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  • UNAids is concerned about the increasing number of new HIV cases in Asia
  • Increasing Labor Productivity is Key To Reducing Poverty
  • Bollywood Stars Join UN Effort to Fight Human Trafficking

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  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
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    Ban Urging Sudan To Agree On Deployment Of U-AU Hybrid Mission

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is mobilizing all possible means to get the Sudanese government to agree on key issues so that the United Nations African Union hybrid mission can start deploying to Darfur.

    30 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

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  • Trinidad and Tobago says the story of the United Nations is too important not to be told">
  • Suriname calls for a strengthening of the global partnership to enable states to cut poverty in half by 2015
  • CARICOM States reiterate the importance of the work of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Trinidad and Tobago says the story of the United Nations is too important not to be told
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    Ban Says Breakthrough Needed In Bali As Critical First Step

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants next week’s UN conference on climate change to launch negotiations for a new accord to succeed Kyoto.

    30 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Much Reason To Be Hopeful For Peace Between Israelis And Palestinians: UN

    The international community has been urged move forward and play its part in bringing peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

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    More Than a Million Receiving Anti-Retroviral Treatment

    It’s World AIDS Day and more than one million people are receiving lifesaving anti-retroviral treatment through AIDS programmes supported by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

    30 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • A New Film Shines a Light on Human Trafficking
  • Upgrading the Role of African Women in Food Production
  • Meet Ariane, a Young Rwandan Entrepreneur
  • 30 Nov 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    UNHCR Says Thousands of Palestinians Living in Desperate Conditions on Iraq/Syria Border

    The recent deaths of two Palestinian refugee children from Iraq who died while awaiting resettlement in Syria, highlights the precarious situation of Palestinians fleeing the ongoing violence in Iraq, the UN refugee agency UNHCR reports.

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    Stigma against HIV-Positive People Remains Problem

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    UN Marks World AIDS Day

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    Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever is Confirmed in Uganda

    The Ministry of Health in Uganda has confirmed an outbreak of the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever which has killed approximately sixteen people in western part of the country.

    30 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    World Economic Growth Slowing Unemployment Rising: UN

    Economic growth and job growth are following the same trend and this has had a detrimental effect on societies.

    29 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Denmark Calls For Improved Country Coordination On HIV/AIDS

    We cannot have effective treatment, care and prevention of HIV/AIDS without strengthening the health care systems.

    29 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Calls For An End To Occupation of Palestinian Territories

    The process launched at Annapolis earlier this week must change the lives of Palestinians, and secure their freedom and independence.

    29 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    World’s Ability To Respond To Bird Flu Has Improved: Nabarro

    The capacity of the world to respond to bird flu has improved dramatically in the past two years and particularly in the last year.

    29 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Deaths From Measles In Africa Plunge 90 Per Cent

    Deaths from measles in Africa fell by more than 90 per cent over the past six years.

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    International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

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    UNFPA Says Spousal Abuse, Sexual Coercion and Compensation Marriage Among Top Five Underreported Stories Worldwide

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  • Head of UN Peacekeeping Says Sudan Creates Obstacle for Darfur Mission
  • Agriculture Agency Says Paying Farmers Can Protect the Environment
  • Poverty and Diseases Continue to Plague Africa
  • 29 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Head of UN Peacekeeping Says Sudan Creates Obstacle for Darfur Mission

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    Sudan Says It Has Done Everything To Fulfill Its Commitments To The UN

    Meanwhile, the representative of Sudan Ambassador Abdelmahood Mohamed says it is a habit of the UN organization to blame Sudan for any shortcomings.

    28 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Needs Active Support of Sudan To End Suffering in Darfur: Guehenno

    The Sudanese government is putting up numerous obstacles to the deployment of the UN African Union mission in Darfur.

    28 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    US Urges Burundi Party To Abstain From Violence And Return To Negotiating Table

    The United States says it is encouraged by the efforts of the president of Burundi to reach out to the political opposition which culminated in the allotment of several ministerial positions to opposition parties in November.

