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Iraq appeals for international help to defeat ISIL

August 2014, Dahuk, Iraq: These people escaped Sinjar Mountain, making their way the Iraq's Kurdish region where authorities and aid groups are scaling-up their response efforts. Credit: UNICEF/Wathiq Khuzaie

Iraq is appealing to the international community to take concerted efforts to end acts of violence and terrorism being committed by the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, ISIL. Speaking…

1 Sep 2014 / Listen /

UN Human Rights Council meets to discuss situation in Iraq

Photo: HCR/S. Baldwin

The militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and its associated groups are subjecting civilians in northern…

1 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Message on climate change reaching world governments

Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands 
Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo

The message on the need to combat climate change is reaching world governments, the President of the UN General…

1 Sep 2014 / Listen /

International community must support small islands in the forefront of change

The UN Secretary General addresses the 3rd SIDS conference in Apia, Samoa

The international community has an important role to play in ensuring that small island developing states or SIDS are…

31 Aug 2014 / Listen /
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