The United Nations top official in Kosovo, Farid Zarif, told the Security Council that after the successful conduct of Kosovo-wide municipal elections, the process for the normalization of relations between Pristina and Belgrade "has passed an important milestone and has entered a critically and and broadly more challenging phase."
Eighty per cent of the people in Tacloban now have access to clean water, after the Government of the Philippines together with UNICEF and other partners restored water supply to the city. UNICEF
With its first official observance of World Toilet Day, the United Nations today (19 November) called on the international community to help break taboos around toilets, which are still out of reach to more than one-third of the global population, and make sanitation a global development priority. UNTV
Four months since their resumption, Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have reached a delicate moment, the United Nations political chief told the Security Council today, warning that the consequences of failure would be dire for both parties. UNTV
The film director Richard Curtis briefed journalists in Geneva Tuesday before a screening of “Mary and Martha”, a new film about Malaria told through two mothers who lose their children to this disease. CH UNTV