The destruction of cultural heritage by terrorists, described as “cultural cleansing” by the Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is a war crime.
UN official in the Gambia to assess support for political transition
A senior UN official is in the Gambia to assess how best to assist the country’s political transition.
UN to “spare no effort” in supporting nation-building in the Gambia
The Gambian President Adama Barrow has indicated that he will return to his homeland on Thursday, accompanied by a senior UN official.
Thousands of children have crossed the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to Italy so far this year and nine in 10 of them were on their own, the UN has warned.
Good farming practices and solar energy have helped to save a women’s agricultural cooperative in Senegal.
The 65 members were about to give up on growing vegetables due to soil degradation caused by low rainfall.
The world is witnessing the beginning of the African industrialization “movement,” according to the Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
Five new non-permanent members have been elected to serve on the UN Security Council from next year, with Japan and Ukraine the countries to watch, says the co-editor of a new book on its role.
Conflict in Africa’s Sahel region is the biggest threat to saving lives in one of the poorest places on earth, according to the UN aid chief in charge there.
A new coalition to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa has been launched by the United Nations and its humanitarian partners.