UN relief chief laments lack of progress in Yemen
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.
Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Dianne Penn and Jocelyne Sambira.
UNICEF responding to Sierra Leone landslide tragedy
Young people can do anything they set their mind to, a delegate from Kenya said during the 20th Session of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations.
The number of people from South Sudan seeking refuge in Uganda has reached one million, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned.
Experts call for more action to protect LGBTI defenders in Honduras
UN mission concludes Colombia arms removal process
The process of extracting arms and scrap ammunition from rebel camps in Colombia has been completed, the UN mission in the country has reported.
Only one in five women addicts seeks treatment for drug abuse, the president of the International Narcotics Board (INCB) has warned.