Headlines at a glance


27 June 2016

UN allocates $13 million from emergency fund to support people in north-eastern Nigeria

UN deputy chief highlights the benefits from and challenges confronting oceans

In Jerusalem, Ban urges two-State solution to Israel-Palestine conflict

El Niño puts more than 26 million children at risk in Eastern and Southern Africa – UNICEF

UNICEF deplores killing of children in eastern Syria

Iraq: UN sending extra food rations to provide for thousands displaced from Fallujah


26 June 2016

In Kuwait, Ban urges Yemeni delegations in peace talks to find lasting solution to end conflict

On Day Against Drug Abuse, Ban calls for 'effective, compassionate' global response

On International Day, UN chief urges end to 'dehumanizing' practice for victims of torture


25 June 2016

South Sudan: Ban concerned over escalation of violence

In Paris, Ban calls for 'humane solution' for refugees and migrants

On World Day, Ban spotlights role of seafarers in meeting sustainable agenda targets


24 June 2016

Libya: Senior UN humanitarian official strongly condemns attacks on medical facilities

Economic and Social Council President urges closer ties with UN peacebuilding body

UN experts urge Israeli lawmakers to halt proposed legislation targeting civil society groups

Detention, heavy fines for artistic expression in Iran ‘unacceptable,’ say UN rights experts

In Cannes, Ban pitches ad agencies on Global Goals, announces ‘Common Ground’ partnership

South Sudan: UN food relief agency warns of worsening food, nutrition status

In wake of UK vote to leave EU, Ban says UN to continue to work with both 'important partners'


23 June 2016

Security Council strongly condemns DPRK’s ballistic missile launches

At peacebuilding body, UN deputy chief underlines core obligation to prevent conflict and sustain peace

In Havana, Ban hails Colombia ceasefire pact as example of peace with dignity

FEATURE: From Joseph Kony’s ‘wife’ to peace advocate – a courageous young woman’s journey to reclaim her life

Ban appoints Ivan Šimonovic as special adviser on the responsibility to protect

UN rights experts stress need for protection of LGBT people in places of detention

‘Medieval’ sieges, barrel bombs are ‘disgusting reality’ in Syria – senior UN officials

‘Strong collaboration’ needed to help end violence against children in Viet Nam, says UN envoy

Ban marks UN Public Service Day with call for shared drive to achieve sustainability agenda

UN agency boosts support in Lake Chad Basin to safeguard agricultural livelihoods

World's oft-marginalized widows must be part of sustainable development, says Ban

Latin American labour market policies must be reoriented to address output gaps – UN report

Record 29 million people drug-dependent worldwide; heroin use up sharply – UN report

UN mourns death of former General Assembly President John Ashe