UN News in Brief

News in Brief 21 September 2017 (PM)

Invest more in policies that support childhood development: UNICEF

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News in Brief 8 September 2017 (PM)

SDGs are “taking hold” across the world: UN Deputy chief

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News in Brief 24 August 2017 (PM)

UN welcomes report on Myanmar’s Rakhine State

The United Nations has welcomed the release of a report on finding lasting solutions to the crisis in Rakhine State in Myanmar.

The western state has seen deadly clashes between Buddhist and Muslim communities.

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News in Brief 19 July 2017 (AM)

Shock and sadness over “at least 20 deaths” reported in Yemen: UNHCR

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News in Brief 11 July 2017 (AM)

UN honours memory of Srebrenica victims

The United Nations is this Tuesday remembering and honouring the thousands of men and boys slaughtered 22 years ago in the town of Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Balkan Wars.

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News in Brief 05 July 2017 – PM

TV weather presenters explore impact of warming cities

In another year of record rising temperatures, television weather presenters have been forecasting the degree to which some of the world’s major cities could hot up due to rising carbon dioxide emissions.

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News in Brief 8 May 2017 (AM)

Rescue at sea more crucial than ever, urges UN Refugee Agency

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News in Brief 14 February 2016 (PM)

Temporary reduction in aid operations in eastern Mosul

There has been a temporary reduction in humanitarian operations in eastern Mosul in Iraq due to security incidents, the UN reported on Tuesday.

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