Headlines at a glance


16 September 2017

UN refugee agency 'shocked' by killings in eastern DR Congo

On International Day, UN highlights importance of collective action to protect ozone layer


15 September 2017

At annual event, UN invites Member States to join multilateral treaty framework

Fresh violence in Central African Republic leads to more displaced – UN agency

Rohingya crisis one of the fastest growing in recent years, warns UN refugee agency

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack in southern Iraq

UN dedicates annual Peace Day to safety, respect for refugees and migrants

INTERVIEW: UN should be flagbearer when it comes to gender parity, stresses top official

Global hunger rising again, driven by conflict and climate change – UN report

UN condemns DPRK ballistic missile launch; stresses country cease such activities


14 September 2017

Security Council approves mandate, operations and size of UN Verification Mission in Colombia

New UN global innovation forum to 'creatively disrupt' status quo for women and girls in tech

Put people before profits, UN urges in annual trade report

Arms proliferation continues in Darfur, but area remains largely calm, Security Council told

Security Council approves one-year extension of UN political mission in Libya

UN anti-crime agency at 20; tackling terrorism, cybercrime vital for peaceful and sustainable future

Back from Wau, UN South Sudan envoy says security improved, people returning home

UNICEF scales-up relief for Rohingya facing critical 'shortages of everything'

World's poor bearing the brunt of global crises, stresses UN rights expert


13 September 2017

UN chief calls for action on Myanmar and DPR Korea; launches reform initiatives

Following Lankesh's murder, UN rights experts urge Indian Government to protect free speech

Nigeria: Famine averted but millions still at risk, stresses top UN relief official

Peacebuilding efforts needed to tackle Boko Haram, end Lake Chad Basin crisis, Security Council told

Somalia facing complex immediate and long-term challenges, UN Security Council told

Security Council calls on Guinea-Bissau leaders to 'find common ground' for resolution of political crisis


12 September 2017

PODCAST: How the UN’s cybercrime unit is helping to track paedophiles and protect children

South-South cooperation key to overcoming inequalities, says UN deputy chief

UN trade report highlights impact of loss of land and resources to Palestinian economy

General Assembly opens 72nd session with focus on the world’s people

Much of the planet’s land severely degraded owing to increased consumption, UN warns

Egypt: UN chief condemns terrorist attack in northern Sinai

Over 3.5 million refugee children missing out on education, UN report finds

UN and partners aiding ‘unprecedented’ flow of refugees from Myanmar

UN envoy stresses urgency of adequate, predictable resources for AU Mission in Somalia

INTERVIEW: UN Assembly President aims to achieve ‘results for people’

Ongoing tensions pose continued dangers for civilians in eastern Ukraine, notes UN report

Abuse, exploitation and trafficking 'stark reality' for migrant children trying to reach Europe – UN report

Ahead of talks on Venezuela, UN chief voices support for political solution