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Syria

UN responds to crisis in Syria

No context justifies the indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas or the use of collective punishment by a Government.

UN envoy, Staffan de Mistura, in statement attributable to a spokesperson following talks with Syrian parties, Damascus, 17 June 2015


Yemen

UN works to assist country in crisis

Iraq

UN helps to promote national reconciliation, development

Middle East

UN and partners work for peace in the region


Central African Republic

UN provides aid to the thousands displaced in the country

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


LRA – countering the threat and impact

UN's efforts to thwart the menace of the Lord's Resistance Army

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

Combating Terrorism

International community responds to threat

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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