Arab States and UNHCR sign agreement to address refugee crisis
Discussions over a new partnership with the Sudanese government to bring humanitarian relief to civilians in the volatile Darfur region are in their final phase.
UNHCR Special Envoy urges more support for Somalia refugees
In Sudan’s restive Darfur region, some 4,000 displaced people are now living under trees following a deadly fire which destroyed the camp they were living in.
UN condemns killing of peacekeeper in Darfur
The UN has strongly condemned the killing of a peacekeeper from Nigeria, who was on a routine patrol in the north Darfur region of Sudan.
Tourism must not cause harm to the environment: UN official
The Darfur region of Sudan is a very different place from what it was like in 2003 when the armed conflict began, the head of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has said.
UN peacekeeping chief urges support for Mali peace process
Unexploded ordnance and other remnants of war have killed more than 220 civilians in the Darfur region of Sudan since 2005.
They also threaten the work of peacekeepers delivering humanitarian aid to scores of people displaced by conflict.
East Africa drought pushing food prices up sharply