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

"Failure to act is an affront to our shared humanity. It undermines States’ legal obligations and the multilateral system as a whole."

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in remarks during a Security Council meeting, 28 Sep '16


Migration and Refugees

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


Burundi

UN works for a peaceful resolution to the 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


Mali

UN takes steps to address Mali crisis

DPR of Korea

UN reacts to tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Ban Ki-moon: Speeches

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


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