27 April 2022

On 16 April, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Khaled El Mekwad of Egypt as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bahrain, with the approval of the host Government.

15 July 2020

The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund warned today that disruptions in the delivery and uptake of immunization services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is causing an alarming decline in the number of life-saving vaccines for children around the world, threatening hard-won progress.

4 January 2019

The High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Bahrain to immediately and unconditionally release human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and ensure that all Bahrainis are able to exercise their rights to freedom of opinion and expression without fear of arbitrary detention.  She urges Bahrain to stop criminalizing dissenting voices.

16 August 2018

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Samir Aldarabi as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Manama, covering Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.  Mr. Aldarabi assumed his duties on 1 August 2018.

17 January 2017

The Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council today that despite the relative tranquillity of the Israel-Palestinian conflict compared to other regional crises, the spectre of violence is always near.  He said that all stakeholders must avoid any unilateral action that would prejudge a negotiated final status solution.

18 July 2016

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: