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Joint UN / AU Mission Takes Over Mission in Darfur

The joint United Nations / African Union Mission in Darfur, UNAMID, has taken over from African Union peacekeepers in the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.

31 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UN Secretary-General Calls For Quick Deployment of UNAMID Forces

In his message to mark the transfer of authority to UNAMID, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a swift deployment of peacekeepers.

31 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Outgoing UN Envoy in Afghanistan Is Concerned About Detention of Staff

The outgoing head of the UN mission in Afghanistan, Tom Koenigs, has expressed concern that a consultant working for the United Nations is still in jail in the country.

31 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Head of UN Department of Public Information Says UN Super Hero is to Reach Thousands of Children

The head of the Department of Public Information, Kiyotaka Akasaka says that a comic book featuring a United Nations super hero will reach thousands of children around the world.~

31 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Human Rights Chief Concerned About Violence in Kenya

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, has expressed deep concern about continued violence following election results in Kenya.

31 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

United Nations/African Union Hybrid Force Takes Over Peacekeeping in Darfur

31 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Nobel Laureate Urges World to Wake up to the Reality of Climate Change

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Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • Benazir Bhutto remembered. The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council strongly condemns the assassination of Pakistan’s first female Prime Minister and calls for the perpetrators to be brought to justice
  • New case of bird flu in a young Vietnamese boy again raises the need for precautions to be taken particularly by those in the poultry business
  • Indonesia battles a new natural disaster as the world marks the third anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 28 Dec 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    UN Says Malnutrition Rates have Increased in Darfur

    A recent study conducted by the United Nations and the government of Sudan has found malnutrition rates increasing among the people in Darfur.

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

    Japan Helps UNICEF Build Schools in Angola

    The United Nations Children’s Fund and the government of Japan have signed signed an agreement for nearly $9 million to build schools in the Luanda and Benguela provinces of Angola.

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

    WFP Says it Received Help from a Caring World in 2007

    The growing problem of hunger has inspired new, creative efforts to galvanize more support to feed a hungry planet.

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

    Secretary-General Declares Nepal Eligible for Peacebuilding Funds

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared Nepal eligible to receive assistance from the UN Peacebuilding Fund, established a year ago to help countries emerging from conflict consolidate their gains and not lapse back into war.

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

    UN Mission Concerned about Firing Incident on Ethiopia-Eritrea Border

    The UN force monitoring the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea has expressed concern over gunshots fired from within the buffer zone.

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

    More Reaction to the Assassination of Benazir Bhutto

    28 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Reflects on His First Year in Office

    28 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • Some Women’s Groups are Demanding Gender Be Taken into Account in the Climate Change Debate
  • Sexual Assault of Young Girls in Haiti
  • Using Photography to Change a Woman’s Life
  • 28 Dec 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

  • We take a look back at some of the major developments at the United Nations during 2007 that were of special interest to the Caribbean.
  • Our top story for the year is the successful outcome of the UN Conference on Climate Change held in Bali, Indonesia early December.
  • The UN General Assembly held a solemn ceremony to mark the 200th anniversary of the end of the trans Atlantic slave trade which claimed the lives of untold millions of Africans and shaped the complex history of Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas.
  • 28 Dec 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    NEW YEAR BABY: A TALE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE, LOVE, AND FORGIVENESS
  • As observance of the 60th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights begins, this programme explores one Cambodian family’s first hand experience of human rights abuse living under the Pol Pot regime. The film produced by the youngest member, Socheata, which means “the lucky one,” shares the family’s exploration of the past, 25 years after leaving Cambodia. Socheata is anxious to find out more about the life the family has left behind in Cambodia and takes a trip with her parents and her brother to the killing fields where it all began. She finds out interesting things about her family and how Khmer Rouge regime has affected their lives.">
  • NEW YEAR BABY: A TALE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE, LOVE, AND FORGIVENESS
  • As observance of the 60th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights begins, this programme explores one Cambodian family’s first hand experience of human rights abuse living under the Pol Pot regime. The film produced by the youngest member, Socheata, which means “the lucky one,” shares the family’s exploration of the past, 25 years after leaving Cambodia. Socheata is anxious to find out more about the life the family has left behind in Cambodia and takes a trip with her parents and her brother to the killing fields where it all began. She finds out interesting things about her family and how Khmer Rouge regime has affected their lives.
  • 28 Dec 2007 | Posted in Perspective | Read More »

