Headlines at a glance


23 April 2014

UN envoy reaffirms world body’s strong resolve to stay the course in Somalia

Mali’s peace train ‘cannot be turned back,’ senior UN official tells Security Council

Long-term food production must factor in potential impacts of climate change – UN official

World Book Day: new UN report spotlights potential of mobile technology to advance literacy

Syria: UN chiefs issue impassioned plea to save besieged civilians

UN expert calls for consultations on reforming Côte d’Ivoire’s electoral commission


22 April 2014

Myanmar: UNICEF warns children of Kachin face growing threats due to recent fighting

South Sudan: UN says surging violence claimed lives of children, worsened malnutrition among survivors

Somalia: UN envoy condemns murder of second lawmaker in less than 48 hours

Respect right of persons with disabilities to make their own choices, urges UN panel

UN-backed summit on food security, ‘blue economy’ urges coordinated action

UNESCO chief denounces killing of journalist in the Philippines

On Mother Earth Day, UN urges protecting planet from ‘heavy hand of humankind’


21 April 2014

UN cautions Syria against holding presidential election amidst ongoing ‘tragedy’

UN welcomes safe return of two abducted staffers in Pakistan

Senior UN official calls for women to remain engaged in Afghan political life

Iraq: UN envoy denounces ‘vicious and cowardly’ attack on university in Baghdad

UN mission in South Sudan condemns ethnic killings in Bentiu

UN envoy strongly condemns murder of Somali parliamentarian


19 April 2014

OPCW-UN mission reports further progress in eliminating Syria's chemical weapons

Syria: UN agency warns no food left in besieged Palestinian refugee camp

UN envoy urges respect for religious freedom after Israeli forces disrupt Easter procession



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