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UN Security Council offers "all of its support" to Haiti

Brazilian peacekeepers with MINUSTAH patrolling the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Jesús Serrano Redondo

The UN Security Council offers all of the support it can to Haiti to ensure that elections take place in 2015, according to the US Permanent Representative to the organization. Ambassador Samantha Power…

24 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Fallen colleagues remembered at the United Nations

Annual memorial service for fallen UN staff members.   Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

A tribute has been paid to staff of the United Nations who lost their lives in the line of…

8 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Education as tool for enduring culture of peace: CARICOM

Makeshift classroom run by the local community for the children of squatters in Vere, Jamaica.  (file photo) UN Photo/Milton Grant

Education is a powerful weapon against oppression and can support a culture of peace, according to the Permanent Representative…

15 Dec 2014 / Listen /

Protection plan for people in Latin America and Caribbean launched

Colombians who have taken refuge in Panama's Darien region.  UNHCR/B. Heger

A 10-year plan aimed at strengthening protection of people who have been forced to flee their homes across the…

3 Dec 2014 / Listen /
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