The Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the Arab League, Lakhdar Brahimi, has reiterated his call for all parties in Syria to reach a solution that would in his words “meet the aspirations of the Syrian people.”
The Security Council has authorized the deployment of a mission in Mali which is plagued by political instability since a military coup in March.
In addition to this, armed rebels now control the northern parts of the country.
Palestinian refugees are among the scores of people who have been affected by the ongoing crisis in Syria.
What started as a protest against the government and developed into a conflict, is now becoming sectarian violence, according to a new report on Syria.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has condemned recent security incidents in Kenya which have killed scores of citizens and refugees.
A tumultuous year is coming to a close, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.
Speaking at his last press conference for the year, Mr. Ban said that turmoil tested the United Nations once again on its founding obligation to stop conflict and build peace.
The United Nations is appealing for $1.5 billion to address the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria.
The volatility in prices of raw commodities has affected many regions in recent years, including those in Sub Saharan Africa.
That is because the price of a commodity whether, oil or cocoa, can make or break the health of a country in this region.
It is becoming increasingly difficult for Syrians to get enough food as the conflict continues in the country, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).
As Somalis continue to rebuild their country, a group of human rights experts is hoping that all citizens receive the right to protection, not just those who can afford it.