    28 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    CARICOM States Have Maintained Their High Rankings in the 2007/08 – UNDP Human Development Index

    Five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states have maintained their high rankings in the 2007/08 United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Index which was released Tuesday.

    28 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WFP Urges A Focus on Critical Connection of Hunger, Health And HIV/AIDS

    The UN food agency WFP has called for more attention to be paid to the connection between hunger and health which it says lies at the heart of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

    28 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Calls For More International Assistance For Refugees In Cameroon

    The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs OCHA is calling for more assistance for Central African Republic refugees in Cameroon.

    28 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNDP Human Development Report Hightlights Climate Change

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    UNDP Human Development Report Hightlights Climate Change

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    Quartet on MidEast peace process expresses support for Annapolis peace conference

    The Quartet on the Middle East Peace process made up of the United Nations, the European Union, Russia and the United States have expressed strong support for Tuesday’s Middle East peace conference taking place in Annapolis, Maryland.

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Urges A Start To Final Status Negotiations

    Meanwhile, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Middle East as a whole craves for peace.

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Mission Arrives In Timor Leste To Underscore Commitment To Country

    The top UN official in Timor Leste has welcomed a Security Council delegation to the country, describing the visit as an important expression of the international community’s commitment to the emerging nation.

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Climate Change Threatens To Reverse Human Development: UNDP

    A new report cautions the world to focus on the development impact of climate change that could bring unprecedented reversals in poverty reduction, nutrition, health and education.

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria Says Progress Made in Fight Against Malaria

    The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced some spectacular results in the fight against malaria.

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNDP Human Development Report Warns of Dire Consequences of Global Warming on the Poor

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Poverty and Diseases Interact in the Poverty Dilemma of Africa

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    News Update-UN Envoy for Darfur Warns of Impacts of Slow Progress

    There is continued reason to be concerned by the current security and humanitarian situation in Darfur which is clearly affecting the political process.

    27 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Envoy Urges Rebels in DRC To Lay Down Their Arms

    A senior United Nations official has called on armed groups in the North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC to lay down their arms and reintegrate into the regular army.

    26 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Reform Should Strengthen Role Of General Assembly: Non-Aligned Movement

    The Non-Aligned Movement has reiterated that the work of the UN General Assembly must be guided by the principles of democracy, transparency and accountability achieved through consultations.

    26 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO To Meet MDG of Reducing The Number of Hungry People: Diouf

    The head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO has identified a number of global challenges confronting the organization.

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    UN Envoy Seeks Vietnam’s Help in Dealing With Myanmar

    The UN special envoy to Myanmar has expressed concern over new reports of arrests of opposition leaders in the country.

    26 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNFPA Calls For Pogrammes To Address Violence Against Women

    Violence against women continues in every part of the world limiting social and economic progress and harming families and communities.

    26 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNIFEM “Say No to Violence Against Women” Campaign

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    FAO Report Recommends Payments To Farmers For Environmental Services

    26 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • Barbados believes that a reformed United Nations Security Council should have an increase in membership in both the permanent and non-permanent categories.
  • Bahamas welcomed the council’s increased activities geared towards bringing a resolution to a number of conflicts and post-conflict situations, particularly in Africa.
  • Jamaica called on member states to show greater flexibility to curtail the continuous cycle of consultations and the placing of the issue on successive agendas of the General Assembly as had been done over the past 14 years.
  • 23 Nov 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    UN Refugee Agency Cautions about Return of Iraqi Refugees

    The United Nations refugee agency has sounded a note of caution amid reports that Iraqi refugees are returning home.

    23 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR is Concerned About 26 Somalis Detained at Airport in Nairobi

    The United Nations refugee agency is concerned about another group of refugees:more than two dozen Somalis being detained at the Jomo Kenyata Airport in Nairobi.

    23 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Food Program Plans to Keep Feeding Bangladesh Cyclone Victims

    The world food program plans to continue feeding the victims of the Bangladesh cyclone for at least the next three months.

    23 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Sunday marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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    Committee Against Torture Wraps Up Its Latest Session

    The United Nations committee against torture is calling for greater effort by state and non-state actors to eliminate torture.

