Landmines exacerbate humanitarian crises, hinder response
The threats posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices exacerbate humanitarian crises and hinder emergency responses.
Ukraine’s warring parties repeatedly fail to respect ceasefire agreements
“Daily ceasefire violations” in Ukraine have led to a significant rise in the number of people killed in the four-year conflict, the UN said on Tuesday.
UN chief expresses support, “admiration” for UNRWA following criticism
The UN Secretary-General expressed his concern on Monday over “recent public criticism” of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
US$65 million needed to help aid DRC refugees fleeing into Angola
The UN and partners are appealing for US$65 million in emergency aid to help refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) fleeing across the border into Angola.
UN condemns killing of three blue helmets in Mali
The killing of three peacekeepers in Mali has been condemned by the UN mission in the country, MINUSMA.
40,000 Raqqa children in line of fire as Syria fighting intensifies – UNICEF
UN chief welcomes arms turn-over in Colombia
Recent progress in the implementation of the peace deal in Colombia is being welcomed by the UN Secretary-General.
Iran parliament attack “barbaric and cowardly:” UN Security Council
Digital multinationals expand and so does digital investment divide: UNCTAD
Gender-related killings a form of arbitrary execution: UN human rights expert
A UN human rights expert is calling for gender-related killings to be recognized as a form of arbitrary execution.