11 November 2013 – United Nations envoys and their diplomatic counterparts today voiced regret that peace talks between the M23 rebel group and the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) could not be concluded this evening, while also stressing that any solution to their conflict must ensure accountability for those who have committed grave crimes.
11 November 2013 – The United Nations Security Council is working right now to consider a way to enable a delayed polio campaign in the Sudan to go ahead, the body’s president told journalists
11 November 2013 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today warned of the serious implications for billions worldwide due to the shortage of healthcare workers, which is estimated to grow to 12.9 million by 2035 from the current deficit of 7.2 million.
11 November 2013 – The United Nations Climate Change Conference opened today in Warsaw, Poland, with a call to reach a new agreement to cut climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions during what is seen as a pivotal point in the negotiating process, made all the more urgent by the devastation in Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan.
10 November 2013 – United Nations agencies are working closely with the Government of the Philippines to reach those affected by the super typhoon Haiyan, as the number of reported casualties continues to rise and access remains a challenge in many areas.
10 November 2013 – The Security Council has expressed outrage at a deadly bomb attack in Mogadishu, which caused numerous deaths and injuries, and reiterated its determination to combat all forms of terrorism.
10 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people of the Maldives for Saturday's peaceful conduct of the country's presidential elections, but expressed concern over the decision to delay the second round of voting.
08 November 2013 – With diplomats set to gather in Warsaw next week to pick up negotiations on a binding climate deal, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) stressed today that small farmers in developing countries must have a greater role in the talks as they are the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
08 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Juan Somavía of Chile as his Special Adviser on Inter-regional Policy Cooperation.
08 November 2013 – Aiming to stop a polio outbreak in Syria from spreading across the region, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is spearheading the largest-ever immunization campaign in the Middle East today, with plans to vaccinate some 20 million children in seven countries and territories against the highly infectious virus.