The United Nations General Assembly today opened its 67th session with an urgent call for cooperation to tackle the economic and political uncertainty which is being experienced in many parts of the world and ensure there are peaceful solutions to international disputes. UNTV
The Special Adviser to Secretary-General on Yemen, Jamal Benomar, said today (18 September) that the Yemeni Government "will need to reassert its authority in various parts of the country" as various armed groups are in control of the country. UNTV
The Security Council today (18 September) expressed its determination to work closely with the new institutions and offices of the Somali authorities, and encouraged the new President to appoint an inclusive, accountable Government.
This is Mama Hawa, teacher, a former director of education, social worker, a former refugee and now winner of the 2012 Nansen Refugee Award. UNHCR
The UN Refugee Agency today (18 September) announced the winner of the Nansen Refugee Award is Hawa Aden Mohamed, a Somali woman herself an ex-refugee, who is the founder and director of the Galkayo Education Centre inSomalia. CH UNTV
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said today (18 September) that violations of human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo were rampant and that funds were urgently needed to help almost half a million people who have been forced to flee their homes since April, as well as for 60,000 refugees who have fled [...]
Some 300 bike riders participate in UN-supported five-day cycle Tour de Timor UNMIT