    UN Secretary-General Condemns Assassination of Benazir Bhutto

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today’s killing of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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

    UN Official Leaves Afghanistan on Government’s Request

    A top UN political adviser has left Afghanistan following the government’s request that he leave the country.

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

    UN Agencies Assist Indonesia Following Deadly Landslides in Java

    UN agencies have deployed staff to Indonesia where recent landslides have killed more than 60 people.

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

    Two People Die of Bird Flu in Egypt and Vietnam

    Two people have died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu in Egypt and Vietnam.

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

    UN Humanitarian Office Expresses Concern Over Gaza Strip

    The UN Humanitarian Office is sounding the alarm for over one million Palestinians in Gaza.

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

    Latest Report on Gaza Shows Impact of Isolation

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

    UN Working to Stop Illegal Organ Trafficking

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

  • African Ambassadors’ Wives Help Sisters Back Home
  • Health Project Helps Remote village in Burundi
  • Children Take Over Airwaves of UNMIL Radio in Liberia
  • 27 Dec 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Pakistan Condemns Assassination of Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

    A senior Pakistani diplomat says it’s too early to determine who was responsible for the assassination of prominent politician Benazir Bhutto.

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

    Security Council Holds Emergency Session Following Bhutto Assassination

    As mentioned, the Security Council held an emergency session following the announcement that Mrs. Bhutto had been killed.~

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

    Secretary-General Welcomes Agreement Concerning Elections in Nepal

    The Secretary-General has welcomed an agreement paving the way for elections in Nepal.

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

    Afghan Government Requests UN Staff Member to Leave the Country

    The UN is continuing talks with the Afghan officials following the government’s request that a staff member at the UN mission there leave the country.

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

    UN Representative in Somalia Appeals for Release of Abducted Aid Workers

    The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia has called for the release of two humanitarian workers who were abducted on Wednesday.

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

    UNICEF Reports on Progress and Challenges Three Years After Tsunami

    Communities hit by the deadly Indian Ocean tsunami three years ago today are making progress in several areas, including health, nutrition, and provision of water and sanitation, according to the UN children’s agency UNICEF.

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

    UN and EU Officials expelled from Afghanistan; UN calls it Misunderstanding

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

    Former Child Prostitute Helps Victims of Sex Trafficking

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

    Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System Gets an Upgrade

    Meanwhile, it's been three years since the deadly tsunami which killed more than 200-thousand people.

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

    Trust Fund Set Up to Help Protect Thousands of Refugees in Chad and CAR

    A trust fund in support of the UN Mission in Chad and the Central African Republic will assist hundreds of thousands of people endangered by the spillover of violence from Sudan’s Darfur region.

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

    Deepak Chopra on Creating Peace in the World

    25 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Visitors to the UN Reflect on What They are Grateful For

    25 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    General Assembly $4.17 billion budget for 2008-2009

    The UN General Assembly on Saturday morning approved a two-year $4.17 billion dollar budget for the organization.

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Urges Greater Sense of Compromise in Cause of Multilateralism

    Meanwhile, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed regret that the budget was not adopted by consensus, “marking a break with tradition after 20 years.”

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Paris Donor Conference a Strong Signal of Support for Palestinian People: Security Council

    The UN Security Council has described last week’s international donors' conference in Paris as “a strong international signal of support to the Palestinian people.”

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Statement “a step in the right direction”:Palestinian Observer

    Meanwhile, the Palestinian UN Observer Riyad Mansour said “although the statement did not reflect all the elements” the Palestinians wanted, it was “a step in the right direction.”