    23 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Refugee Agency Concerned About Reports of Iraqis Returning Home

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    Bollywood Stars Join UN Effort to Fight Human Trafficking

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    Secretary-General Welcomes Appointment of New Prime Minister Somalia

    United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the appointment of a new Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia.

    23 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    The Power of Forgiveness‘">Documentary Filmmaker Explores ‘The Power of Forgiveness

    22 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Messenger of Peace">Virtuoso Violinist Midori Appointed as a UN Messenger of Peace

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    Atomic Energy Agency Continues Investigations Into Iran’s Nuclear Programme

    The International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA) is calling for more cooperation from Iran as it continues to verify the country’s nuclear activities.

    22 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • Allegations Persist About Alleged Attempt to Abduct Chadian Children
  • UN and Liberian Government Launch Campaign against Crime
  • World Bank Initiative Helps Young Entrepreneurs in Rwanda
  • 21 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Mid-East Peace Conference in Annapolis

    Against the backdrop of next Monday’s Mid-East Peace Conference in Annapolis Maryland, just outside Washington DC, the Permanent Observer for Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, says Arab foreign ministers along with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are meeting to decide how to proceed.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Fighting Resumes in Democratic Republic of Congo

    An estimated 10-thousand people who fled fighting between militias and government troops in the Ituri district of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, have started receiving relief from UN humanitarian organizations.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    World Food Program Feeds Bangladesh Victims

    The World Food Program says the long term needs of victims of last week’s cyclone in Bangladesh are immense.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Sanitation

    An estimated 42-thousand people die every week from diseases related to a lack of adequate sanitation.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary General and Ambassadors Night Out on Town

    Taking a break from the UN, the Secretary General and several Ambassadors went to the Knicks basketball game last night.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Third High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development External Debt

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    UN Expert Urges Continued Engagement in Somalia

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  • UN Calling Asia producer experiences a cyclone
  • Asian region plays host to an important climate change meeting
  • How close is Asia to meeting the Millennium Development Goals?

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  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
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  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 21 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    UN Wants Genuine Myanmar Reforms

    The UN human rights envoy Paulo Sergio Pinheiro has renewed his call to the international community to continue pressuring the Myanmar government to institute genuine reforms.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    International Criminal Court Challenges

    Arresting suspects and outside interference are the two of the main issues facing the International Criminal Court according to Deputy Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    2008 Marks the UN International Year of Sanitation

    With 2.6 billion people living without access to toilet facilities, the UN is designating 2008 the international year of sanitation.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN World AIDS Day Theme is Leadership

    The theme of this years World AIDS Day is leadership.

    21 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Curbing Human Trafficking

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Protecting Civilians in Armed Conflict

    The UN Security Council has been discussing how to protect civilians in armed conflict.

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Many Victims of Cyclone in Bangladesh are Children

    The United Nations children’s agency says that many of the victims of the cyclone that hit Bangladesh are children.

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WHO on Influenza Pandemic

    Member states of the world health organization are meeting in Geneva to try and develop a workable formula, which will promote greater accessibility to influenza vaccines and the sharing of influenza vaccines for research purposes. Patrick Maigua reports from Geneva.

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    HIV Rates Drop

    HIV is on the decline according to a report from UNAids.

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Business Mentoring for Young African Entrepreneurs

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Number of Displaced People in Somalia Reaches One Million

    The number of people displaced by conflict in Somalia has reached one million.

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    High Commissioner Concerned about Afghanistan

    A top UN official is voicing disappointment at the lack of progress in implementing a plan for peace, reconciliation and justice in Afghanistan.

