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Syria

UN responds to crisis in Syria

If the use of chemical weapons in Syria is once again determined, the international community needs to find an appropriate way to identify those responsible and hold them to account. Without such an avenue, we are allowing the use of chemical weapons to take place with impunity.

Secretary-General António Guterres in remarks to Security Council, 18 Jan. '18


Central African Republic

UN provides aid to the thousands displaced in the country

Refugees and Migrants

UN works with countries to ease the plight of refugees and migrants

Middle East

UN and partners work for peace in the region


Yemen

UN works to assist country in crisis

Myanmar

UN takes quick action in response to latest developments

Iraq

UN helps to promote national reconciliation, development


UN and Counter-Terrorism

International community responds to threat

Ukraine

UN works for peaceful resolution of crisis, respect for human rights

Sudan & South Sudan

UN responds to the latest developments in the countries


Democratic Republic of Congo

UN helps to promote political and economic stability

Afghanistan

UN helps to advance peace and development

Haiti

UN assists in rebuilding process


Mali

UN takes steps to address Mali crisis

DPR of Korea

UN reacts to tensions on the Korean Peninsula


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