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    World Health Organization Says Type 1 Polio Could Be Eradicated in 2008

    Type 1 polio could become history next year. That according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Raising Autism Awareness Worldwide

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN General Assembly Approves a New Budget

    24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • A politician addresses the high maternal mortality rate in Afghanistan
  • An American filmmaker whose first documentary film honours her Cambodian refugee parents
  • African women in New York raise money to help women and girls back home
  • 24 Dec 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    General Assembly adopts a resolution calling for a moratorium on executions
  • Antigua and Barbuda says Caribbean States have the right to retain the death penalty
  • Barbados says it has not carried out an execution in close to a quarter century
  • Caribbean States join in a consensus deal to fight the effects of global warming">
  • The UN General Assembly adopts a resolution calling for a moratorium on executions
  • Antigua and Barbuda says Caribbean States have the right to retain the death penalty
  • Barbados says it has not carried out an execution in close to a quarter century
  • Caribbean States join in a consensus deal to fight the effects of global warming
  • 21 Dec 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    Next Few Months Critical for MidEast Peace Process: Pascoe

    The goal in the weeks and months ahead must be to generate real momentum on all aspects of the Middle East peace process.

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

    Picture for Iraqi Children a Bleak One: UNICEF

    The situation for children in Iraq remains bleak.

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

    UN Security Council demands armed groups in eastern DRC lay down their arms

    The UN Security Council has demanded that militias and armed groups in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo lay down their arms and engage voluntarily, without further delay or pre-conditions in their demobilization, repatriation, resettlement and reintegration.

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

    Secretary-General Ban Condemns Suicide Attack on Mosque in Pakistan

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack on a mosque in Pakistan.

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

    Human to Human Transmission of Bird Flu Not Ruled Out in Pakistan: WHO

    The World Health Organisation says human to human transmission of the bird flu virus still remains rare, but cannot rule out that recent cases of the disease in Pakistan was a result of human to human transmission.

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

    Impasses on Future Status of Kosovo Continues

    21 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Women’s Groups Want Gender Equity Included in Climate Change Framework

    21 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • Head of UN Peacekeeping Operations says Timor Leste now needs to look more at its future, in particular employment opportunities for its young people,
  • WHO expert warns controlling bird flu virus in animal populations is critical to stopping the spread of disease to humans in light of new cases in Asia
  • Socheata Poeuv, an American filmmaker in her first documentary film takes a personal look at effects of the Khmer Rouge regime on her family

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 21 Dec 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    Ways to Give this Holiday Season

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

    Cambodian-American Filmmaker Tells Her Family’s Story of Survival and Forgiveness

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

    Security Council Deadlocked Over Future Status of Kosovo

    The Security Council remains deadlocked on the future status of Kosovo.

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

    General Assembly Working Group Adopts Strategy to Assist Victims of Sexual Abuse by UN Personnel

    A General Assembly Working Group has adopted a strategy to assist victims of sexual abuse and exploitation at the hands of UN personnel.

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

    Global Postal Authority Says Children Send 6 Million Letters to Santa

    And on a lighter note: If you think letter writing is dead, think again.~

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

    Iraq Asks for Last Mandate of Multinational Force

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

    UN Climate Change Secretariat Details the Next Steps on the Bali Roadmap

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

    Security Council Renews Mandate of Multinational Force In Iraq

    The UN Security Council voted Tuesday to extend the mandate of the US-led multinational force in Iraq for one year until December 31 2008.

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

    Tangible Progress Made in Improving Working Methods of General Assembly

    There’s been tangible progress in improving the working methods of the General Assembly which has made it very dynamic and vital.

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

    Success of MDG Africa Initiative Rests On Governments Willingness To Sustain Ownership of Development Goals: DSG

    Despite strong economic growth and stability, progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in sub-Saharan Africa remains too slow at the mid-point to 2015.

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

    General Assembly Calls For Moratorium On Death Penalty

    The UN General Assembly has passed a non-binding resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty with a view to abolishing executions.