    20 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    New report tells of global impacts of climate change

    The earth’s climate is warming at a quickening pace with major implications for mankind.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Bali conference ‘very critical’: Ban

    Meanwhile, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says with this latest report, the stage is now set for the United Nations climate change conference which gets underway in two weeks in Bali.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Humanitarian agencies mobilize to help Bangladesh

    Humanitarian agencies are rushing against time to reach survivors of the devastating cyclone which struck southern Bangladesh on Thursday, leaving a trail of death and destruction.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNRWA warns of budget deficit

    The UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has warned that it will fall short of reaching its nearly $500 million budget to help Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and refugee camps in Lebanon.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WMO Secretary-General Says IPCC Report is Key to December Bali Negotiations on Climate Change"> WMO Secretary-General Says IPCC Report is Key to December Bali Negotiations on Climate Change

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Radio Producer Weathers the Cyclone in Bangladesh

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Security Council Assesses Somalia before sending peacekeepers

    The UN Security Council is considering sending a peacekeeping force to Somalia, but it first wants to assess the situation there.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council is looking at sending a peacekeeping force to Somalia

    The UN Security Council is looking at sending a peacekeeping force to Somalia

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Lebanon to hold Presidential Elections

    With the deadline approaching for Lebanon to hold presidential elections, the UN Secretary General says he’s concerned the country has not been able to agree on a consensus candidate.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Secretary General says now is the time to act to stop global warming

    The UN Secretary General says now is the time to act to stop global warming and is challenging member states to step up to the plate.

    19 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • Cuba warns of continuing violations of international law
  • The president of the General Assembly urges cooperation in the partnership on financing for development
  • St.Vincent and the Grenadines calls for a commitment to improve the lot billions of people worldwide
  • 16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    UN Committee Approves Resolution on a Moratorium on Death Penalty

    A UN committee dealing with social and humanitarian issues has passed a resolution calling for a moratorium on executions, with the aim of eventually ending the practice.

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Myanmar Says 14 People Killed in Crackdown in Yangon

    A UN human rights envoy says the government of Myanmar has acknowledged that 14 people died in Yangon during the crackdown on protests in October.

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WHO Investigating Mysterious Illness in Angola

    Health officials are investigating a “mystery illness” that has affected almost 400 people in an area north of Angola’s capital Luanda.

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Humanitarian Official Appeals for Assistance for Central African Republic

    The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic, Toby Lanzer, is urging the international community to sustain assistance to one of the poorest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    The United States Pushes for Tougher Sanctions against Iran as Member States Review the Latest UN Nuclear Report on the Country

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Hopes Rise for Peace in Northern Uganda

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Security Council enlargement
  • A message of peace from renowned musician, Midori

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  • The UN Envoy for Myanmar calls on the government to immediately begin dialogue with the opposition
  • Japan makes the case for Security Council enlargement
  • A message of peace from renowned musician, Midori

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  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 16 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

  • How a group of former child soldiers from Uganda is making waves in New York City
  • Marginalized women fight for the right to healthcare
  • A group of Arab and Israeli women who are working together to bring peace to the Middle East
  • 16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    UNIFIL To Stay In Lebanon As Long As Necessary: SG Ban

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the UNIFIL will stay in Lebanon as long as necessary and that the international community stands fully behind the Mission and its mandate.

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Kosovo Electorate Urged To Vote In Saturday’s Elections

    The top UN official in Kosovo is urging the electorate to go out to the polls for Saturday’s election.

    16 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Darfur Peacekeeping Mission Could Fail if issues are Not Resolved Shortly

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Internet Governance Ends in Rio de Janeiro">Meeting on Internet Governance Ends in Rio de Janeiro

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • Hopes Rise for Peace in Northern Uganda
  • UN Experts Prepare to Assess Oil-Affected Sites in Nigeria’s Ogoniland
  • Africa Wants at Least Two Seats with all Powers in Security Council
  • 15 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    UN Peacekeeping Chief Warns Darfur Force Lacks Critical Equipment

    The top UN peacekeeping official says a joint UN-African Union peacekeeping force will not be ready to take over in Darfur in early 2008 unless troop contributing countries offer critical equipment and Sudan clarifies its position on accepting units from outside Africa.

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN/African Union Mediators Urge Darfur Factions to Agree on a Common Position

    Envoys from the United Nations and the African Union have urged the Darfur factions to reach a common position in the hope of having direct talks with the Sudanese government next month in Libya.

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban in Lebanon to Urge Unity for Presidential Elections

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Beirut, Lebanon, meeting with political leaders to try and persuade them to end the bitter struggle threatening to derail presidential elections.

