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.
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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.
Flash appeal to help hurricane-affected Dominica
Humanitarians are appealing for US$31 million to support the Caribbean island of Dominica, hit hard by Hurricane Maria, the United Nations has announced.
“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.
UN chief stresses solidarity with refugees on International Day of Peace
Refugees are the focus of this year’s commemoration of the International Day of Peace, observed annually on 21 September.