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Funds urgently needed for food security in Syria and neighbouring countries

FAO is helping needy Syrian families. Photo: FAO/Syria

Ahead of an international pledging conference for Syria and neighbouring host countries, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says funds are urgently needed to prevent further deterioration of the food security situation.…

30 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Concerns about ongoing fighting in Idlib and its impact on civilians

Yacoub El Hillo. (UNTV video capture)

The humanitarian situation in Idlib, a city in north-western Syria is deteriorating, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for…

30 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Stability in Arab world to "remain a mirage" without good governance

The view from the press tent as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the League of Arab States Summit in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, on 28 March, 2015. Photo: UN Spokesperson

Without good governance, the rule of law, respect for women's rights and all human rights, long-term political stability will…

28 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Millions of people's lives "at stake" in the Middle East

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses Security Council high-level debate on victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic or religious grounds in the Middle East. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Millions of individual lives and the social fabric of entire countries are at stake in the Middle East, according…

27 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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