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News in Brief 18 January 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the Security Council meeting on Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, with a focus on confidence-building measures. Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Dialogue and confidence vital to prevent, resolve conflicts, says UN chief Amid growing concerns over weapons of mass destruction, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for comprehensive political solutions that include dialogue and negotiation…

18 Jan 2018 / Listen /

News in Brief 17 January 2018

Women gather at a food distribution point in Nyanzale, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The distribution targets the most vulnerable households and serves around 30 per cent of all displaced families. Photo: OCHA/Ivo Brandau

Humanitarian situation in DRC deteriorates due to enormous funding gap: IOM The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of…

17 Jan 2018 / Listen /

News in Brief 16 January 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the press following an informal briefing with Member States on 16 January. Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten

"Greater unity and courage" needed in year ahead: UN chief Countries across the world need to display "greater unity…

16 Jan 2018 / Listen /

News in Brief 15 January 2018

UN Security Council President Kairat Umarov (left) shakes hands with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. The Council undertook a visit to Afghanistan from 13 to 15 January 2018. Photo: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi

Security Council makes unannounced visit to support Afghan peace efforts The Security Council carried out an unannounced three-day visit…

15 Jan 2018 / Listen /
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