News Focus: A one-stop guide to UN issues in the news, with easy access to statements, resolutions and other essential resources


Syria

UN responds to crisis in Syria

We are all extremely glad these talks have started. They are long overdue. I urge all parties to put the people of Syria at the heart of their discussions, and above partisan interests.

Secretary-General Ban in address to the National Defense College of Oman, 1 Feb. '16


Middle East

UN and partners work for peace in the region

Yemen

UN works to assist country in crisis

Iraq

UN helps to promote national reconciliation, development


Central African Republic

UN provides aid to the thousands displaced in the country

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

Myanmar

UN takes quick action in response to latest developments

Mali

UN takes steps to address Mali crisis


DPR of Korea

UN reacts to tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Horn of Africa crisis

UN helps region battle famine, drought and food insecurity

Ban Ki-moon: Speeches

A quick guide to the Secretary-General's major statements


Côte d'Ivoire

UN helps country rebuild and reconcile after post-electoral crisis

Sri Lanka

Towards national reconciliation and peace


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