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Nine UN peacekeepers killed in line of duty in CAR this year


The United Nations Secretary-General has condemned the killing of two UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic on Wednesday. The Moroccan soldiers were escorting a humanitarian convoy in the south-eastern city of Bangassou…

26 Jul 2017 / Listen /

"Unprecedented response" needed for Yemen crisis: UN agency chiefs


An "unprecedented response" from the international community is needed to save millions of lives across Yemen. That's according to the heads of three UN agencies, who have just finished a three-day fact-finding mission…

26 Jul 2017 / Listen /
UN rights chief appoints panel on DRC Kasais abuses UN chief condemns suicide attacks against Nigeria camps UN in Afghanistan "outraged" by deadly suicide attack in Kabul Myanmar's Rohingya "terrified", says rights expert
Today's Features

Up to 50,000 civilians trapped in Raqqa with "no way out": OCHA

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Up to 50,000 civilians remain trapped in the former Daesh, or ISIL, terrorist stronghold of Raqqa, with "no way…

27 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Hollywood helps highlight Europe's 20th Century refugee crisis: "The Lid is On" podcast classic


In 1959, Hollywood stars Gregory Peck and Doris Day were at the height of their careers. But thanks to…

26 Jul 2017 / Listen /

UN deputy chief underscores women's role in African security


Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be possible without investing more in women. That's the view of…

26 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Boko Haram violence compounds long-term "development failures"


North-east Nigeria's problems are principally due to long-term "development failures" compounded by a Boko Haram terrorist insurgency that's provoked…

26 Jul 2017 / Listen /

West Mosul "a ghost city" devoid of all life: IOM

Civilians foraging near the Mosul University Presidency building, in the centre of the city, which bears the scars of fighting between Iraqi troops and ISIL militants. Photo: OCHA/ Themba Linden

Recently-liberated West Mosul has become "a ghost city" which is devoid of all life and urgently in need of…

25 Jul 2017 / Listen /
UN camp residents in South Sudan "feel safer" after weapons searches “Vital" that status quo is preserved for Jerusalem sites: UN Coordinator Boosting "financial inclusion" for migrant cash is "a low-hanging fruit" Photojournalist partners with UN to chronicle refugee journeys
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt


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