Top News

Lace up and join the UN to help win #TheHumanRace against climate change

The United Nations is encouraging everyone across the world to participate in the literal race against the climate emergency. 

Editor's Picks

Featured

Elisabeth, now 16 years old, has been reunited with her family in Burundi.
© IOM 2021/Lauriane Wolfe
Elisabeth, now 16 years old, has been reunited with her family in Burundi.

First Person: ‘I’m not old enough to be a woman’ says trafficked teen

WomenA teenage girl who was sold for sex for the price of a few beers as a twelve-year-old, has told the United Nations how she was trafficked between Burundi and Tanzania in East Africa.

Photo Stories

Female Slovakian peacekeepers being awarded for their contributions during a medal parade ceremony to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).
UNFICYP

Slovakia continues tradition of service and sacrifice with UN peace operation in Cyprus

Slovakia continues to play a role in UN Peacekeeping since the early 1990s, with personnel serving in more than a dozen UN operations. In 2021, Slovakia will mark 20 years of deploying peacekeepers to the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus, known as UNFICYP

Also in the News

A child is screened for malnutrition at a health centre in Tigray, Ethiopia.
© UNICEF/Mulugeta Ayene

100,000 children in Tigray at risk of death from malnutrition: UNICEF 

Humanitarian Aid More than 100,000 children in Tigray, Ethiopia, could suffer from life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in the next 12 months, a tenfold jump over average annual levels, UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday. 

Libya's revolution of 2011 resulted in a fragmented militia rule with much of the country still divided.
UNOCHA/Giles Clarke

Mercenaries ‘impede’ peace, must leave Libya to allow elections

Peace and Security The continued recruitment and presence of mercenaries in Libya is impeding “progress in the peace process” and an obstacle to upcoming elections, independent UN human rights experts said on Friday, calling for their “long overdue” departure.