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Striving for peace, decent life for all, ‘very pertinent’ UN Assembly theme, says Ugandan President

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the Republic of Uganda addresses the General Assemblys annual general debate. UN Photo/Cia Pak 19 September 2017 …

Use political weight to eliminate sexual exploitation and abuse, UN official urges global leaders

United Nations work with local communities in Kavumo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to sensitize the population on prevention of sexual explo…

UN anti-crime agency at 20; tackling terrorism, cybercrime vital for peaceful and sustainable future

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Executive Director Yury Fedotov (centre) participated in a special event in Vienna on 14 September 2017 for UNODC…

UN and partners aiding ‘unprecedented’ flow of refugees from Myanmar

People arriving are in urgent need of life-saving assistance , including food, water and sanitation, health and protection. Photo: Saikat Biswas/UN Mi…

At high-lUN scales up response as 270,000 flee Myanmar into Bangladesh in two weeks

After fleeing violence in Myanmar in October 2016, Rohingya refugees live in overcrowded makeshift sites in Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: UNHCR/Saifu…

At high-level forum, UN stresses importance of education in building ‘culture of peace’

Young people at the launch of the International Year of Youth, celebrated annually on 12 August. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras 7 September 2017 Educat…

'New Urban Agenda,' reform of UN-Habitat take spotlight at high-level General Assembly talks

City view of Bogot, Colombia. Photo: Dominic Chavez/World Bank 5 September 2017 The United Nations deputy chief today said that the Organization…

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia – UNICEF

People displaced by the floods take temporary refuge along a road in southern Nepal. Photo: UNICEF Nepal/2017/NShrestha 2 September 2017 …

Time to shift from logic of war,' put interests of Syrian people first, UN Security Council told

Duma, East Ghouta, Syria. Photo: UNOCHA 30 August 2017 Calling for creative ways to work towards peace in Syria, the United Nations Sp…

Human rights violations indicate repressive policy of Venezuelan authorities – UN report

Human rights violations indicate repressive policy of Venezuelan authorities UN report Protesters in La Castellana, a neighborhood in eastern Cara…

In the Gaza Strip, UN chief appeals for Palestinian unity; renews call for two-state solution

In the Gaza Strip, UN chief appeals for Palestinian unity; renews call for two-state solution Secretary-General Antnio Guterres (at podium) speaks …

August 15, 2017 GMF Shenzhen Hospital Meeting

IMCC GMF Secretariat holds meeting with management of Shenzhen Hospital of Southern Medical University to discuss Establishing the First Public Emerge…