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News in Brief 12 December 2017 – Geneva (AM)


$4.4 billion appeal launched for over 5 million Syrian refugees A more than $4 billion appeal has been launched to support what one top UN official called on Tuesday "a lost generation" of…

12 Dec 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 11 December 2017 (PM)


Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in DRC arrive home on UN flight The bodies of the 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, have been returned…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /
News in Brief 11 December 2017 (AM) Security Council asked to assess human rights impact of DPRK sanctions Security Council condemns attack on blue helmets in the DRC "Tragic day for the UN family": at least 12 peacekeepers killed in DRC News in Brief 08 December 2017 (PM) Security Council meets over US decision on Jerusalem
Today's Features

UN emergency fund hits record high, but some crises missing out


International pledges to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) stand at a "likely" record high, but due to "overwhelming"…

12 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Dialogue continues on Global Compact for refugees

Geneva Press Briefing

The international community needs to do much more to agree on practical solutions that will help the world's 22.5…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Biological weapons threat in spotlight


Scientific advances unforeseen in the 1975 international treaty outlawing biological weapons, have made it more important than ever that…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Social media giants meet at UN to address online terrorism


  The UN Security Council has called for dialogue with major social media companies in order to limit terrorists'…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

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 Soil preservation essential to ensure our sustainable future: FAO expert Dementia sufferers set to triple by 2050, warns WHO UN senior aid adviser renews call for Syria aid access UN award winner tackles clean energy and cholera in Yemen Migrants are "the ultimate agents" of development worldwide
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