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO Recommends Payment to Farmers Who Protect the Environment

    Farmers should receive financial incentives for environmentally sound practices including carbon storage, flood control, clean water provision and biodiversity conservation.

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Climate Change Chief Warns against Failure at Bali Meeting

    The UN’s top climate change official is warning that the world will be in deep trouble if the Bali meeting on reducing global emissions fails.

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    US Ambassador Warns China Not To Block Sanctions Against Iran

    The United States representative to the UN Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has warned that diplomatic efforts dealing with Iran’s uranium enrichment programme could fail without China's cooperation.

    15 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Envoy Reports on Latest Mission to Myanmar

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    World Diabetes Day Observed 14 November">First UN World Diabetes Day Observed 14 November

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Envoy Says Myanmar Needs To Do More for Dialogue

    UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari says Myanmar has taken “initial positive steps” since his last visit.

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Hopes for Speedy Conclusion of Peace Process in Northern Uganda

    The UN Security Council has reiterated its view that those responsible for serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law be brought to justice.

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Africa’s Economic Climate Improving: World Bank

    Many African economies appear to have turned the corner and may be moving to a path of faster and steadier economic growth needed to reduce high levels of poverty.

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Children and Adolescents Are the Focus on First World Diabetes Day

    The World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation have called on governments to take measure to fight diabetes.

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Special Envoy for Children Condemns Attempt to Fly Children Out of Chad

    The special representative for children and armed conflict has called for “a thorough investigation of the case in which a French non-governmental organization “l’Arche de Zoe” was attempting to fly more than 100 children out of Chad.

    14 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Landmine Monitor Report Shows Several Countries Will Not Meet De-mining Deadline">Latest Landmine Monitor Report Shows Several Countries Will Not Meet De-mining Deadline

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Security Council Reform">Security Council Reform

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    More Than 150,000 Flee Mogadishu: UNHCR

    More than 170,000 people have fled Somalia’s capital Mogadishu over the past two weeks amid heavy fighting.

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Africa Calls for Greater Representation on Security Council

    Africa is not adequately represented on the UN Security Council.

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Uganda Peace Process on Track: Chissano

    The peace process in Uganda is right on track.

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Study Shows HIV Work Place Programmes Outweigh Costs

    A new study shows that the benefits of HIV work place programmes far outweigh the costs.

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Assists Sudan In Fight Against Rift Valley Fever

    The UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO has sent a senior animal health expert to Sudan to assist the East African country fight an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever.

    13 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    The Benefits to the Global Economy of Bridging the Digital Divide

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Human Rights Expert Visits Myanmar

    United Nations human rights expert on Myanmar, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro (pictured), today held consultations with senior officials and visited two monasteries involved in the recent demonstrations in Myanmar.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Internet Governance Meeting Opens in Rio de Janeiro

    The second meeting of the Internet Governance Forum opened in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNEP Chief Calls for Agreement to Tackle Mercury Pollution

    The head of the United Nations Environment Programme, Achim Steiner, has called on governments to accelerate their efforts to produce an international agreement to curb the poisonous heavy metal mercury.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General’s Envoy Starts His Work in Baghdad

    The new Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Staffan de Mistura (pictured), has assumed his responsibilities in Iraq.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Over A Dozen Countries Won’t Clear Landmines, Says Latest Report

    The Landmine Monitor Report, launched today by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research today says that not all states will be able to meet the deadline of removing these weapons by 2010 as stipulated by the 1997 treaty banning landmines. Patrick Maigua reports from Geneva.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Africa Remains at Top of Security Council Agenda in 2006/2007

    The President of the Security Council, Ambassador Marty Natalegawa, has today told the General Assembly that developments in Africa have been extensively discussed throughout the year in the Council.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    General Assembly Takes Up Reform of the UN Security Council

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Secretary-General Says Status Quo Is Not Sustainable in Myanmar

    United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has reiterated that the return to the status quo that existed before the current crisis in Myanmar is not sustainable.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Ki-moon Commends DR Congo-Rwanda Deal to Disarm Militias

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the governments of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda for agreeing a plan to disarm armed militias in the eastern part of the Congo.

