UNSMIL

News in Brief 03 July 2019

  • UN condemns deadly airstrike on migrant centre as possible war crime
  • Situation in Myanmar is deteriorating, says UN human rights expert
  • UN experts say millions in Indian state of Assam dealing with ‘xenophobic climate’
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News in Brief 27 May 2019

  • Yemen war update as 27 children are killed in just over 10 days
  • UN Mission in Libya, alarmed over attacks, kidnapping
  • Major new UN Habitat Assembly gets underway in Nairobi
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Libya stands at a ‘critical juncture’, UN mission head tells Security Council

Predicting that the “days ahead will prove foundational to the years ahead for Libyans and the region”, the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, that it was no exaggeration to describe the oil-rich nation as having reached “a crucial juncture”.

News in Brief 26 December 2018

  • UN mission condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan
  • Indonesia tsunami response
  • UN mission condemns terrorist attack in Libya
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UN condemns ‘cowardly’ attack on Libya’s national oil corporation headquarters

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned Monday’s attack on the National Oil Company (NOC) headquarters in Tripoli.

News in Brief 31 October 2017 (PM)

WHO reports progress in fight against hepatitis

A record three million people were able to obtain treatment for hepatitis C over the past two years.

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Migration, human trafficking major challenges in Libya: UN official

It is important to look at migration in Libya “not just as an internal problem, but as a regional issue.”

That’s according to Maria do Valle Ribeiro, deputy head of the UN mission in the country, UNSMIL.

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New chief at UN mission in Libya ready to work with the people

The newly appointed head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) says he is coming to the country to work with and for its people.

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UN remains “fully committed” to Libya, says Mission deputy

A grenade attack on a United Nations convoy in Libya will not shake the organisation’s commitment to the country, a senior UN official there said on Thursday.

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News in Brief 20 April 2017 (AM)

States struggling to keep pace with growing demand for higher education

Governments are struggling to keep pace with the growing demand for higher education, a new report by the UN Cultural Agency, UNESCO, has found.

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