Jul 3, 2015 1:00 AMChildren bearing brunt of ongoing political instability and violence in Burundi, UN warns
Jun 30, 2015 12:49 PMAmid election-related tensions, thousands flee Burundi for neighbouring countries - UN
Jun 29, 2015 4:28 PMINTERVIEW: Afghanistan must not be forgotten amid more pressing crises, warns UN envoy
The Week Ahead
Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman briefed the UN Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. The text of his briefing from 24 June is now available.
Special Representative and head of UNAMA, Nicholas Haysom, briefing the UN Security Council on 22 June. The text of his briefing is available online.
DPA held its Multi-Year Appeal in Oslo, Norway, from 11 June to 12 June. Check out DPA's 2015 Goals under the Multi-Year Appeal. Download a summary of the political and diplomatic efforts in 2015 made possible through funding under the Multi-Year Appeal
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.