11 June 2013 – The European Union (EU), British newspaper the Guardian, and various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are among those honoured by the United Nations food agency for their contributions to development issues.
11 June 2013 – With the second round of the Yemen’s national dialogue under way, the political transition in the country is largely on course, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today, urging continued cooperation and coordination among political parties, the Government and the donor community.
10 June 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on Member States to press ahead with efforts to realize the vision of a world free of AIDS, as the United Nations General Assembly met to consider progress in the global struggle against the epidemic.
10 June 2013 – An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for investigating acts of violence against women but also for failing to prevent such violence.
08 June 2013 – United Nations officials have welcomed the funds pledged and political agreements reached at the Nutrition for Growth summit, held today in London, as a new opportunity to ensure millions more infants and pregnant women have better diets, and to reduce cases of stunting and deaths from malnutrition.
08 June 2013 – Welcoming the possible resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the 23 March Movement (M23), the United Nations Special Envoy for Africa's Great Lake's region has urged both sides to engage in earnest discussion to resolve all outstanding issues.
07 June 2013 – The United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today launched a new project in Nepal aimed at increasing the safety of journalists and ending impunity in the crimes against media and media professionals, while also contributing to the overall peace effort in the country.
07 June 2013 – Two United Nations agencies are launching a new partnership to improve nutrition among pregnant and breastfeeding women to ensure that children get a good start toward a healthy and productive life.
07 June 2013 – The United Nations today launched a $4.4 billion humanitarian appeal – the largest aid request in the Organization's history – to assist the growing number of people suffering the effects of the crisis in Syria, which began two years ago with peaceful demonstrations but has since turned into a bloody conflict.
06 June 2013 – The head of the United Nations office for disaster risk reduction today welcomed the link between poverty reduction and disaster risk reduction emphasized in a key report outlining a new framework to build on the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).