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

    Ban Urges UN Staff To Honor The Memory of Fallen Colleagues

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on United Nations staff to honor the memory of their fallen colleagues killed in the suicide bombing of the UN building in Algiers by redoubling our efforts for peace and security, development and human rights around the world.

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

  • UN Envoy Says Situation is Getting Worse in Somalia
  • Kenyan Child Delegate Says Children Want Quality Education
  • African Migrants in Search of Better Life Continue to Suffer
  • 19 Dec 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Security Council Fails to Break Kosovo Stalemate

    The UN Security Council failed to reach any specific conclusion to break the impasse over Kosovo.

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

    IOM Plans Research in The Trafficking of Men For Labour Exploitation

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) plans to conduct research in Africa to shed some light on the trafficking of men for labour exploitation.

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    More Than 1400 Africans Drowned Crossing The Gulf of Aden This Year: UNHCR

    More than 1400 people, mostly Somalis and Ethiopians, have drowned off Yemen this year trying to cross the Gulf of Aden on boats run by smugglers.

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Condemns Terrorism During Visit To Destroyed UN Site in Algiers

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday visited the ruins of a UN building hit by a recent suicide attack in Algiers.

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Better Education Not A Guarantee For Decent Jobs For Many Young People: Report

    Today’s young people are overall the best educated generation of youth in history.

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Urges Redress of Prevailing Misconceptions of Migrants

    Millions of migrants provide essential services to the economies and societies of the countries where they live, while supporting their families and communities back home with remittances that boost national economies.

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    IOM Helps Migrants from North Africa to Italy

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    WHO Investigates First Suspected Human Cases of Bird Flu in Myanmar and Pakistan

    18 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Staff Killed in Algiers Terror Attack Remembered

    United Nations staff around the world paused for a minute of silence today, to remember colleagues killed in the Algiers terror attack.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Palestinian Donor Conference Aims to Raise Billions

    The Secretary-General is in Paris today with officials from more than 60 countries for a Conference of Donors for a Palestinian State.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Outcome of UN Climate Change Conference in Bali

    Now that the UN climate change conference is Bali has ended what’s next?

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Discusses Somalia

    The Security Council is holding an open meeting on the situation in Somalia.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Bird Flu Cases in Asia on the Rise

    Several cases of suspected human equivalent of bird flu have been reported in three Asian countries.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO Calls for Urgent Steps to Protect the Poor from Soaring Food Prices

    The UN food agency says urgent action is needed to boost local food production to protect the poor from soaring prices.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Meets on Somalia

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Experts Fear Women Will Outpace Men in HIV Infection Rates

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • Women at the Front of the AIDS Crisis
  • Maternal Mortality in Haiti and the Dominican Republic
  • Ghana’s Way to Decent Work
  • 17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    180 African Migrants Drown off Yemen

    At least 180 African migrants are believed to have died in the Red Sea in the last few days while trying to reach Yemen.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Vows to Improve Conditions in Refugee Camps in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    The UN High Commissioner for Refugees pledges to improve conditions in camps where tens of thousands of displaced Congelese are now living.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ethiopia in Need of More Than $3 Million in Aid for Food

    Turning to Ethiopia, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says more than $3 million dollars is urgently needed by March to prevent cutbacks in food distribution to refugees.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Liberia Peace Building Fund

    The UN Mission in Liberia and the country’s Government announced today that the UN Peacebuilding Fund has committed to providing $15 million dollars in support of efforts in Liberia over the next two years.

    17 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Climate Change Conference Ends with World Leaders Agreeing on Bali Roadmap

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

  • UN Climate Change Conference in Bali Ends
  • Grenada Says The Tranquility of Small Island States is in Grave Danger of Being Obliterated By Climate Change
  • Belize Urges CARICOM To Call For More Aggressive Global Action To Reduce Emissions of Greenhouse Gases
  • Barbados Calls on The Developed World To Act To Ease The Burden of Climate-Related Impacts on Small States
  • 14 Dec 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    UN Death Toll From Algiers Bombing Rises

    The death toll from that bombing in Algiers has risen to 17 United Nations staffers according to UN spokeswoman Marie Okabe.

