17 May 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Albert Gerard Koenders of the Netherlands as the head of the recently approved United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali.
17 May 2013 – With tens of thousands of Darfur refugees in eastern Chad, the United Nations refugee agency today said it is “in a race against time” to deliver aid before heavy rains cut off access to the group escaping violence linked to tribal conflicts.
01 May 2013 – The head of the joint African Union-United Nations mission in Darfur reiterated the commitment of the UN and its partners in protecting and assisting local communities in the region, following his assessment of the security, humanitarian and political situations in the five Darfur states.
29 April 2013 – With inter-communal clashes in Darfur having sparked recent deadly violence and security restrictions hindering the efforts of peacekeepers, the United Nations peacekeeping chief today urged the international community to press the belligerent parties to reach a political settlement.
24 April 2013 – The African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and its humanitarian partners have delivered nearly 80,000 kilograms of critical humanitarian aid to thousands of civilians displaced by renewed fighting in Labado and Muhajeria, East Darfur, where access has been extremely difficult, the Mission announced today.
19 April 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur are calling on authorities in Sudan to find attackers who killed at least one blue helmet earlier today in what is considered a war crime under international law.
18 April 2013 – The head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today urged the Government to ensure humanitarian access to two villages in East Darfur State, where thousands of civilians require assistance.
16 April 2013 – Senior United Nations officials in Sudan today called for immediate humanitarian access to areas of southern Darfur where tens of thousands of civilians have gathered for safety near African Union-UN peacekeeping bases but where ongoing fighting prevents relief teams from reaching them.
12 April 2013 – Some 50,000 refugees from south-western Darfur have arrived in Chad following fresh tribal clashes, the United Nations refugee agency said today, urging more shelter, clean drinking water, food and medicine in what is called the largest influx of refugees from Sudan into Chad since 2005.
12 April 2013 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today said more than 2,000 boys and girls have been recruited by armed forces in the Central African Republic since the latest wave of violence in the country began in December.