Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN humanitarian agencies brief press in Geneva…
  • Security Council holds high-level debate on situation in Middle East…
  • UN spokesperson to brief press in New York…

At Security Council, Ban urges action to end violence against religious, ethnic minorities in Middle East



Millions of lives in the Middle East – and the very social fabric of entire countries – are at stake, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned this morning, calling for urgent action from the Security Council to end the religiously and ethnically-motivated violence sweeping the region and end impunity for those committing crimes against humanity.


Cyclone Pam: UN agency reports all 22 Vanuatu islands reached with relief supplies

Two weeks after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, the United Nations says it has reached all 22 storm-affected islands of the country, with food more than 160,000 people.



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