Apr 1, 2015 4:41 PMIraq: UN envoy welcomes armed forces victory against ISIL in Tikrit
Apr 1, 2015 1:00 AMIn phone call, UN chief congratulates Nigeria's President-elect Buhari
Mar 31, 2015 2:31 PMLibya: UN mission welcomes ceasefire, withdrawal of forces in Sidra Oil Crescent region
The Week Ahead
Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the Office for West Africa (UNOWA), briefed the Security Council on Boko Haram on 30 March. His briefing is now online.
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.
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.