UN observes Nelson Mandela International Day 2022

UN Member States on Monday gathered at the UN headquarters in New York to observe Nelson…

UN report highlights 23,900 grave violations against children in conflict zones

UN report says thousands of children endure ‘horrific conditions’ in conflict zones, highlighting 23,982 verified grave…

Sokoto gets clear roadmap for successful social protection programmes — UNICEF

Malam Isa Ibrahim, a Social Protection Officer with UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), says Sokoto State Government…

Zimbabwean peacekeeper wins UN gender advocate award

For the first time, a Zimbabwean peacekeeper, Major Winnet Zharare, has been chosen to receive the…

Ukraine: UN chief meets Putin to discuss peace

UN Secretary-General António Guterres, will meet with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Tuesday to appeal for…

Ukraine: UN condemns deadly attack on train station

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has condemned reported Russian missile attack on a railway station in eastern…

US describes Russia’s suspension from Human Rights Council as “historic”

U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has described the adoption of the resolution to suspend…

Ukraine: 6.5m turned IDPs in 2 attacks on health facilities – UN

UN warns that no fewer than 6.5 million people are now internally displaced in Ukraine in…

UN allocates additional $40m from emergency funds for Ukraine

UN on Monday injected additional 40 million dollars in emergency funding to its agencies supplying Ukrainians…

UN pledges more support for IDPs in DR Congo

The UN will work together with the authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as…

Make COVID-19 experience a turning point for humanity – UN

The 60th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development started on Monday, with an appeal…

UN envoy laments slow progress in Somalia’s electoral process

UN envoy, James Swan, has lamented slow progress in Somalia’s electoral process, calling for increase participation…

UN Security Council supports Obasanjo’s, AU’s roles in troubled Ethiopia

The UN Security Council has expressed support for Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, for his role…

Half world’s population will be exposed to flooding, storms, tsunamis by 2030 – UN Chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says by the year 2030 an estimated 50 per cent of the…

Inclusion fundamental to rebuilding societies in wake of war – Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday said inclusion was fundamental to ensuring sustainable peace and rebuilding…

UN extends Afghan mission mandate for six months

  The UN Security Council voted Friday to extend its mission in Afghanistan for six months…

Attacks on schools must stop, says UN chief

  UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday call on the global community to say with one…

UN chief condemns Guinea coup d’état

  United Nations, UN, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup d’etat in Guinea and…

UN chief seeks end to biodiversity crisis

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called for greater leadership and political will to end the…

Afghanistan: UN agencies urge Taliban to protect vulnerable

UN agencies on Tuesday appealed to the Taliban to make good on promises to protect the…

UN encourages use of 2030 Agenda as beacon for COVID-19 recovery

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has welcomed Italy’s support for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and encouraged…

Ban Ki-moon reelected for another four-year term

A former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, has been re-elected for an additional…

COVID-19 pushes 124m people back to poverty – UN report

UN  says COVID-19 has magnified the challenges of making the world meet the Sustainable Development Goals…

400,000 people suffering famine in Tigray region – UN

The United Nations (UN) has warned that hundreds of thousands of people are suffering from famine…

Re-appointment of Guterres, a vote of confidence – UN deputy chief

Ms. Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, says the re-appointment of Antonio Guterres as Secretary-General by…

Plant diseases rob global economy of $220bn annually – UN study

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations says plant diseases rob…

UN laments inequality in vaccines between countries, regions

The UN says vaccine inequality between countries and regions is posing a significant risk to an…