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As health needs rise in Somalia, funding hits new low

Sunday, 26 July 2015, 1:04 pm | UN News

As health needs rise in Somalia, funding hits new low, cutting off 1.5 million from care – UN More >>

Need to end violence against children in conflict

Sunday, 26 July 2015, 12:59 pm | UN News

‘We should be outraged’ more not being done to end violence against children in conflict – UNICEF chief More >>

On Mandela Day, UN joins call to promote community service

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 12:55 pm | UN News

Nelson Mandela, then Deputy President of the African National Congress of South Africa, raises his fist in the air while addressing the Special Committee Against Apartheid in the General Assembly Hall. UN Photo/P. Sudhakaran More >>

Uptake in flow of Tunisian militants

Monday, 13 July 2015, 8:52 pm | UN News

UN experts report uptake in flow of Tunisian militants to conflict zones, call for urgent response More >>

UN chief condemns deadly suicide bombing in Chad

Monday, 13 July 2015, 8:48 pm | UN News

12 July 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned yesterday's deadly terrorist attack in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena, a spokesperson for the Organization said today. More >>

Some $3.2 billion needed for Ebola recovery efforts

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 1:10 pm | UN News

Some $3.2 billion needed for Ebola recovery efforts in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – UN More >>

Greek islands under 'severe strain' - daily refugee arrivals

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 1:05 pm | UN News

With some 1,000 refugees arriving daily, Greek islands under 'severe strain,' warns UN agency More >>

World Day: UN spotlights plight of vulnerable populalations

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 12:57 pm | UN News

Syrian refugees fleeing the fighting near the Syrian city of Kobani wait in a holding area before boarding buses in Turkey (September 2014). Photo: UNHCR /I. Prickett More >>

Afghanistan: Direct talks between Government and Taliban

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 12:51 pm | UN News

The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the recently held direct talks between Afghan Government and Taliban representatives as a step towards “peace and reconciliation” in the region. More >>

Eradicating world hunger by 2030

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 12:45 pm | UN News

Agriculture workers collect carrots on a farm in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. Photo: World Bank/Maria Fleischmann More >>

Bangladesh: Flood leads to UN agency providing food relief

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 12:12 pm | UN News

Anwar Hossain unloads cartons of High Energy Biscuits from a pickup truck and transfers them to a distribution center in Kawar Khop union, Ramu upazila, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: WFP/Kamrul Mithon More >>

Effort to put Ebola-affected West Africa on path to recovery

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 12:07 pm | UN News

UN and regional leaders launch effort to put Ebola-affected West Africa on path to recovery More >>

UN Somalia envoy condemns latest Mogadishu terrorist attack

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 12:02 pm | UN News

The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned “in the strongest terms” a series of deadly terrorist attacks against an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base and two hotels in the country capital of Mogadishu which resulted in ... More >>

UN officials welcome talks between Government and Taliban

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 7:50 pm | UN News

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Special Representative in Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom have welcomed direct talks held between Afghan Government and Taliban representatives in Islamabad, Pakistan – urging both parties to move towards reconciliation ... More >>

Ban says world must 'act now' to curb climate change

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 7:44 pm | UN News

Alarmed by melting glacier in Norway, Ban says world must 'act now' to curb climate change More >>

Yemen: civilian death toll now exceeds 1,500

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 7:41 pm | UN News

A child gets vaccinated for polio at Al-Olufi Health Center in downtown Sanaa. Photo: UNICEF/IMG_9423/Yasin More >>

Ebola cases evade detection - lack of trust in communities

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 7:37 pm | UN News

The origin of the new cluster of Ebola cases is “not yet well understood,” the United Nations World Health Organization ( WHO ) said today about the outbreak in West Africa where a residual lack of trust in the response means that some cases ... More >>

UN spotlights data and technology as key to sustainability

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 7:24 pm | UN News

The importance of quality data and cutting edge information communication technologies (ICTs) is increasingly critical to the shaping of the future sustainable development agenda, the head of the United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP ) confirmed today. More >>

AIDS is a 'human rights issue,' Ban declares

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 12:43 pm | UN News

AIDS is a 'human rights issue,' Ban declares, launching major new UN report in Barbados More >>

Destruction at Palmyra site

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 12:41 pm | UN News

Destruction at Palmyra site 'perverse' attempt to deny Syrian people their heritage, UNESCO chief warns More >>

 

 

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