    12 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    CARICOM pursues prudent macro-economic policies to ease some of the challenges it faces
  • CARICOM concerned about violence against children worldwide
  • Jamaica says it uses a multi-sectoral approach by government and a host of non-governmental agencies in the advancement of women">
  • CARICOM pursues prudent macro-economic policies to ease some of the challenges it faces
  • CARICOM concerned about violence against children worldwide
  • Jamaica says it uses a multi-sectoral approach by government and a host of non-governmental agencies in the advancement of women
  • 9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    United Nations Secretary-General Continues Trip to Central America

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon began a trip to Antarctica on Friday, to see the effects of climate change on melting glaciers.

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR and Partners Intensify Efforts to Fight Cholera North Kivu

    The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners have stepped up efforts to curb the spread of cholera in the troubled North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Situation Remains Precarious for Palestinians Trapped at Iraq-Syria Border

    The situation in the Palestinian camps at the border between Iraq and Syria remains very precarious for close to 2,000 Palestinians trapped there.

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Agency to Discuss Role of Corporations in Developing Countries

    The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development has invited social science scholars from 20 countries to meet in Geneva to discuss the role of corporations in developing countries.

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Visits Darfur

    The Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Craig Johnstone, was visiting the troubled Darfur region of Sudan on Friday as part of his mission to review the United Nations refugee agency’s activities to help refugees and internally displaced people in Sudan.

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    IOM and Partners Return Children to Their Parents in Nicaragua

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its partners have helped a group of five Nicaraguan children intercepted in El Salvador on their way to the United States to return to their parents and relatives in Nicaragua.

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Labels Private Security Forces Operating in War Zones Mercenaries

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Scientist Hopes Possible Underground Lake in Darfur Will Ease Conflict

    9 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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  • The situation in Pakistan continues to be a source of concern for the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
  • Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, Ibrahim Gamari wraps up his latest mission to Myanmar with a public statement read on behalf pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi expressing her willingness to work cooperate with that country’s authorities.

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  • Second Phase of Process to Resolve Darfur Crisis Continue
  • Somalis Displaced by Conflict Continue to Live in Hard Conditions
  • Young Kenyan Woman Campaigns for Women to Get Treatment for Fistula
  • 8 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    WHO Working to Control Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever in Sudan

    The World Health Organisation says an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever in Sudan has killed 84 people over the last month.

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WFP Chief to Visit West Africa to Highlight “Silent Emergencies”

    The head of the UN food agency – WFP will visit West Africa next week to spotlight the “silent emergencies” gripping the region.

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Human Rights Commissioner Concerned About State of Emergency in Georgia

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over the situation in Georgia where a state of emergency has been imposed.

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Weak Judicial System and Large Numbers of Internally Displaced People Among Challenges Facing Timor Leste: UNMIT

    Despite its citizens enjoying a wide range of freedoms, the island nation of Timor Leste faces numerous challenges including a high number of displaced people and a weak justice system.

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Drug Users, Sex Workers and Women Living with HIV/AIDS Defend their Rights

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    The UN’s Top Aid Official for Palestinian Refugees says Israel’s Blockade of Gaza Causes Undue Hardship and Fuels Extremists

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Secretary-General Praises the Government of Chad for Efforts to Help 103 Abducted Children

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he supports ongoing efforts by the government of Chad to address the immediate needs of more than 100 African children who were nearly abducted out of the country.

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Human Rights Experts Concerned Over State of Emergency in Pakistan

    Several independent experts on human rights have added their voice of concern over the declaration of a state of emergency in Pakistan.

    8 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Reiterates Deep Concern Over Developments In Pakistan

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his deep concern over the imposition of emergency rule in Pakistan.

    7 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Darfur Rebels Urged to Unite to Negotiate Peace

    Sudan’s Vice-President says unity among the many rebel groups is key to ending the conflict in Darfur.

    7 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Gambari Warns Myanmar Against Return to Status Quo

    UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari has warned Myanmar’s government that a return to the status quo before the recent crisis would not be sustainable.~

    7 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Recognizes Importance of Regional Organizations in Prevention of Conflicts

    The UN Security Council has recognized the important role of regional and sub-regional organizations in the prevention, management and resolution of regional conflicts.

