Arab League

News in Brief 11 September 2019

  • Food insecurity plagues South Sudan
  • UNRWA chief appeals to Arab League for support
  • Mining should boost development and human rights in Mongolia: UN expert
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UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council

Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. 

Security Council welcomes growing cooperation between UN and Arab League

The Security Council today welcomed the growing cooperation between the United Nations system and the League of Arab States in the wake of the transformations taking place across the Middle East and North Africa.

Ban urges Arab League to listen to people’s voices, support democratic reforms

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged members of the League of Arab States to listen to their people and embrace democratic transitions in the region which, since last year, has witnessed a wave of popular uprisings calling for greater freedoms.