Guinea's humanitarian needs remain unmet following last month's severe floods in the eastern part of the country, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said today.
An upcoming international conference on sustainable development would lack credibility if it did not produce real and practical steps for maintaining such economic growth, a senior United Nations official said today.
Ninety-five children formerly associated with fighting forces have been reunited with their families in northern Sierra Leone, the United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNAMSIL) said in a statement issued today in Freetown.
The past year saw a remarkable improvement in the performance of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), with its work accelerated and its output multiplied, the President of the court says in a just-released report.
A two-day football and basketball tournament bringing together athletes from conflict areas in southern Somalia concluded today in Baidoa, after drawing a huge crowd of onlookers, according to the United Nations Sports for Peace Programme.
The Namibian Government's imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew along the country's north-eastern border could prevent Angolan refugees fleeing the renewed fighting between government and rebel forces from seeking asylum, a spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said today.
The United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) reported today that UN peacekeepers would be deploying for the first time in the rebel-controlled town of Kailahun, near the country's eastern border with Guinea.