Wed, 4 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN Human Rights Council to continue current session in Geneva…
  • Security Council to consider situation in Libya…
  • UN spokesperson to brief press at Headquarters…

Libya crisis ‘festering,’ UN envoy warns, urging decisive action to build national unity



The overall situation in Libya is “deteriorating rapidly” amid a growing terrorist threat and continuing violence, the United Nations envoy to the country warned the Security Council today, as he urged national stakeholders to move firmly in defining the country’s future.


Investing in disaster resilience vital for sustainable development – senior UN official

Reducing poverty, improving health and education for all, achieving of sustainable and equitable economic growth and protecting the health of our planet now depend on the management of disaster risks in the day-to-day decisions of governments, companies, investors, civil society organizations, households and individuals, according to a new United Nations report out today.



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