Mar 27, 2015 7:50 PMBan calls on all Nigerians to 'vote in large numbers' ahead of Saturday's elections
Mar 26, 2015 5:57 PMSecurity Council renews DR Congo Mission, reduces troop numbers by 2,000
Mar 26, 2015 2:45 PMLosing sight of Middle East peace akin to 'pouring more oil' on region's flames - UN special envoy
The Week Ahead
DPA Annual Report 2014 - Multi-Year Appeal out now. Read more.
Outgoing Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry briefed the Security Council on 26 March. His briefing is now online.
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Said Djinnit, briefed the Security Council on 19 March. His briefing is now online.
Promoting Peaceful, Political Solutions to Conflict
The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) plays a central role in the United Nations’ efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict around the world through analysis and advice to the Secretary-General, support to mediation, elections and other peacebuilding efforts internationally and through political missions on the ground.