UN News stories

23 stories found over the past 45 days
UN mission in Liberia looking into alleged misconduct by peacekeepers

31 December 2015 – The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has dispatched a preliminary fact-finding team to look into an allegation that two members of its military personnel were involved in a possible case of serious misconduct involving the beating of a teenage boy.

Afghanistan: UN helps humanitarian aid reach war-affected families in Kunduz

28 December 2015 – The United Nations and its partners have helped deliver humanitarian aid packages to over 100 families affected by the recent fighting in the Kunduz area of northern Afghanistan, according to the UN mission in the country.

As Libya marks 64th independence anniversary, UN envoy urges unity behind new Government

24 December 2015 – A week after brokering an accord for a national unity government in strife-torn Libya, the top United Nations envoy for the country urged all Libyans to use today’s 64th independence anniversary to put their differences behind them and unite behind the new inclusive institutions.