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.
11 April 2013 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon conferred with President Barack Obama in Washington today on a host of issues ranging from the conflict in Syria and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process to tensions on the Korean peninsula and climate change.
10 April 2013 – The United Nations and other partners in an international group working to support the peace efforts in Sudan’s Darfur region have condemned recent attacks in the troubled region and cautioned that any serious delays to carrying out the 2011 peace agreement could further destabilize the entire region.
09 April 2013 – With United Nations efforts to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis reaching “breaking point” due to a massive shortfall in funds, a senior official warned today that the exodus of people fleeing the conflict could balloon to four million by the end of the year absent a political solution.
09 April 2013 – The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed a new determination procedure in the United Kingdom to end legal limbo for stateless people and legalize their presence there.
08 April 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the Netherlands for its efforts to promote the rule of law and further international justice, and stressed the importance of strengthening the partnership between the United Nations and the European country.
05 April 2013 – Two United Nations peacekeeping missions and the Governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia today agreed to mutually reinforce security along the border in light of recent attacks against neighbouring villages and towns, and to conduct joint riverine and land border patrols.
05 April 2013 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today warned that it may be forced to stop humanitarian assistance to more than 100,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan due to insufficient funds.
05 April 2013 – Since violence flared up again in the Central African Republic (CAR) in December, more than 37,000 people have fled the country, the United Nations refugee agency said today.