World Humanitarian Day: UN marks 10th anniversary of Baghdad attack, honours all slain aid workers

The United Nations today honoured aid workers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, marking the tenth anniversary of the attack on UN headquarters in Baghdad, and the World Humanitarian Day inspired by that tragic event.

Senior UN officials call on Security Council to boost protection of civilians

The international community must step up efforts to protect civilians in armed conflict, and ensure that those responsible for war crimes are prosecuted, United Nations senior officials told the Security Council in a meeting that coincides with World Humanitarian Day.