Headlines at a glance


10 April 2017

Security Council condemns ‘barbaric and cowardly’ terrorist attack in Stockholm

Money migrants send home a ‘critical lifeline’ for one in seven people worldwide

Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

National policies can offset impact of joblessness caused by market competition – UN partner report

Iraq: UN agency ramps up emergency medical care to women and girls affected by conflict

Urgent action needed to stave off ‘hunger crisis’ in Iraq – UN food relief agency

UN refugee agency urges EU States to suspend transfers of asylum-seekers to Hungary

Millions of children in Yemen vaccinated against polio through UN-backed campaign


9 April 2017

UN condemns terror attacks on Coptic churches in Egypt


8 April 2017

UN envoy 'deeply concerned' by growing tensions in Gaza stemming from pay cuts

After attacks, UN senior official in South Sudan urges protection of aid workers and civilians


7 April 2017

UN condemns deadly Stockholm attack; wants those responsible to face justice

UN, humanitarian partners to launch $40M appeal for flood-hit Peru

UN agencies in Colombia stepping up response efforts in aftermath of devastating landslides

Syria: As US responds militarily to chemical attack, UN urges restraint to avoid escalation

'Horrible attack' in South Sudan town sends thousands fleeing across border – UN refugee agency

UN rights agency condemns executions in Gaza, urges moratorium on death penalty

UN emergency food agency resumes full food rations in Kenyan refugee camps

Children in east Ukraine need urgent care to overcome trauma of conflict – UNICEF

'Learn the lessons of Rwanda,' says UN chief, calling for a future of tolerance, human rights for all


6 April 2017

Adapting UN peace operations to changing world a 'shared responsibility,' Guterres tells Security Council

Post latest missile test, Security Council condemns DPRK's 'highly destabilizing behaviour'

UN General Assembly creates International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises

CLASSIC PODCAST: The man who defined genocide

Zika could end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion, UN report finds

At Security Council, new UN peacekeeping chief urges faster implementation of Mali peace deal

Cost of renewables fell in 2016, lowering global investment in clean energy – UN

Strengthening the UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Global food prices fall in March as sugar and vegetable oils slide – UN

Sport is force of social empowerment and an engine for equality – UNESCO