Headlines at a glance


12 November 2017

Bonn: UN climate conference set to recognize the role of women in climate action

Syria: UN health agency calls for immediate and unimpeded access to save lives in Ghouta


11 November 2017

Bonn: new efforts announced at UN climate conference to push for further, faster climate action


10 November 2017

In wake of ‘Paradise Papers’ leak, UN experts urge States to take action against corporate tax fraud

Central African Republic: Nearly 700 people seeking refuge near UN base relocated

France’s former Culture Minister appointed new UNESCO chief

UN, partners building roads to reach Rohingya refugees camped in muddy, flood-prone terrain

Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report

Accelerate climate action and raise ambition, urges UN chief

Science and technology can help tackle key sustainable development challenges

Bonn: New initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors announced at UN climate conference


9 November 2017

Victims can help shape effective counter-terrorism strategies, says senior UN official

Syrian conflict has now lasted longer than World War II – UN humanitarian envoy

‘Leave no stone unturned’ to secure aid funding for Central African Republic, senior UN official urges

Global food import bill rising despite robust output in 2017 – UN

Bonn: At UN climate conference, Congo Basin youth spotlight their work protecting fragile forest ecosystem

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades, warns UN aid chief

Four judges elected to International Court of Justice


8 November 2017

UN migration agency expands HIV/AIDS services in South Sudan displacement sites

ICC prosecutor urges handover of Al-Saiqa brigade commander, others wanted for alleged crimes in Libya

UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector

Bonn: Participants at UN conference examine human mobility in an era of climate change

Agreement boosts cooperation between UN space affairs office and UAE

Clashes near vital infrastructure in eastern Ukraine may have 'grave' impact on population, UN warns