UN Gender Focus: survivors of atrocities in Iraq, sexual violence and Olympic Games

“Heart-wrenching” testimony from survivors of atrocities in Iraq

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Trauma of terrorist crimes against Yazidis laid bare in new report

A report setting out for the first time the systematic crimes of genocide against the Yazidi minority in Iraq, by the terrorist group ISIL, has been presented to the UN Human Rights Council.

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Israel-Palestine deadlock requires "compromise on both sides"

A path out of the current “political deadlock” between Israel and Palestine, requires “compromise, mutual respect and leadership on both sides.”

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Terrorist groups are “spreading like a cancer”

Terrorist groups are “spreading like a cancer” that will require a new, preventative, global approach if they’re to be beaten, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned.

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Terrorist attacks undermine peace process in Mali

Violent extremist and terrorist groups operating in the volatile North and Central regions of Mali are determined to undermine the peace process, members of the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday.

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Faith groups fighting terrorist ideology need more empowerment

Faith groups fighting terrorist ideology that misuses religion need more empowerment from bodies such as the UN.

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