Refugee movements from South Sudan a “disturbing trend”
The United Nations continues to monitor developments in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) following the country’s testing of a nuclear bomb.
A hydrogen bomb test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has drawn strong condemnation from the United Nations.
The number of refugees arriving in Europe is not slowing despite harsh winter conditions in the region according to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Almost a million people arrived by sea alone in 2015.
Finding practical solutions to the challenges that Afghan women face accessing education and health services was the focus of a day-long workshop held recently in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul.
The recent mass execution in Saudi Arabia continues to spur reactions in the region and at the UN in New York.
On Saturday the Kingdom announced that it had executed 47 prisoners, including a prominent Shia cleric, on terrorism-related charges.
A culmination of issues, including excess rains, has exacerbated a cholera outbreak at the world’s largest site for displaced people, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.
The new head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, has started work at the agency's headquarters in Geneva.
He succeeds António Guterres, whose more than 10 years in office ended last week.
The recent political accord paving the way for a unity Government in Libya is "not open for renegotiating," according to the UN representative for the country.