Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN launches humanitarian appeals for Syria…
  • Security Council holds open debate on Afghanistan…
  • UN marks International Migrants Day…

‘Traditional response no longer enough’, UN launches multi-billion dollar aid appeal for Syria



As Syria’s war rages on into its fifth year, the needs for food, shelter and medicine are astronomical, several United Nations agencies said today as they launched a major appeal, requesting over $8.4 billion to help nearly 18 million people in Syria and throughout the region.


On International Day, UN chief urges greater attention to 'precarious' situation of migrants

Far too many migrants still live and work in precarious and unjust conditions, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has said today in a message to mark International Migrants Day.



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