Headlines at a glance


11 July 2017

Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

Aid agencies in Yemen forced to shift resources from fighting hunger to cholera – UN

Asia-Pacific moving in ‘wrong direction’ on some development targets, notes UN regional report

UN agency helps nearly 100,000 migrants return home in 2016

Security Council warned DR Congo’s violence on rise amid little political progress

Living conditions in Gaza 'more and more wretched' over past decade, UN finds

Opening of land route to Syria's battle-affected areas 'making difference' for aid delivery – UN agency

Safe, effective family planning is key to 'empowering people, developing nations' – UN

With Mosul reclaimed, accountability key to heal Iraq's 'ISIL wounds' – UN rights chief


10 July 2017

Colombia: Security Council authorizes UN mission to monitor reintegration of FARC-EP

Low food prices foreseen in 2017-2026, but countries need to keep markets stable – UN-OECD report

Guterres pledges UN support to Iraqi Government, people in Mosul; $562M needed in aid

UN-backed roadmap shows how to improve situation of separated refugee children in Europe

Recognize tragedy of Srebrenica and ensure such atrocities are never repeated, urges UN chief

Ceasefire, fresh political developments may help intra-Syrian talks – UN negotiator

Education critical in preventing adolescent pregnancy, underscores UN agency

UN political forum opens with focus on eradicating poverty and forming partnerships


9 July 2017

In Ukraine, UN chief Guterres urges full respect for ceasefire


8 July 2017

UN condemns terrorist attack in Rafah, Egypt

Five years into South Sudan's independence, children denied childhoods – UNICEF


7 July 2017

International cooperation crucial to safe flights, UN says at counter-terrorism meeting

Human security approach ‘central’ to achieving sustainable development – UN officials

Reconsider charges against Palestinian human rights defender, UN experts urge Israel

Antibiotic resistance making gonorrhoea ‘sometimes impossible’ to treat – UN health agency

Strengthening UN peacekeeping tops agenda as chiefs of defence meet in New York

DR Congo’s economy loses over $1 billion to child undernutrition, finds UN-backed study

Concerned about Liu Xiaobo, UN rights office urges access to jailed rights defender

Rights defenders ‘must not be silenced,’ says UN office, urging Turkey to release activists

UN chief ‘deeply sorry’ as Cyprus talks conclude without agreement

Funding shortfall threatens education for children in conflict, disaster zones – UNICEF

UN conference adopts treaty banning nuclear weapons