09 November 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the new President of the United States.
08 November 2016 – General Assembly President Peter Thomson briefed United Nations Member States today on the implementation strategy for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the transformative 17-point framework for ensuring peace and prosperity for all on a healthy planet.
08 November 2016 – Briefing the United Nations Security Council, High Representative Valentin Inzko said that though there have been some positive developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina, these have been overshadowed by parties focusing exclusively on the ethnic distribution of the population around the country.
08 November 2016 – A vaccination campaign against cholera began today in the areas of Haiti hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the United Nations and other institutions
08 November 2016 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has introduced a new prenatal care model, designed to enhance pregnancy the experience for women, and reduce the risk of stillbirths and other complications.
08 November 2016 – New funding is now available to support tobacco control implementation for low and middle income countries through the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), currently the strongest global instrument to control tobacco.
08 November 2016 – Beyond the work of governments, other stakeholders such businesses, cities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have a crucial role to play in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change, ‘Climate Champions’ Laurence Tubiana and Hakima El Haité said today in Marrakech, where the United Nations conference known as ‘COP 22’ is under way.
07 November 2016 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) is mandated with many tasks in the east African nation as it continues to make significant strides in its peace process after two decades of lawlessness and conflict.
07 November 2016 – The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) today re-elected Guy Ryder, of the United Kingdom, as ILO Director-General for a second five year-term to start on 1 October 2017.
07 November 2016 – Amid increased attacks from violent extremist and terrorist groups, the United Nations peace operations must be better prepared to face such asymmetric threats by ensuring the safety and security of UN personnel and adapting to varying situations on the ground, Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told the Security Council today.