Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said on Tuesday, following a fact-finding visit to the country.
Securing access to thousands of people affected by fighting in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is a priority for the United Nations, the organization’s top relief official in the country told UN News on Wednesday. Acting Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Myanmar, Knut Ostby, spoke with UN News's Daniel Johnson.
Perpetrators behind the killing of nine mostly-female internally displaced civilians, in the town of Bria, Central African Republic (CAR), must be brought to justice, the UN peacekeeping operation in the country, MINUSCA, said on Friday. Spokesperson for the Mission, Vladimir Monteiro spoke to UN News's Cristina Silveiro.