With bullets flying, Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi saved a fellow peacekeeper, and died in the process.
The UN honoured the late UN peacekeeper with its highest award for exceptional courage.
In Fiji, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the country’s actions on climate change, sustainable development and peacekeeping.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issued a strong call to action to tackle climate change and protect the world’s oceans.
Each year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres makes a Ramadan visit of solidarity. This year, he travelled to Christchurch, New Zealand to pay tribute to the victims of the mosque attacks which took place there in March.
Continuing a trip to the Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issued a strong call on climate action.
The African Dialogue Series provides a platform to explore critical issues affecting the African continent, including peace, security, human rights, humanitarian and development.
The Non-Proliferation Treaty aims for nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament, and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The NPT Preparatory Committee in 2019 is preparing for a major review of the Treaty in 2020.
A United Nations food security assessment reports that more than 10 million people suffer food shortages in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The food crisis follows the worst harvest in 10 years, due to dry spells, heatwaves and flooding.
At a Forum in Azerbaijan, participants aim to promote intercultural dialogue. Miguel Angel Moratinos, the United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations stressed the importance of fostering mutual understanding.
In Lbya, over 42,000 people have been displaced by fighting around the capital, Tripoli.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called for an immediate ceasefire.