Mali reports progress in political transition process, fighting terrorism (UN – Africa)

Authorities in Mali are moving along the path to political transition and institutional reform while combating terrorism and other insecurity, Acting Prime Minister Abdoulaye...

Flood-ravaged Pakistan’s leader appeals for urgent global support in UN address (UN)

With huge swathes of his country still under water following recent devastating floods, Pakistan’s Prime Minister appealed on Friday for global support to help...

Somalia committed to tackling twin threats of looming famine and terrorism, President tells UN Assembly (UN)

Despite efforts to move past decades of drought and conflict, Somalia is facing some of the most complex crises in the world, its President...

‘Don’t flood the world today; don’t drown it tomorrow’, UN Chief implores leaders (UN)

As hundreds of Heads of State and Government prepare to fly into New York for the General Debate of the new General Assembly, UN...

In flood-hit Pakistan, Guterres appeals for ‘massive’ global support, tougher action on climate change (UN)

UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Pakistan on Friday to show solidarity with the people of the country following the loss of life and...

UN meeting upholds need to remember and support victims of terrorism (UN)

Advancing the rights and needs of people whose lives have been upended by terrorism is the goal of a two-day meeting that opened at...

The World Health Organization steps up assistance to flood-ravaged Yemen (UN health)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided emergency assistance, in an urgent response to the needs of communities affected by floods in Yemen, the...

Building a more resilient post-earthquake future in Haiti (UN – Americas)

One year on from a devastating earthquake which struck Haiti, communities are rebuilding their lives, and aiming to be better prepared when future disasters...

First Person: One year on from Haiti earthquake, time to return home (UN – Americas)

On 14 August 2021 a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, destroying, or rendering uninhabitable tens of thousands of houses across three departments in the...

Counter-terrorism, Afghanistan, top priorities for UN cooperation with Eurasian security body (UN)

Conflict prevention, counter-terrorism and support to Afghanistan, top the list of issues on which the UN and the Collective Security Treaty Organization – a Eurasian regional...