The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for the Central African Republic, Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, talks to UN News about the challenges facing the country, which just a year ago had made major gains on the political front.
A new United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report, which was released 17, Oct, says that inequalities in women’s reproductive health are related to economic inequality.
As the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) comes to a close, Special Representative Sandra Honoré highlights some of its major achievements, including strengthening the national police force and supporting elections.
Top stories from UN News this week:
Harnessing technology for sustainable development
Addressing global unemployment
Human rights concerns amid growing Rohingya crisis
A new report published by the UN human rights office (OHCHR) says brutal, well-organized, coordinated and systematic attacks have been carried out against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar.
The United Nations congratulates ICAN on its Nobel Prize win.
Hear from UN chief António Guterres and Izumi Nakamitsu about why this win is important for a nuclear-free world.
The UN World Health Organization and partners launched a renewed strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90 per cent by 2030.
Amidst a global refugee crisis, the UN is calling for greater efforts to address the root causes of conflicts and persecution.
Globally, there are 145 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The new head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mark Lowcock, shared his vision for bringing together global partners
Top stories from UN News this week, featuring the education crisis in north-east Nigeria; the Secretary-General urges action to aid displaced Rohingya refugees, and the UN begins new mission in Colombia.