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

    Delegates try To Work Out a Last Minute Deal as UN Climate Change Conference Wraps Up

    The climate is changing in Bali as some countries seem to be warming to the idea of a timetable on the agenda for limiting green house gas emissions.

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

    UN Food Agency Calls for Action to Help People Adapt to Climate Change

    The Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Josette Sheeran (pictured) has called on governments and humanitarian organizations to urgently take steps to help people adapt to climate change.

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

    Ban Ki-moon Makes First Visit to Timor Leste

    In his first visit to the country as UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon arrived in Timor Leste today to encourage the Timorese in their efforts to bring about peace, security and development. Gerry Adams reports:

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

    Security Council is Briefed on Sudan Peacekeeping Force

    With only two weeks to go before the 26,000-strong United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force is slated to start in Darfur, there are still questions about some elements of the mission.

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

    General Assembly Vows to Meet Goals for Making a Better World for Children

    The United Nations General Assembly has renewed its commitment to meeting the goals laid out five years ago in ‘A World Fit for Children’, the plan of action from the assembly’s first special session on children.

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

    More Than 200 People Drown Off Coasts of Turkey, Canary Islands and Yemen

    The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says that more than 200 people have drowned in recent days as they tried to cross waterways in separate incidents off the coasts of Turkey, the Canary Islands and Yemen.

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

    Negotiations on the Global Response to Climate Change Continue in Bali

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

    UN Expert Reports on Extrajudicial Killings of Leftist Activists in The Philippines

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

    Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • UN Secretary-General calls on Asia to focus on lessening the effects of climate change and adapting to the challenges it poses
  • The UN marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; and in Nepal the Human Rights Office publishes its first report since the comprehensive peace agreement, which expresses concern about the worsening human rights situation in that country. Richard Bennett is the head of the Human Rights Office in Nepal.

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 14 Dec 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    Possible Compromise at UN Climate Change Talks

    It looks like the UN climate change talks are headed for a compromise.

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

    Security Council Extends Cyprus Peacekeeping Mission Until June 15

    The Security Council has extended the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus until next June.

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

    Security Council Extends UN Force in Golan Heights for Another Six Months

    Also today the Security Council extended the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights for another six months.

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

    Security Council Gears Up for Vote on Kosovo’s Independence

    With Kosovo vowing to declare independence from Serbia, the European Union is promising to send police forces to the country.

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

    UN Will Help Korea Clean Up Major Oil Spill

    The UN will help the Republic of Korea clean up a major oil spill that left more than 10-thousand metric tons of crude oil in the sea.

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

  • Aminata Toure (pictured) on the the world’s top five underreported stories concerning violence against women
  • A Brazilian woman who contracted HIV now teaches others that protecting yourself begins with self-love
  • The UN Development Fund launches an online campaign to end violence against women
  • 13 Dec 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    UN Climate Change Talks Could Collapse Says Executive Secretary

    The heat is on in Bali where talks over a timetable to come up with a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have turned lukewarm.

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

    EU Threatens to Boycott US-led Climate Talks

    As UN climate talks entered their final hours, European nations are threatening to boycott another conference next month set up by the United States.

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

    IAEA Helps Move Hazardous High-Enriched Uranium Safely Back Home

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

    Ban Ki-Moon to Visit Timor Leste Friday

    As part of his vow to continue the mission of the United Nations, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will make his first trip to Timor Leste tomorrow.

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

    Security Council Set to Discuss Kosovo Next Week

    Russia, which opposes Kosovo’s bid for independence from Serbia, is pushing the Security Council to back more talks.

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

    The head of UN peacekeeping discusses challenges in Timor Leste.

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

    UN Vows To Keep Staff in Algeria Despite Bomb Attack

    Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has vowed to keep United Nations staff in Algeria, saying the bombings of its offices in the North African nation will not deter the world body from helping people in need.

