UN chief calls for collective action against drug abuse
Countries are being urged by the UN Secretary-General to honour their commitments to address drug abuse and trafficking.
First ever official refugee named Ambassador for UNICEF
Secretary-General welcomes new resolution on UN counter-terrorism office
A General Assembly resolution adopted on Thursday will establish a new United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism.
Somali drought "tragedy continues to unfold"
Innovation turns problems into progress, UN says on World IP Day
Two-thirds of the Yemeni population are in need of emergency support and now is the time to help them, said UN
International Day of Human Space Flight celebrates international cooperation
A severe drought is currently placing Somalia on the brink of famine but “there is a chance to avoid the worse” the UN Secretary-General has warned.
The world can avoid a tragedy in Somalia like the one that happened in 2011, the UN Secretary-General urged on Tuesday, in reference to a famine that was concentrated in the south-central part of the country at the time.
Somalia: action needed urgently to avoid famine, says OCHA