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In Bangladesh, UN agency Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis urges action for Rohingya refugee children

20 November 2017
Marking World Children’s Day, actress Kristin Davis on Monday called for global attention and funding to provide more life-s...

UNICEF urges opportunities for 'forgotten minority' as study reveals bleak prospects for 180 million children

20 November 2017
Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the U...

‘Shocking’ Detention of Australia’s Aboriginal Children

November 19, 2017
The camera shows a slightly built 13-year-old boy pacing in a tiny cell, pausing every so often to lean against the wall, h...

China: Police ‘Big Data’ Systems Violate Privacy, Target Dissent

November 19, 2017
(New York) – The Chinese government should stop building big data policing platforms that aggregate and analyze massive amo...

At Security Council, UN chief urges cooperation to tackle security challenges in Mediterranean

17 November 2017
The Mediterranean – a confluence of civilizations, cultures, religions, trade and migration – is facing multiple security ch...

Desperate Rohingya refugees use home-made rafts to get to Bangladesh – UN

17 November 2017
Over the past 10 days, dozens of makeshift rafts carrying more than a thousand people have floated into Bangladesh, proof th...

Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yemen, warns UN relief wing

17 November 2017
The United Nations relief wing on Friday warned of famine-like conditions unfolding in Yemen, as a blockade on aid and other...

New UN funding to help sustain critical aid programmes for nearly 150,000 in Chad

17 November 2017
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – a pool of funding which supports critical relief operations in c...

Wrapping up visit, UN rights chief urges El Salvador to address femicide and abortion ban

17 November 2017
At the end of his first visit to El Salvador, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday highlighted the Government...

UN rights chief voices concern about Cambodia election after opposition ban

17 November 2017
The United Nations human rights chief voiced grave concerns Friday about the conduct of credible, free and fair elections in...

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