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2014/ YEAR IN REVIEW

2014 – The biggest ever Outbreak of Ebola wreaking havoc in West Africa – new depths of terror in the Middle East – tensions turning violent in Eastern Europe –  a world struggling to cope as crises piled up. The United Nations called on World Leaders to be resourceful, nurture the seeds of hope – [...]

25 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / PEACEKEEPERS PATROL

A year after the conflict erupted in South Sudan the United Nations peacekeepers in Upper Nile state are conducting daily patrols in a bid to reassure the local communities that life can come back to normal. UNMISS

23 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / XMAS CRISIS

Lean holiday season is looming for some 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by ISIL as funding for United Nations World Food Programme dwindles. WFP

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / WWI CHRISTMAS TRUCE

UN officials and ambassadors commemorated the Centenary of the First World War Christmas Truce, when German and British soldiers spontaneously put down their guns, sang Christmas Carrols and played football together. UNIFEED – UNTV

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / PEACEKEEPERS PATROL

The United Nations peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan is stepping up its military patrolling in areas surrounding Pibor in Jonglei State in a bid to improve protection of civilians and establish a better security environment. UNMISS

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / DARFUR

The head of the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Operations told the Security Council that the insecurity and the persistent movement restrictions imposed by Government forces, armed movements and militia groups continued to challenge the ability of the African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to implement its mandate, particularly in relations to protection of civilians. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / SOUTH WEST ADMINISTRATION

Top United Nations envoy for Somalia welcomed the inauguration of Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan as the leader of the newly formed Interim South West Administration (ISWA), calling it "a big step forward in the federation of the country." UNSOM

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / KANG SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-wha Kang said that the humanitarian community needs to do "some innovative, out-of-the-box thinking" if it's to provide humanitarian aid to estimated 78 million people in 22 countries that will need assistance in 2015. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES AHMED

Ahmed, a doctor from Syria, is now one of UNHCR's 392 volunteers tasked with addressing some of the health concerns of over 1 million Syrian refugees living in tented settlements and urban settings in Lebanon, as well as providing them with information and advice about health and treatment at their disposal. UNHCR

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA RESPONSE

United States representative, Christopher Klein, told the Security Council that “we are beginning to see the effects of the international community's collective response" to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Nevertheless, Klein noted that "just because we are seeing signs of progress, does not mean that we can abandon the fight" and called for continued efforts [...]

26 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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