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World loses a 'human rights giant,' says UN chief on death of rights expert Asma Jahangir

Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran Asma Jahangir.UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferre 11 February 2018 Human Rights United Nations Secr…

The Ninth World City Forum in Kuala Lumpur focuses on the progress of global development goals

The Ninth World City Forum in February 7, 2018 opened in Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia. Stakeholders from around the world, more than 20 thousand …

Olympic message of peace is universal, UN chief says in Pyeongchang

Secretary-General Antnio Guterres (left) and Thomas Bach, President of the IOC, hold a joint press encounter at the IOC office in Pyeongchang, Republi…

In Seoul, UN chief says Global Goals must be a blueprint for fair globalization

Secretary-General Antnio Guterres makes remarks during the opening session of the first Global Engagement and Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Devel…

UN, African Union voice concern over protracted political crisis in Guinea-Bissau

Secretary-General Antnio Guterres (at podium, right) and Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, address the press followi…

Humanitarian diplomacy ‘getting nowhere’ in Syria warns UN special adviser

Jan Egeland, Special Advisor to the UN Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press during Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. Photo: Violaine Martin 1 Februar…

Youth leaders ready to ‘roll up their sleeves’ and get to work at annual UN forum

A group of young people at the Fifth Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations. (file) UN Photo/Evan Schneider 29 January 2018 Not content …

Without young people, Global Goals will not be achieved, UN forum told

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (left) and Jayathma Wickramanayake, the Secretary-General 30 January 2018 Today's young people are more co…

Thousands flee violence in eastern DR Congo, seek shelter in nearby countries – UN refugee agency

Congolese refugees at a transit centre in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (File) Photo: UNHCR/L. Beck 30 January 20…

Attack on civilians in Kabul another 'despicable crime' in a year of atrocities – UN Mission

Kabul, the centre of Afghanistan's political and social life. Photo UNAMA/Fardin Waezi 28 December 2017 The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afg…

Security Council further tightens sanctions against DPR Korea

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2397 (2017), condemning in the strongest terms the ballistic missile launch conducted by the Democr…

General Assembly demands all States comply with UN resolutions regarding status of Jerusalem

Panels in the General Assembly Hall showing the final count for the resolution on the status of Jerusalem, during the resumed 10th Emergency Special…