29 January 2018
Food insecurity – or lack of access to enough food – continues to worsen in places torn by conflict, United Nations agencies...