Headlines at a glance


18 February 2017

At Munich Security Conference, UN chief Guterres highlights need for 'a surge in diplomacy for peace'

Iraq: UN aid agencies preparing for 'all scenarios' as western Mosul military operations set to begin


17 February 2017

Germany is symbol of tolerance and hospitality for those in need of protection – UN chief Guterres

Iraq: UN condemns car bomb attack in Baghdad

A decade on, UN urges all Governments to endorse convention on enforced disappearance

Atrocities will end in South Sudan only when perpetrators 'face consequences' – UN rights official

Central African Republic: UN mission reinforces presence in restive Bambari

One million Ukrainian children now need aid as number doubles over past year – UNICEF

INTERVIEW: Governments should think twice before putting children in detention – UN expert Manfred Nowak

Global heat melts Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to record lows – UN agency

'No time to lose' as humanitarian catastrophe looms in Somalia – UN agencies


16 February 2017

UN chief Guterres welcomes the Gambia’s rescission of its withdrawal from International Criminal Court

Pakistan: UN condemns deadly terrorist attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh province

Yemen: Senior UN aid official ‘appalled’ by airstrikes that kill women and children

Aid obstacles are ‘matter of life and death’ for besieged Syrians, says senior UN adviser

UN and regional partners urge DR Congo parties to resume political talks

Path to Middle East peace ‘riddled with hazards,’ UN envoy tells Security Council

South Sudan: UN deplores lack of information on 20,000 people displaced in Upper Nile

Iraq: UN health agency delivers medical aid to newly retaken areas of Mosul

New UN report reveals obstacles to combat impunity for conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine


15 February 2017

PODCAST: The power of bearing witness – how rape became an ‘act of genocide’

Situation in Central African Republic warrants continued international attention, UN Security Council told

UN kicks off preparations for upcoming summit on oceans, launches voluntary commitment website

In Cairo, UN chief Guterres underscores political solutions to ease tensions in regional hotspots

Innovative, coordinated response helps end yellow fever outbreak in Angola, DR Congo – UN agency

Teleworking may seem easier, but it could disrupt your work-life balance – UN reports

In a period of 'profound uncertainty,' stand up for human rights, urges UN rights chief in global appeal

UN emergency food agency to feed some 220,000 people in conflict-affected Ukraine