The security situation in Pakistan has drastically improved according to the country director of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) there.
The war in Afghanistan, which is preventing political and economic progress in the country, “cannot continue indefinitely.”
Hungary is being urged to refrain from “policies and practices that promote intolerance”.
“We are moving” to enact necessary reforms to UN peacekeeping in 2016, says the top official in charge of operations.
The world should not have been “too surprised” by this year’s migrant and refugee crisis.
That’s according to the Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), William Lacy Swing.
The terrorist organization ISIL has used the internet and social media to recruit at least 30,000 foreign fighters from more than 100 countries to fight in Syria and Iraq.
The level of suffering is outpacing funding for the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund, or CERF.
Donors from around the world met on Thursday, the 10th anniversary of the fund, for a High-Level Pledging Conference.
Most Syrians fleeing country because of fear of sexual violence
Conflict and natural disasters are pushing an unprecedented number of people from their homes, according to the High Commissioner of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Every family in Tunisia will have access to the internet in their home “within five years.”
That’s according to Noomane Fehri, the north African country’s Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy.