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Climate change "fundamental threat" to human security in Sahel

A wide view of the Security Council Chamber as Mohammed Ibn Chambas (shown on screens), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA), addresses via video teleconference the Security Council meeting on

Climate change is "a fundamental threat" to human security in the Sahel region of Africa; that's according to Mohammed Ibn Chambas, the head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA). He was…

26 May 2016 / Listen /

ICC Prosecutor "optimistic" about justice efforts for Libya

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Despite limited resources, the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) says she is "optimistic" about efforts to bring…

26 May 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on displaced people in Nigeria, Zika virus, El Niño and Liberia sanctions

Aishatu Margima at the World Humanitarian Summit. Photo: UN/Fabrice Robinet

Nigerian nurse describes sheltering 50 people fleeing Boko Haram A retired nurse from Nigeria, has been describing how she…

26 May 2016 / Listen /

Rwandan major "happy" to promote peace in South Sudan

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A Rwandan army major has said he is "happy" to be part of a mission which is working hard…

26 May 2016 / Listen /
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