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06.12.2015

Internally displaced Chadian women, who fled Boko Haram threats, living with host families in Baga-Sola. Photo: OCHA/Mayanne MunanRead more »

06.12.2015

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pays tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November. 6 December 2015. UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeRead more »

02.12.2015

Cameroon military on the lookout for Boko Haram militants in the Far Norths Kolofata community, along the border with Nigeria. Photo: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IRIN 2 December 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General today called on the international community to provide urgent support for humanitarian aid to communities hit by the Nigerian-based Boko Haram, deploring its latest “appalling” attacks in Cameroon.Read more »

01.12.2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Cia Pak (file)Read more »

24.11.2015

Wide view of the Security Council. UN Photo/Loey Felipe (file) 24 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council this evening condemned the attack today in Tunis against a bus carrying Presidential Guards, which resulted in many deaths and injuries.Read more »

24.11.2015

Women and a child sit in the shade amid the rubble of a home in Rafah town in Egypt's North Sinai governorate. Photo: Contributor/IRIN (File photo)Read more »

24.11.2015

Wide view of the Security Council. UN Photo/Loey Felipe (file) 24 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council this evening condemned the attack today in Tunis against a bus carrying Presidential Guards, which resulted in many deaths and injuries.Read more »

18.11.2015

Displaced girls sleep on the floor in a rented house in Yola. IDPs in northeastern Nigeria often share overcrowded rooms and most times are left to fend for themselves.Read more »

16.11.2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey,on 15 November 2015. UN Photo/ Eskinder Debebe 15 November 2015 – While the G20 Summit opened today in the Turkish city Antalya, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he will stress to world leaders that the global response to terrorism needs to be robust, but always within the rule of law and with respect for human rights.Read more »

13.11.2015

A wide view of the Security Council in session. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz (file) 13 November 2015 – The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on 12 November in the Beirut suburb of Burj al-Barajneh that killed at least 43 and injured more than 200 people.Read more »

13.11.2015

View of Paris, France, from UNESCO headquarters. UN Photo/Mark Garten 13 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable" terrorist attacks carried out today in various locations in and around Paris, and Mr. Ban has demanded the immediate release of the numerous individuals reportedly being held hostage in the Bataclan theatre.Read more »

12.11.2015

A camp for Palestinian refugees in Burj al-Barajneh in the Lebanese capital Beirut. Photo: James Haines-Young/IRIN (file) 12 November 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Special Representative in Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag, have strongly condemned the terrorist attack today in the Beirut suburb of Burj al-Barajneh.Read more »

28.10.2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses students after receiving a Medal of Honour from the Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard 28 October 2015 – Despite the world’s best efforts, “terrorism is on the march” and the violent ideas that fuel it are spreading, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today, telling delegations gathered for a global dialogue in Madrid that a unified, multi-dimensional and rights-based response is required to wipe out the scourge.Read more »

23.10.2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard (file) 23 October 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned today's bombing of a procession of worshippers marking the Shia religious holiday of Ashura in Jacobabad, and the recent terrorist attacks in the Pakistani provinces of Balochistan and Sindh.Read more »

10.10.2015

10 October 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has denounced today's terrorist bombings in Ankara, Turkey. “The Secretary-General condemns today's terrorist bombings in Ankara, Turkey. The attack during a peaceful gathering has reportedly claimed the lives of dozens or people and injured more than 126 others,”said a statement issued by his Spokesperson.Read more »

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Not Forgotten: Stories of Remembrance from Victims of Terrorism

International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism 2020
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United Nations Annual Memorial Service, 19 April 2018

In annual memorial, UN pays tribute to 140 fallen staff members
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