    7 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Concerned About Troop Build-Up Along Ethiopia-Eritrea Border

    A new report has warned that the continued stalemate in efforts to demarcate the disputed border between Ethiopia and Eritrea, the tension between the two countries and the military build-up along the border area are matters of serious concern.

    7 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

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    Efforts Continue to Get All Factions to Participate in Talks on Darfur

    7 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Envoy Holds “Frank And Extensive Exchanges” With Myanmar Authorities

    UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari on Tuesday held what’s been described as “frank and extensive exchanges on all issues” with senior government officials in Myanmar’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Expert on Human Rights Welcomes Invitation to Visit Myanmar

    The United Nations independent expert on human rights in Myanmar, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, has welcomed an invitation by the authorities to visit the country starting on Sunday.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Committed To Helping Regional Organizations Prevent Conflict: Ban

    The United Nations is committed to help build up the capacity of regional and sub-regional organizations to undertake conflict prevention, peace-making and peacekeeping tasks in their respective regions.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Working Group Says Private Security Firms Engage in Mercenary Activity

    A number of private security companies operating in zones of armed conflict are engaged in new forms of mercenary activity.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    IOM Appeals for $250,000 to Help Storm Victims in Dominican Republic

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has appealed for $250,000 from the United Nations Emergency Reponse Fund to provide immediate assistance to the people affected by Tropical Storm Noël in the Dominican Republic.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Newly Displaced Somalis Continue to Live in Harsh Conditions

    The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says that thousands of newly displaced Somalis are living in extremely harsh conditions in Afgooye, a small town west of the capital, Mogadishu.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    The UN Security Council Stresses Free and Fair Elections in Lebanon

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Former Ugandan Child Soldiers Are Recognized by Glamour Magazine

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    News Update-Security Council Team to Visit Timor Leste

    The UN Security Council is sending a team on a week-long mission to Timor Leste later this month to underscore its commitment to the country’s sovereignty and long-term stability.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    News Update-Secretary-General Condemns Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

    The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the suicide bombing which killed 40 people including five lawmakers and injuring a larger number of people in northern Afghanistan.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    News Update-Ban Concerned About Lack of Progress in Myanmar Mission

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he’s concerned about the lack of progress in the current mission of special envoy to Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari.

    6 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • Eclampsia: an Overlooked Cause of Maternal Deaths
  • Save the Mothers Programme Trains Advocates for Reducing Maternal Mortality
  • UN Human Rights Expert Reports on Sexual Violence against Women in the DRC
  • 5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    UN Human Rights Chief is Alarmed by State of Emergency in Pakistan

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour has voiced alarm at the imposition of a state of emergency in Pakistan.

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Envoy Returns to Myanmar to Promote National Reconciliation

    The United Nations envoy to Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, has returned to Myanmar to continue his efforts to promote democratization and national reconciliation in the South-Asian country.

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Health Agency Say Drug Innovation Must Also Benefit the Poor

    The World Health Organization today opened a week-long conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on a global strategy to ensure that poor populations have better access to health care.

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNRWA Welcomes Doubled Contribution by United Arab Emirates

    The United Nations Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) has welcomed the news that the United Arab Emirates will double its contributions to the agency from half a million to one million dollars next year.

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Missing Crew Member of UN Helicopter Crash is Confirmed Dead

    A third member of the crew of a United Nations helicopter which crashed in Liberia on Friday has been confirmed dead.

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Special Rapporteur on What Needs to be Done to Help Somalia

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    The UN Human Rights Chief Expresses Alarm Over Pakistan State of Emergency

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    News Update:Secretary-General Ban Concerned by Taliban Attempts to Take Over Districts in Afghanistan

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed concern about attempts by Taliban extremists to take control of some districts in Afghanistan.

