Mon, 30 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN humanitarian agencies to brief press in Geneva…
  • Ban to co-chair humanitarian pledging conference on Syria…
  • Economic and Social Council to continue 2015 Integration Segment…

Ahead of pledging conference, senior UN officials urge donors to stand by Syrian people



The crisis in Syria is getting much worse, characterized by shocking “levels of savagery,” the top United Nations relief official has warned, urging countries to pledge as generously as possible ahead of the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference kicking off tomorrow in Kuwait City.


Boko Haram ‘weakened’ but still committing ‘horrendous’ acts, says UN regional envoy

As the Security Council met this morning to discuss threats to international peace and security caused by terrorism, top United Nations officials briefed the 15-member body on the impact of Boko Haram in Nigeria and beyond, warning of the group’s intensified violence and brutality.



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