Headlines at a glance


27 June 2017

UN envoy maps out 'ideal trajectory' to next round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online

Upcoming Cyprus Conference 'a unique opportunity,' says UN negotiator

Colombia: UN mission collects nearly all remaining weapons from FARC-EP

Scientific collaboration 'essential' to achieving world free from nuclear threat, UN-backed forum told

Despite progress, challenges remain for Liberia to consolidate peace gains, UN Security Council told

UN recognizes young entrepreneurs on Day for micro-, small, medium-sized enterprises

Perpetrators of suicide attacks in Nigeria must be held accountable – UN chief

UN agency saves 600 stranded migrants in Sahara Desert, but 52 dead in Niger


26 June 2017

On International Day Against Drug Abuse, UN urges collective action to realize global commitments

Experts head to Vienna to discuss advances in monitoring, verification under UN nuclear test-ban treaty


25 June 2017

Secretary-General extends condolences to victims in oil tanker truck explosion in Pakistan

With hidden lives vital to our own, 'seafarers matter,' says UN on International Day


24 June 2017

UN chief 'saddened' by loss of life and devastation caused by landslide in China

In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country's reform towards stability and development

Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000 – UN


23 June 2017

INTERVIEW: Afghans need to see their Government taking the reins – UN envoy

Civilian casualties continue to rise in Yemen, warns UN human rights office

Food insecurity threatens children in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia – UNICEF

More than $350 million pledged for refugees in Uganda; 'A good start, we cannot stop,' says UN chief

Security 'number one concern' of displaced Iraqis seeking to return home – UN study

UN chief welcomes deployment of regional force to combat terrorism in the Sahel

Strengthen existing protections to curb negative impact of sanctions, UN rights expert urges EU

UN opens international probe into alleged abuses in DR Congo's Kasai provinces

In visit to Haiti, Security Council delegation to reaffirm support for country's stability and development

Pakistan: UN chief condemns separate deadly bomb attacks

Lake Chad Basin: UNICEF warns 5.6 million children at risk of waterborne diseases in rainy season

Country-level action 'new frontier' for tackling soil pollution – UN agriculture agency

On International Day, UN says widows' rights to independent life, livelihood after loss must be ensured