News Quiz: Are you up to speed on what's happening at the UN?


Take a minute to test your knowledge of the events, issues and people making the headlines over the past week.

1. On Friday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council to act to end the violence against religious and ethnic minorities in the Middle East which has put millions of lives at stake and has spread to _______.

2. Two weeks after Cyclone Pam hit _____, the United Nations says it has reached all 22 storm-affected islands of the country, with food for more than 160,000 people.

3. A new report from the United Nations refugee agency shows that wars in Iraq and Syria have pushed the number of people seeking asylum in industrialized countries in 2014 to its highest number since _____, the beginning of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

4. This week the United Nations unveiled ‘The Ark of Return’, a memorial to the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade, honouring the estimated ________ million men, women and children who were victims of the largest forced migration in history.

5. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador and British actor _______ toured Ebola-affected communities in Liberia this week, meeting with healthcare workers and visiting recently reopened schools.