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

    British Ambassador Rules Out Iran Sanctions for 2007

    The Security Council has a lot on it’s plate before the year is up.

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

  • Climate Change Poses a Particular Challenge to Africa
  • General Assembly Holds Session on Children
  • UN Appeals for $3.8 Billion for Humanitarian Assistance for 2008
  • 13 Dec 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    World Bank Pledges Funds to Developing Countries for Climate Change

    The World Bank has reiterated its commitment to support developing countries as they combine growth with protection of the environment.

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

    Last Decade Warmest on Record says World Meteorological Organisation

    The World Meteorological Organization says global temperatures have been warmest in the decade between 1998 and 2007.

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

    Former Mozambique President in Uganda to Breathe Life Into Peace Talks

    The former President of Mozambique Joaquim Chissano has arrived in Uganda to try and breathe new life into old peace talks there between the government and the Lord’s Resistance Army.

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

    Central Emergency Response Fund at $420 Million

    The UN’s Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief is expressing optimism about the Central Emergency Response Fund.

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

    UN Death Toll From Algiers Bombing Rises

    Five United Nations staffers are still missing following a bombing in Algiers that claimed the life of 11 other employees according to UN spokeswoman Marie Okabe.

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

    Bali Conference: The World Demands Action on Climate Change

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

    Iraqi Women Refugees Forced into “Weekend Marriages” Just to Survive

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

    High Level Segment of UN Climate Change Conference in Bali Begins

    The high level segment of the UN climate-change conference opened in Bali, Indonesia, today with heads of state and ministers of environment joining the discussions for an international agreement on improved global action on climate change. UN Radio’s Donn Bobb is there and filed this report.

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

    Al-Qaida Bomb Attack in Algiers Kills At Least Nine United Nations Workers

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has ordered a security review of all UN facilities following yesterday’s bombing in Algiers that killed 31 people, nine of them United Nations workers, and left almost 200 people injured. Mr Ban says it’s important to keep all UN staff safe.

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

    Security Council Passes Lebanon Resolution Regarding Presidential Elections

    The UN Security Council passed a non-binding resolution Tuesday expressing “deep concern” at the repeated postponement of Lebanon’s presidential election.

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    UN Terrorism Expert Sees Difficulties for Fair Trials at Guantanamo Bay

    The UN expert on counter-terrorism says his observation of a hearing at Guantanamo Bay confirmed his concerns about the difficulties in providing fair trials for detainees at the US military prison. Yvette Morris reports from Geneva.

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

    U.S. Envoy Says UN Expert Report is Misleading

    United States envoy Melanie Khanna said the report missed opportunities to deepen the ongoing international discussion of how democracies should deal with threats posed by armed terrorist groups.

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

    UN to Offset Emissions from Travel for Bali Forum, UNEP

    The United Nations will offset greenhouse gas emissions produced by the delegates traveling from 190 countries to Bali, Indonesia for the UN climate change conference.

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

    Australia Becomes Latest Country to Ratify Kyoto Protocol

    And still on the climate change conference in Bali, Australia has become the latest country to ratify the Kyoto Protocol aimed at reducing the greenhouse gases that cause climate change.

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

    Security Council Considers Extending Peace Building Support Office in Guinea-Bissau

    The Security Council is holding consultations over extending the mandate of the UN Peace building Support Office in Guinea-Bissau.

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

    Cocaine Trafficking in West Africa

    West Africa is the newest center for drug trafficking into Europe according to the UN Office on Drugs.

