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Dangerous rhetoric, overconfidence, increase risk of conflic

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the Security Council on non-proliferation / DPRK. UN Photo/Manuel Elias 15 December 2017 United Natio…

UN chief stresses need to denuclearize Korean Peninsula, avo

14 December 2017 United Nations Secretary-General Antnio Guterres wrapped up a short visit to Tokyo on Thursday with an appeal to the Democratic Peop…

Not enough being done to shield civilians from violence in S

Michael Keating (second from right), the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, addresses journalists during a press…

Children not a ‘bargaining chip’ in tug of war between Syria

Jan Egeland, Special Advisor to the UN Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press during Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. Photo: Violaine Martin 7 Decembe…

From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactu

Cactus fruit. Photo: Tarquille.deviantart.com 30 November 2017 With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its imp…

'Long walk to freedom' unfinished for women, girls – Deputy

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed addresses an informal General Assembly meeting on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…

At UN, over $2 billion pledged to help hurricane-affected Ca

A woman walks in the street of Roseau, capital of Dominica, which is struggling to overcome the severe impact of two category 5 hurricanes which tor…

Security Council fails at fresh attempt to renew panel inves

Security Council votes on resolution on joint Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN panel, the Joint Investigative Mechanis…

UN envoy urges greater support for Rohingya victims of sexua

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Pramila Patten at a government health post in Konapara, Bangladesh, during a visit that als…

Bonn: UN climate conference recognizes the role of women in

Women and men members from a local community in Lesotho participate in consultations to develop district plans to address climate change impacts and…

‘Leave no stone unturned’ to secure aid funding for Central

The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has provided resources to address immediate needs in Central African Republic, but more is urgently ne…

Lebanon: Amid news of Prime Minister's resignation, UN chief

5 November 2017 – Concerned by the news that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has offered to resign, United Nations Secretary-General António Guter…