    5 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly to demand an end to the American trade embargo against Cuba. “The embargo imposed against Cuba is an anachronism and serves no useful purpose in the 21st century”
  • Suriname says humanity continues to live in insecurity as a result of nuclear weapons. “We live in a world with constant reminders of the dangers of a nuclear catastrophe”
  • Caricom countries express frustration over the lack of progress in stopping the illicit spread of small arms and light weapons.”CARICOM countries are not arms producers, nor do we trade in arms floods”
  • 2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    Secretary-General “Disappointed” By Government Demand for UN Official to Leave Myanmar

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed disappointment over a message from the Myanmar government concerning the top UN official in the country.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Closure of Crossings into Gaza and Reduction in Fuel Supply Continue to Impact Palestinians

    The closure of crossings into Gaza continue to affect Palestinians, roughly two-thirds of whom are now living in poverty, according to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees known as UNRWA.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Sri Lankan Peacekeepers in Haiti Accused of Sexual Exploitation: MINUSTAH

    The UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti(MINUSTAH)says it has received allegations of incidents of sexual exploitation and abuse by members of its Sri Lankan Battalion, stationed in a number of locations in the country.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Tropical Storm Noel Wreaks Havoc in the Caribbean

    UN disaster and relief experts are assessing the damage from Tropical Storm Noel which has left more than 100 people dead and thousands homeless across the Caribbean.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Nearly 400,000 Afghans Voluntarily Repatriated by UNHCR This Year

    Nearly 400-thousand Afghan refugees were repatriated from Pakistan this year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reports.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Human Rights Expert Reports on Rampant Sexual Violence Against Women in the DRC

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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    MDG Monitor to help countries keep track of progress on achieving the Millennium Development Goals
  • And Asia takes stock of how it is addressing the problems of ageing

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  • UN Secretary-General launches MDG Monitor to help countries keep track of progress on achieving the Millennium Development Goals
  • And Asia takes stock of how it is addressing the problems of ageing

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    UN Mission in Liberia Investigates Helicopter Crash Which Killed Two People

    Two people are dead and another missing following the crash of a UN helicopter in Liberia on Friday.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Secretary-General in Turkey for Regional Meeting on Iraq

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in the Turkish capital, Istanbul, to attend a high-level meeting on Iraq.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Human Rights Committee Concerned Over Reports of Torture in Libya

    The UN Human Rights Committee expressed concern Friday about continuing reports of torture in Libya and lack of information from the country on the prosecution of these cases.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Encouraged by LRA Delegation Visit to Ugandan Capital

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he is encouraged by the official visit of a delegation of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

    2 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Agencies Identify Children Who Were Almost Flown out of Chad

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Agencies Identify Children Who Were Almost Flown out of Chad

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    UN Agencies Identify Children Who Were Almost Flown out of Chad

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    Three Death Row Survivors Call For Global Moratorium on Execution

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN and Other Agencies in Chad Working to Help 103 “Orphans” Allegedly Abducted by French NGO

    More than 100 African children who were allegedly abducted by a French NGO are currently in an orphanage in Chad as UN and other authorities work to determine their status.

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Thousands Flee Mogadishu in the Wake of Weekend Fighting: UNHCR

    The latest outbreak of fighting in Mogadishu has resulted in almost 90,000 people fleeing the Somali capital.

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Business Leaders at UN Headquarters for UN Global Compact Meeting

    How do you prevent companies from becoming complicit, when working in countries that are guilty of human rights violations?

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    General Assembly Adopts Resolution in Support of Korean Reunification

    The UN General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution in support of peace and reconciliation on the Korean peninsula.

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Peacekeepers Help Thousands of Haitians Affected by Tropical Storm

    Peacekeepers from the UN mission in Haiti have helped to evacuate people affected by a recent tropical storm which killed 18 and left thousands homeless.

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • UN and AU Envoys Press Ahead with Darfur Peace Process in Sirte, Libya
  • UN Agencies Identify Children Who Were Almost Flown out of Chad
  • Africa Promotes Growth of Information and Communication Technologies
  • 1 Nov 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    New Website Launched to Monitor Progress on the Millennium Development Goals

    An online tool to monitor global progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was launched at UN Headquarters on Wednesday.

    1 Nov 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

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