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

    Car Bombs Target UN Refugee Agency; Kills at least 45

    At least 45 people were killed when two car bombs exploded in Algiers today.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Climate Change Conference in Bali Continues

    Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Bali Indonesia for the UN climate change conference.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Human Rights Council Hears from UN Special Rapporteur in Myanmar

    The UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar has condemned the government of Burma for failing to improve human rights.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Human Rights Chief Is Concerned About Situation in Somalia

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour has expressed deep concern about the situation in Somalia, particularly in the capital Mogadishu.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Appeals for $3.8 Billion for Humanitarian Assistance for 2008

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    Regional Office for Preventive Diplomacy Opens in Turkmenistan

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Envoy for Sudan Sees Progress in North South Peace Process

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan, Ashraf Qazi has said there’s been progress in the implementation of the agreement which ended the conflict between the North and South Sudan.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Consultations on Extending the UN Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Heights

    The Security Council is holding consultations today on extending the UN Disengagement Observer Force, known as UNDOF, in the Middle East.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Draft Deal for UN Adaptation Fund

    A new United Nations fund to help developing countries cope with climate change threats, could be operational by next year.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Visits Timor Leste

    UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Marie Guehenno, has arrived in Timor Leste for a four-day visit to observe the operations of UNMIT, the UN Integrated Mission in the country.

    11 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    The Human Face of Climate Change

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    UN Secretary-General Says Patience Running Out on Myanamar

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to members of the South East Asian Nations, ASEAN, to help resolve the crisis in Myanamar.

    10 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Celebrating 60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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    Al Gore and the United Nations’ Chief Climate Scientist Receive Nobel Peace Prizes

    The United Nations’ chief climate scientist, Rajendra Pachauri, and former United States vice president Al Gore received their Nobel Peace Prizes at a ceremony today in Oslo.

    10 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council to Discuss Kosovo

    The Security Council is meeting today on Kosovo’s bid for independence from Serbia.

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    UN Appeals for $3. 8 Billion To Help 24 Million People around World

    The United Nations is appealing for almost four billion dollars to help millions of people facing humanitarian crises around the world.

    10 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNICEF Progress For Children Report Finds More Needs To Be Done

    While progress has been made when it comes to children’s issues, much more still needs to be done.

    10 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Bali Conference Update

    Delegates have been meeting in Bali since last week to come up with a timetable for an agreement on climate change. UN radio's Donn Bobb filed this report

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    Yugoslavian War Crimes Prosecutor Speaks Out

    The outgoing Yugoslavia war crimes prosecutor at the Hague blames Serbian authorities for not arresting two top suspects indicted by the court.

    10 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Kosovo Independence Update

    The 120 days of European Union, United States and Russian mediated talks has ended with neither party – Pristina and Belgrade – willing to cede its position on the fundamental question of sovereignty over Kosovo according to the report submitted to the UN Secretary-General and communicated to the Security Council today.

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    UN Marks Human Rights Day by Launching Year Long Campaign to Push for Equality for All

    Today the United Nations is marking the 59th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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    New HIV Cases on the Rise in Asia

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    UN Food Agency Says Minor Crops are a Major Issue for the Developing World

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    UN Secretary-General Appeals for Urgent Supply of Helicopters for Darfur

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed for urgent supply of helicopters for the joint African Union-United Nations hybrid force in Darfur.

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

    UN Climate Change Chief Says Funding Important to Climate Change Success

    Financing for climate change will require a small increase in global spending, according to the head of the UN Climate Change secretariat.

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    Human Rights Chief Concerned About Execution in Iran

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, has expressed grave concern about the execution of a man convicted of raping three boys when he was only 13.

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

    Migration Agency Tries to Reduce Deaths of Africans Crossing to Yemen

    The International Organization for Migration and its partners has deployed its staff to Somalia’s Puntland region to help reduce the number of Somalis and Ethiopians who die each year as they try to cross the Gulf of Aden to Yemen.

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

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    Scientists in Bali Urge Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    As the climate change conference continues in Bali, more than 200 international scientists are calling for the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050.

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

    UN Secretary-General Heads for Climate Change Conference in Bali

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will leave for Bali on Saturday to participate in the global conference on climate change.

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    Deputy Secretary-General Leads Delegation to African-European Summit

    United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Asha-Rose Migiro will lead the UN delegation to the African Union-European Union Summit in Lisbon, Portugal over the weekend.

