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"Tragic day for the UN family": at least 12 peacekeepers killed in DRC

The Secretary-General reads a statement on the Middle East peace process

On what the UN chief described as a "tragic day for the UN family", at least 12 Tanzanian peacekeepers serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed during an…

8 Dec 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 08 December 2017 (PM)

CERF Pledging Conference 350

Countries have pledged $383 million dollars to support a UN fund that provides timely humanitarian aid during crises. The commitments by 36 donors were the outcome of the latest annual pledging conference for…

8 Dec 2017 / Listen /
Security Council meets over US decision on Jerusalem News in Brief 8 December 2017 – Geneva (AM) News in Brief 07 December 2017 (PM) News in Brief 07 December 2017 (AM) News in Brief 06 December 2017 (PM) Justice essential for reconciliation: UN prosecutor
Today's Features

Human rights under threat in many countries: UN official

Gilmour 350

Human rights are the foundation of peaceful societies, yet they are under attack in many countries globally, according to…

9 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Theatre provides persons with disabilities key emotional outlet


Theatre, music, and other creative forms of artistic expression are a big help for persons with disabilities who may…

8 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Soil preservation essential to ensure our sustainable future: FAO expert


It can take up to 1,000 years to form a single centimetre of soil, which is why "soil preservation…

7 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Dementia sufferers set to triple by 2050, warns WHO


The number of people who suffer from dementia is set to triple to more than 150 million by 2050,…

7 Dec 2017 / Listen /

UN senior aid adviser renews call for Syria aid access


The lack of aid deliveries to Syria's most desperate communities and a continuing veto on the evacuation of hundreds…

7 Dec 2017 / Listen /
UN award winner tackles clean energy and cholera in Yemen Migrants are "the ultimate agents" of development worldwide Child migrants deserve care "every step of the way": UNICEF Myanmar peace process and heroin production interlinked: UNODC Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed Somalia conference gives hope for secure future
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