Headlines at a glance


12 July 2016

FEATURE: Eradication of Yaws, disease that ‘begins where roads end,’ is within sight, says WHO doctor in new film

Côte d'Ivoire: UN report finds 'some progress' in fight against rape but stresses more must be done

UN-backed partnership, support fund launched to end violence against children

Human rights are not ‘abstract ideas,’ must be main tool in meeting development targets – Ban

Selecting the next Secretary-General: UN to hold townhall meeting with candidates

Warning of stalled progress against HIV infections, new UN report urges stepped-up prevention efforts

Thousands of civilians in Aleppo city at risk, says UN humanitarian wing

South Sudan ceasefire ‘largely holding;’ UN urges safe passage for fleeing civilians

Warning against ‘cherry-picking’ among Global Goals, UN experts say human rights cannot be ignored

At Security Council, Ban urges Israel-Palestine talks to overcome ‘political paralysis’

UN agency urges implementation of accord to tackle illegal fishing

'Alarming' levels of malnutrition and famine-like conditions in northeast Nigeria – UN


11 July 2016

PODCAST: End of AIDS within reach, but Kenneth Cole warns of reversal if treatment push lags

‘Time to massively reinforce UN action’ on South Sudan, Ban says ahead of Security Council meeting

West Africa and Sahel must step up intelligence gathering, UN envoy tells Security Council

UN political forum opens with focus on achieving 2030 Agenda's call to 'leave no one behind'

UN food relief agency launches innovation project to spur progress towards ending hunger by 2030

UNESCO names Turkish musician Kudsi Ergüner as agency’s Artist for Peace

UN launches ‘Sendai Seven’ campaign aimed at boosting disaster risk management

Syria: UN airlifts bring humanitarian lifeline to northeast governorate of Al Hassakeh

Stand up for and invest in teenage girls, UN says on World Population Day


10 July 2016

Security Council condemns fighting in Juba, demands South Sudan's leaders prevent spread of violence


8 July 2016

'Prevailing calm should not be confused with stability,' warns UN envoy for Lebanon

INTERVIEW: Rapid response team, funding, vital to eliminating cholera in Haiti – UN official

Central African Republic’s leaders must commit to inclusive, transparent governance, Security Council told

INTERVIEW: Sustainable Development Goals must be owned by everyone, says senior UN official

Meeting with Chinese Premier, Ban commends country’s leadership on UN 2030 Agenda

Syria: UN relief wing sounds alarm on behalf of some 300,000 people trapped in war-torn Aleppo

Ahead of South Sudan's fifth anniversary of independence, renewed violence draws UN concern

UN condemns this week's deadly gun violence in US

Thousands fleeing violent clashes in Central African Republic – UN refugee agency

UN-backed meeting on forced displacement crisis in Central America urges regional responsibility-sharing

'Monster' El Niño subsides but impact on children set to worsen as disease, malnutrition spread – UNICEF