Children from North Africa “literally dying” to get to Europe: UNICEF
More than 150 child deaths already this year on Africa-Italy route
Resolve Gaza energy crisis, UN Middle East official urges
A senior UN official is calling for resolution of the electricity crisis in Gaza, where the sole power plant has run out of fuel.
WHO initiative seeks to halve medication-related errors
International concern over unrest in Kasaï provinces in DRC
Four international organizations have expressed deep concern over what they described as the “grave situation” in the Kasaï provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Israeli soldier’s sentence for shooting “excessively lenient”: UN
The punishment handed down to an Israeli soldier found guilty of shooting dead a wounded Palestinian is “excessively lenient”, the UN Human Rights Office said on Friday.
Somali president faces "formidable" set of challenges, international partners say
Somalia's new president faces a "formidable" set of challenges in meeting the expectations of the Somali people, the country's international partners have said.
The death toll among refugees and migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea has reached an all-time high, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has reported.
Hordes of visitors and the ease of arranging home rentals via the Internet are turning one of the world’s most famous cities into a “tourist village,” according to a senior official with the UN cultural agency.
Religious leaders of all faiths have a duty to protect believers from bigotry and extremism, according to an Imam based in Italy, who recently visited the United Nations.