It is now time to end the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and consolidate democracy, the UN Secretary-General told the country’s legislators on Friday.
When threatened by the effects of climate change, humans can quickly move from one location to another, but animals are slower to adapt.
Secretary-General António Guterres, on Thursday pledged the support of the UN for building up national institutions across the Central African Republic (CAR).
The “epidemic” of violence against women in the Solomon Islands can be stopped and the whole Pacific region is already taking “proactive steps”.
Aisha fled her home in Côte d’Ivoire to save her daughter from female genital mutilation (FGM), but the mother’s nightmare only continued at a detention centre in Libya.
Online media outlets face “significant threats” from some governments around the world which are trying to quash dissent by accusing journalists of peddling “fake news”.
The atomic bombs dropped by the United States in August 1945 on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing tens-of-thousands instantly, were a watershed event in human history.
The UN will always honour the sacrifice of peacekeepers who put their lives on the line to protect civilians across the world.