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

    WHO Launches Campaign to Improve Safety and Availability of Children’s Medicines

    A new initiative to ensure that children have better access to appropriate medicines was launched today by the World Health Organization in London from where Bissera Kostova reports.

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    Chief Investigator into Hariri Assassination is Confident of Success

    The head of the United Nations investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister, Rafiq Hariri, two years ago has said he is more confident that the probe can be concluded successfully.

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

    World Bank and Merck Team Up to Fight River Blindness in Africa

    The World Bank has teamed up with a leading pharmaceutical company to help prevent millions from going blind.

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

    UN Food Agency Condemns Killing of Relief Worker in Afghanistan

    The head of the World Food Programme, Josette Sheeran, today condemned the recent killing of a truck driver while delivering humanitarian food assistance in southern Afghanistan.

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

    Peace Remains Elusive in Eastern DR Congo

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

    Global Warming Talks Heat Up in the Bali Conference on Climate Change

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

    UN Official Says Delay in Action on Climate Change Could Affect Poor

    A delay in action on climate change could constitute an attack on the poor, that’s according to the head of the UN Climate Change secretariat, Yvo de Boer.

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

    Criminal Court’s Prosecutor Says Sudan Is Not Cooperating

    The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Luis Ocampo has reported to the Security Council that the Government of Sudan is not cooperating with his office or the Court in executing warrants of arrest for two individuals accused of war crimes in Darfur.

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

    Eleven African Countries Join Forces for Rural Education

    Eleven African countries, meeting at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, have agreed to join forces to meet the challenge of providing education for rural communities.

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

    World Food Programme Suspends Activities in North Kivu Due to Fighting

    The World Food Programme (WFP) has temporarily suspended its operations in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as government troops intensify efforts against the rebel forces of renegade general Laurent Nkunda. Patrick Maigua reports from Geneva:

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    UN Refugee Agency Is Concerned About Deterioration Situation in Chad

    The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, has expressed concern about the deteriorating security situation in eastern Chad.

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    UN and AU Envoys for Darfur Begin Talks with Regional Partners in Egypt

    In related news, the United Nations and African Union special envoys to help resolve the Darfur crisis have started talks in Sharm el Sheik, Egypt, with representatives of Chad, Eritrea, Libya and Egypt.

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    Atomic Agency Chief Responds to New US Information on Iran

    The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reacted to new intelligence from the Unites States government concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.

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    U.S. Says Iran Remains Dangerous Without Nuclear Weapons Programme

    The representative of the United States to the United Nations has said that Iran remains dangerous despite U.S. intelligence report on Monday that Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapons programme.

    4 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

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    Delegates from more than 180 countries are in Bali to drum up a new treaty to battle climate change after the current Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    ILO Says People with Disabilities Still Face Barriers

    The International Labour Organization says that millions of disabled people around the world continue to face barriers despite significant progress made in recent years in improving their livelihoods.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Calls for Cooperation with International Criminal Court

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon has called on all states to cooperate with the International Criminal Court.

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    UN Food Agency Scales UP Support for Iraqis in Syria

    The World Food Programme today appealed to the international community to help it increase its food assistance to the most vulnerable Iraqi refugees in Syria.

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    UNICEF Says Children Are Among Worst Affected Groups in DR Congo

    United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF – says children are among the worst affected groups in the conflict-torn eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Expert Welcomes Invitation to Observe Hearings in Guantanamo Bay

    The United Nations expert on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin, has welcomed an invitation by the United States government to attend and observe military commission hearings scheduled to start on Wednesday.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Senior UN Official Visits Somalia as WFP Starts Feeding Operation

    The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Homes today made a brief visit to Somalia.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN and Government of Liberia Launch Anti-Rape Initiative

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia and the government have launched a joint initiative against rape.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Human Rights Office and Senegal Sign Accord for Regional Office

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the government of Senegal today signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a regional office for West Africa.

    3 Dec 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Chronic Funding Shortfalls

    The deputy head of the United Nations agency helping Palestinian refugees, UNRWA has warned that the biggest threats to its operations are financial.

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