News in Brief

News in Brief 30 November 2017 (PM)

South-South expo draws to a close

Representatives from southern hemisphere countries have underscored their commitment to strengthening partnerships and cooperation to achieve global development goals.

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News in Brief 30 November 2017 (AM)

Put children at centre of global migration agreements: UNICEF

Commitments to protect children should be central to global agreements on migration and refugees.

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News in Brief 29 November 2017 (PM)

Progress stalls on ending malaria: WHO

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News in Brief 29 November 2017 (AM)

End conflict by establishing an independent Palestine, urges Guterres

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News in Brief 28 November 2017 (PM)

New UN initiative aims to train young leaders in the global south

A new UN partnership aims to empower and train young leaders in the southern hemisphere.

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News in Brief 28 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

10 million Syrians "do not know where their next meal is coming from"

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News in Brief 27 November 2017 (PM)

Saudi-led coalition eases restrictions on humanitarian aid for Yemen

A blockade imposed on all goods entering Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition that is battling Houthi rebels for control of the country, was partially lifted over the weekend, the UN reported on Monday.

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News in Brief 27 November 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns Central African Republic attack

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News in Brief 24 November 2017 (PM)

“Heinous and cowardly” terror attack in Egypt condemned by UN chief

An attack on an Egyptian mosque which left at least 235 people dead, was condemned by the UN Secretary-General “in the strongest terms” on Friday.

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News in Brief 24 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Rohingya return plan must guarantee their safety: UNHCR

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