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22 июля, 17:18

UN says ‘many humanitarian achievements’, one year after ouster of ISIL from Mosul

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One year after the liberation of Iraq’s Mosul city from a terrorist group, the United Nations on Saturday marked the anniversary with “many humanitarian achievements” and “a multitude of challenges”.

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22 июля, 15:57

Essential services on verge of shutdown in Gaza as emergency fuel set to run out

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Supplies of emergency fuel provided by the United Nations for critical facilities in Gaza are being fast depleted, a senior UN relief official there warned on Sunday.

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21 июля, 18:10

UN chief urges Hamas and Israel to ‘step back from the brink of another devastating conflict’ in Gaza

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Voicing deep concern over the latest flare-up of violence around Gaza, the United Nations chief on Saturday urged all sides to “step back from the brink of another devastating conflict”.

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21 июля, 16:46

Colombia: New Congress marks rebel group’s transition ‘from weapons to politics’, says UN

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Celebrating the holding of the first session of a new Congress in Colombia, the United Nations has said that the inclusion of former rebels in the legislative body marked their transition “from weapons to politics”.

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21 июля, 00:46

E-Governance: A powerful tool to combat, mitigate and sustainably manage disaster risks

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E-governance plays a critical role in building inclusive, resilient societies both before and in response to disasters, according to a United Nations report issued this week.

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20 июля, 22:46

UN agriculture agency digs in to help forests and farms build resilience to climate change

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Millions of small-scale farmers will be better equipped to withstand the negative impacts of climate change while at the same time improving livelihoods, thanks to a new global push by the United Nations agriculture agency announced during World Forest Week.

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20 июля, 19:11

Refugee health services on track despite record level of displacement, says UN agency

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Despite record numbers of people fleeing conflict and natural disasters globally, vital health services have been largely able to cope, the United Nations refugee agency has said; although communicable diseases, anaemia and stunting remain areas of concern.

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20 июля, 18:53

Syria: Scaled-up assistance, ‘sustained access’ needed to 140,000 made homeless, says UNHCR

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Following a Government-led assault on Syria’s opposition-held areas, an estimated 140,000 people in the country’s south-west remain homeless and in need of help, the United Nation Refugee Agency (UNCHR) said on Friday, calling for sustained access to displaced communities.

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20 июля, 18:08

‘Honest data’ and new ideas key to successful outcome, says UN Environment Assembly President

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The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), to be held in Kenya next March, offers an opportunity for each country to present “honest” data and propose innovative solutions for environmental challenges, especially for sustainable consumption and production, the Assembly’s President has told UN News.   

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20 июля, 17:06

UN agency warns conditions around Yemen’s key port city of Hudaydah still ‘very bad’, as staff rush to deliver aid

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United Nations migration agency staff in Yemen say the key port city of Hudaydah remains “a difficult environment” for the delivery of aid to thousands of people displaced by heavy fighting this week.

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20 июля, 00:06

Close to 7,000 evacuated from Syrian towns after enduring nearly 3-year siege

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After close to three years of siege, 6,900 women, children and men were finally able to leave the Syrian towns of Foah and Kafraya over the past few days, following a local agreement between parties to the conflict. 

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19 июля, 23:15

Multilateral trade challenged by ‘increasingly unilateral trade measures,’ UN forum hears

Despite the improved economic growth, risks to the economic outlook are rising, the United Nations economic and social affairs chief said on Thursday, warning against “increasingly unilateral trade measures” that are challenging the multilateral trading system.