22 June 2016 – Sustaining peace requires more coherence and coordination among the United Nations system, the head of the intergovernmental advisory body that supports peace efforts in countries emerging from conflict told the Security Council today.
20 June 2016 – The number of people displaced from their homes due to conflict and persecution last year exceeded 60 million for the first time in United Nations history, a tally greater than the population of the United Kingdom, or of Canada, Australia and New Zealand combined, says a new report released on World Refugee Day today.
15 June 2016 – On the second day of his visit to Brussels, Belgium, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the opening ceremony of the European Development Days forum and participated in a commemoration for the victims of the March airport bombing attacks in the city.
14 June 2016 – More than nine out of 10 refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year through Italy are unaccompanied, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today, warning of the growing threats of abuse, exploitation and death that such children are facing.
13 June 2016 – In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Pope Francis today gave his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization’s staff, including those who had lost their lives at work.
13 June 2016 – On his first visit to Kenya, the chief of the United Nations refugee agency received assurances from the African country that the return of refugees to Somalia would not contravene international obligations.
13 June 2016 – With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, more than 1.19 million people are projected to be in need of resettlement in 2017, the UN refugee agency said today.
10 June 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned yesterday's attack on Ethiopian troops at an base of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Halgan, Somalia.
08 June 2016 – The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the killings of a broadcast journalist in Somalia and a photojournalist and his interpreter in Afghanistan, who all lost their lives last Sunday.
06 June 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced three senior personnel appointments at the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).