Mon, 30 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • Saturday, Ban to attend Arab League Summit in Egypt…
  • General Assembly on Monday to hold dialogue on water…
  • Tuesday in Kuwait, Ban to chair humanitarian pledging conference on Syria…

In Iraq, UN chief pledges support as Government tackles ongoing threat from ISIL



Despite recent military gains against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), “vast challenges” remain ahead as the Government of Iraq fights to consolidate its territorial integrity against the terrorist threat, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today during an unannounced visit to Baghdad.


Vanuatu: UN relief official warns ‘secondary emergency’ looming, urges long-term aid

Two weeks after Tropical Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the archipelago on a tour through one of the most severely affected provinces Saturday, warned of a “secondary emergency” and urged a scale-up in efforts to provide the essentials to people in need.



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