27 November 2013 – A mass campaign to vaccinate children in Tacloban – the Philippine city hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan – has begun in evacuation centres and in communities using mobile health teams with support from United Nations agencies.
18 November 2013 – The United Nations launched today an interactive map of the information superhighway to show policy makers and investors the location of the missing links in the digital divide in the Asia-Pacific region.
13 November 2013 – The United Nations Human Rights Council has achieved significant progress in the past year, implementing an increasing number of mandates despite inadequate financial resources, the body’s President told the General Assembly today.
08 November 2013 – More than 62,000 people arrived in Yemen from the Horn of Africa this year, the United Nations refugee agency said today, calling for increased cooperation among countries to ensure protection for asylum seekers who risk their lives on this deadly route.
05 November 2013 – A United Nations envoy today commended the parties to the Kachin peace talks, calling their meeting this week “a significant move forward” in Myanmar’s national reconciliation process.
05 November 2013 – The United Nations refugee agency today deplored the loss of life in the recent boat tragedy off the western coast of Myanmar, and stressed the need for urgent action to avert such incidents.
01 November 2013 – The United Nations refugee agency is concerned that as the rainy season ends in Myanmar and the annual sailing season reopens, people from the Rakhine state are increasingly likely to try to flee, subjecting themselves to exploitation by smugglers.
28 October 2013 – The Security Council today recognized and encouraged the active contribution of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the work of the United Nations in the fields of peacemaking, preventive diplomacy, peacekeeping and peacebuilding.
25 October 2013 – The United Nations expert on Myanmar today cautioned that the situation in Rakhine State is feeding a winder anti-Muslim narrative in the country which threatens the ongoing reform process aimed at a more open and broad-based democracy.