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In a period of ‘profound uncertainty,’ stand up for human rights

Feb 15, 2017

Urging action for greater freedoms, stronger respect and more compassion, the United Nations human rights arm today launched a $25…

US should lift measure suspending refugee resettlement, says UN chief

Feb 01, 2017

US should lift measure suspending refugee resettlement, says UN chief Guterres Reacting to the recent suspension by the United St…

UN releases $100 million to sustain relief operations in world’s most neglected crises

Jan 30, 2017

UN releases $100 million to sustain relief operations in world's most neglected crises United Nations Secretary-General António …

UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution

Jan 28, 2017

UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution The United Nations age…

Photos from Mosul – 100 days on, and the UN’s humanitarian response

Jan 26, 2017

Photos from Mosul – 100 days on, and the UN’s humanitarian response One hundred days into the Iraqi military operation, peo…

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record

Jan 18, 2017

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record, about 1.1°C above pre-industrial era   [caption id="attachment_1701" align=…

Thousands displaced from Mosul in ‘desperate’ need of life-saving aid

Jan 13, 2017

Iraq: Thousands displaced from Mosul in ‘desperate’ need of life-saving aid, UN agency reports [caption id="attachment_1692" …

At Security Council, Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace

Jan 10, 2017

At Security Council, Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace Delivering his first formal briefing to the…

2016 deadliest on record for migrants crossing Mediterranean

Jan 06, 2017

2016 deadliest on record for migrants crossing Mediterranean: UN agency More migrants were killed crossing the Mediterranean …

New UN Secretary-General Appeals for Peace

Jan 01, 2017

New UN Secretary-General Appeals for Peace On my first day as Secretary-General of the United Nations, one question weighs heav…