News in Brief

News in Brief 22 March 2017 (AM)

“Everyone can do their bit” to re-use more wastewater

Everyone around the world “can do their bit” to reduce and re-use wastewater.

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News in Brief 21 March 2017 (PM)

“Political solution” is only solution to South Sudan crisis

A “political solution” is the only solution to the conflict and humanitarian crisis that has befallen the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan.

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News in Brief 21 March 2017 (AM) – Geneva

UNHCR alarm over Cameroon forced returns to Nigeria

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News in Brief 20 March 2017 (PM)

“High number of deaths” reported in Kananga area of DRC

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News in Brief 20 March 2017 (AM)

“Fundamentally not appropriate” that disabilities committee has lone woman

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News in Brief 17 March 2017 (PM)

UNHCR condemns attack on refugee boat off Yemen

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News in Brief 17 March 2017 (AM)

South Sudan refugee crisis “world’s fastest growing”: UN Refugee Agency

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News in Brief 16 March 2017 (PM)

Abrupt funding cuts undermine impact of longer-term reform efforts: UN

Abrupt funding cuts can force the adoption of ad hoc measures that will undermine the impact of longer-term reform efforts, a Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General has said.

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News in Brief 16 March 2017 (AM)

Families fleeing West Mosul in Iraq get frontline emergency aid from UN

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News in Brief 15 March 2017 (PM)

Peace in Syria is a “moral and political imperative”: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General has issued two “urgent” appeals to all parties involved in Syria’s civil war, as it enters its seventh year this week.

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