Video message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on World Health Day 2020 (7 April)
Sometimes sparks fly when creativity is mixed with conflict: so explains the UN Ombudsperson John Barkat, who helps turn friction into productive solutions.
The lack of aid deliveries to Syria’s most desperate communities and a continuing veto on the evacuation of hundreds of extremely sick civilians feel like a personal “failure”, a senior humanitarian adviser to the UN said on Thursday.
Children with disabilities deserve to have the same rights as everyone else, which is something that will have a “tremendous impact” on society as a whole.
The “generosity and honesty” of women officers contributes to role of UN Police (UNPOL) in South Sudan, according to a female Rwandan officer working in the UN mission there.
“Multiple and grave violations” of human rights have occurred across Crimea, since it was occupied by Russian forces in March 2014.
A life-saving medicine to treat HIV will now be made more widely available to millions of people in developing countries.
Parents in north-west Syria now have access to more than 35 re-opened vaccination centres where they can bring their children for life-saving protection, the UN said on Friday.
A slave uprising in the Caribbean nearly 300 years ago represents a symbolic victory for human rights and freedom.
Providing humanitarian aid today to the world’s needy is a “fantastic investment” in the future.
That’s according to the UN relief chief, Stephen O’Brien, speaking ahead of World Humanitarian Day, marked each 19 August.