Headlines at a glance


13 February 2017

Civilians in Syria’s ‘Four Towns’ need support as humanitarian catastrophe looms – UN relief official

UN Security Council urges joint measures to protect ‘critical infrastructure’ from terrorist attacks

In Dubai, UN chief addresses deficit of trust between governments, citizens and institutions

Make food systems climate resilient now or future production will be compromised – UN warns

UN strongly condemns DPR Korea's ballistic missile launch

'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day

UN and partners launch muliti-year appeal for DR Congo

Amid unprecedented needs, UN and partners launch $1.6 billion aid appeal for South Sudan


12 February 2017

Afghanistan: UN mission expresses grave concern at high civilian casualties in Helmand

UN chief Guterres engages in 'constructive' discussions on Yemen, Libya with Saudi Foreign Minister


11 February 2017

Security Council strongly condemns continued fighting in South Sudan

In Turkey, UN chief Guterres discusses Syria, Iraq, Cyprus with President

DR Congo: UN mission strongly condemns persistent violence in Kasai Provinces

'The world needs science and science needs women,' UN says on International Day


10 February 2017

INTERVIEW: ‘It’s time to work with young people, not just for young people’ – outgoing UN Youth Envoy

'Year of Pulses' closes with call to build on strong momentum among famers, private sector – UN

Yemen: As food crisis worsens, UN agencies call for urgent assistance to avert catastrophe

In Turkey, UN chief Guterres spotlights collective responsibility for refugee protection

Haiti: Peacekeeping chief points to changes in mandate of UN mission

Somalia: UN Security Council urges sustained momentum towards democratic governance

Senior UN officials call for close cooperation to address migrant, refugee flows in Libya

South Sudan, Africa's largest refugee crisis, needs urgent response – UN agency


9 February 2017

Fighting reaches 'worrying proportions' in South Sudan's north-east – UN mission

Central African Republic: Senior UN official condemns armed, forceful entry into hospital

Averting famine should be 'top of the agenda' for new Somali government, says UN chief Guterres

UN calls for 50 per cent increase in funding for mine action in 2017