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Youth can play 'critical role' in creating a peaceful world for generations to come – UN chief

11 August 2017 – In the lead-up to International Youth Day, marked annually on 12 August, the United Nations kicked off a commemorative event at its New York Headquarters with a message from Secretary-General António Guterres, who underscored his commitment to young people.


UN rights office 'deeply concerned' about deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Gaza

11 August 2017 – The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the steadily deteriorating humanitarian and human rights conditions in Gaza, especially the restrictions on the enclave's power supply.


After four years of conflict, uncertainty lingers for displaced Ukrainians – UN refugee agency

11 August 2017 – As the conflict in Ukraine enters its fourth year, nearly 1.6 million internally displaced people are struggling to find safety, adequate housing and access to employment, according to the United Nations refugee agency.